Elton John To Perform At McKenzie Arena On March 23

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Legendary performer Elton John will be at UTC McKenzie Arena on Saturday, March 23, at 8 p.m.

He performed in front of a sell-out crowd at McKenzie Arena two years ago.

Tickets go on sale beginning Friday, Jan. 25, at 10 a.m. Tickets are $39, $79, $139 and will be available online at TicketTracks.com, at the UTC McKenzie Arena box office, or charge-by-phone at (423) 266-6627. A service charge is added to each ticket. There is an eight ticket limit per customer.


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