The Grounds Of Alexandria is bringing a very special magical experience to all Elton John fans as he tours Australia for what seems for the last time on his Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour.
Until the 22nd of March, the wonderful pre-industrial now urban coffee sanctuary The Grounds of Alexandria will be transformed into a glam rock labyrinth of Elton John inspired installations.
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? THE ROCKET MAN HAS LANDED ? Farewell Yellow Brick Road – an Elton John experience – has come to The Grounds. The iconic wings, a huge rocket, giant crocodile, and of course, a red grand piano; it's all here. Come and walk down our yellow brick road and experience all of the iconic moments from one of the worlds biggest music superstars. Farewell Yellow Brick Road will be at The Grounds 'til March 22nd and is open from 7am 'til 9pm daily. There will be exclusive Elton John merchandise available for purchase, Elton John X The Grounds prizes to be won, as well as limited edition Elton John specials. Head to the link in our bio for full details. @EltonJohn @umusicau @universalmusicgroup @theresemoussa @ramzeychoker @paulpayasalad #TheGrounds #EltonFarewellTour #TheGroundsXEltonJohn #YourSongAtTheGrounds
According to The Grounds of Alexandria, there are offering locals and fans ‘picture-perfect features inspired by some of his most loved songs and iconic costumes and lots of tasty treats for you to enjoy, don’t let the sun go down on this immersive experience without finally exploring what lies beyond the yellow brick road.’
The Myth And The Rock And Roll Legend That Is Elton John
Elton John’s musical achievements to date is unsurpassed and and widely respected and appreciated around the world. In partnering songwriting credits with Bernie Taupin, Elton John is one of the top-selling solo artists of all time with 1 diamond, 40 platinum or multi-platinum, and 23 gold albums, over 50 Top 40 hits, and he has sold more than 300 million records worldwide.
John holds the record for the biggest selling single of all time with ‘Candle In The Wind 1997’ which was performed in tribute to the late Princess Diana and sold over 33 million copies. In addition to his well known songs, Elton John has composed music that remain prevalent in pop culture such as Disney’s The Lion King, Billy Elliot The Musical and his most recent biopic film Rocketman.
What To Expect At The Grounds?
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It wouldn't be an Elton John experience without a piano, and we want to see you give it a play! There's a $200 Grounds voucher and Elton John prize pack up for grabs! Visit The Grounds of Alexandria and give us your best rendition of an Elton John tune on our bright red piano. And you can tell everybody, this is your entry, by posting a video of your efforts to Facebook or Instagram, tagging @thegrounds and using the hashtags #YourSongAtTheGrounds and #EltonFarewellTour. Let's see what you've got! #TheGrounds
As you enter this Elton John glittery extravaganza your shoes will dazzle along the yellow brick footpath under the main archways. There will be gigantic rainbow coloured tassels and feathers surrounding the Ground’s many maze like passageways and a shiny red space rocket!
Although Sir Elton John will not be able to attend the experience himself, fans are able to try their musical prowess on belting out some Elton John bangers such as ‘Rocketman,’ ‘Saturday Night’s Alright For Fighting,’ ‘Crocodile Rock’ or ‘Tiny Dancer’ or ‘Indian Sunset’. By posting a video of yourself playing the red piano on Facebook or Instagram, participants are in the running for a $200 Grounds voucher.
The chefs at The Grounds are pushing their creative boundaries into the desert range inspired by the songs of Sir Elton’s career. Some of the deserts will be a sight to be amazed by. There is a cake called the ‘Tiny Dancer’ which is a vanilla sponge with citrus cream cheese, yellow plum confit, fresh raspberries and vanilla buttercream.
This is definitely an ideal opportunity to do something relaxing and exciting in Sydney over the next few weeks. Live out your glam rock fantasies in this unforgettable experience.
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