PORTLAND – The legendary Elton John will return to the Cumberland County Civic Center Thursday, Feb. 28, performing solo and playing his greatest hits and more recent songs from his latest release, “Rocket Man Number Ones.”

Tickets go on sale at noon Friday. They are $67.50, $87.50 and $127. Tickets are available at the civic center box office; at ll Ticketmaster outlets; by calling 775-3331 or 775-3458; and online at www.ticketmaster.com and www.livenation.com. There is an eight-ticket limit per customer. For more information, log on to www.theciviccenter.com.

Sir Elton last performed in Portland before a sell-out crowd in 2004.

The consummate singer/pianist/entertainer has sold more than 200 million records and continues to add innovative work to his personal repertoire of 29 consecutive Top 40 hits, 35 gold and 25 platinum albums.

“Rocket Man Number Ones,” released in March 2007, debuted in the Top 10 and features newly compiled and digitally mastered greatest hits spanning the first three decades of the singer-songwriter’s career.

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