Elton John And Lady Gaga Played On The Sunset Strip
Mon, 29 Feb 2016 12:55:23
On Saturday, Elton John and Lady Gaga played a "pop-up" show at the old Tower Records parking lot in West Hollywood, California. The Sunset Strip gig began at noon and featured the legendary artist playing a variety of his hits as well as Lady Gaga. Fans were alerted online at 8 a.m. by Elton John according to Rolling Stone, and Gaga Tweeted "Get your asses to Sunset Blvd Tower Records! 12pm PT Elton John ft Me!"
The duo are currently working on Lady Gaga's upcoming album, so it should be no surprise that they were performing together. The performance gave thanks to the city of West Hollywood for 24 years of hosting Elton John's annual Oscar viewing party, which gives all proceeds to the Elton John AIDS Foundation. The singer told the crowd, "We've raised millions and millions of dollars to help people with AIDS throughout the whole world and America."
John has an extensive history with the now closed Tower Records building, detailed in the documentary All Thing Must Pass. The singer said during the performance, "I'm especially proud to be playing the parking lot of one of my favorite buildings of all time, the old Tower Records building. I could have probably bought Los Angeles with the money I spent in Tower Records."
For more on Elton John and Lady Gaga, check out:
Lady Gaga Working With Elton John On New Album
The Killers To Work With Elton John On New Album
—The ARTISTdirect Staff
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