Elton John in concert tonight; concert-goers need to arrive early - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

4/9/10

Elton John in concert tonight; concert-goers need to arrive early

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LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Elton John and Band are scheduled to perform their ‘Rocket Man –the Greatest Hits Live' concert Friday, April 9, 2010 at the United Spirit Arena. Doors are scheduled to open at 7:00 p.m. with Elton John taking the stage at 8:00 p.m. There is no opening act.

Fans are advised to arrive early to allow plenty of time to park and to avoid last-minute traffic congestion and lines at the door.

Parking is free and will be available in parking lots west of the facility across Indiana Avenue. Concert goers are encouraged to arrive early in order to be seated prior to the start of the show. Elton John is scheduled to take the stage promptly at 8:00 p.m.

Limited tickets remain available at the following Lubbock Select-a-Seat outlets:

  • Civic Center East Pedestrian Mall
  • Dollar Western Wear
  • Ralph's Records & Tapes
  • All area United Supermarkets.

Tickets are also available for charge by phone at (806) 770-2000 or 1-800-735-1288, and for purchase online at www.selectaseatlubbock.com.  Tickets are priced $39.50, $59.50, $89.50 (plus service charges).

Various concessions and a selection of beer and wine will be available for purchase at concession stands.

All patrons and handbags are subject to visual inspection prior to admission to the arena. Large purses and backpacks will not be allowed, and all small bags will be inspected. Patrons who refuse to allow such inspections will be denied entry to the arena. Prohibited items must either be returned to the owner's vehicle or discarded; the arena will not provide a storage area for these items.

The Arena is a non-smoking venue. The designated smoking section for this event is outside the food court doors on the east side of the Arena. Violators of the facility's no smoking policy or carrying any of the prohibited items will be subject to ejection from the facility. Non-professional style cameras, including small short-lens digital, 35mm and disposable cameras, will be permitted for this show. Video or audio recording is strictly prohibited.

Prohibited items at the concert include:

  • Professional / Long Lens Cameras
  • Video/Audio recording devices
  • Laser pointers/laser pens/flashlights
  • Weapons of any kind (knives, tazers, mace, guns, chains, studded/spiked jewelry, etc.)
  • Glass containers or cans of any kind 
  • Large purses or backpacks
  • Skate-shoes
  • Fireworks
  • Noise makers
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Outside food and beverage
  • Tobacco products of any kind
  • Large signs, flags, sticks, poles & banners
  • Animals other than aid dogs
  • Helium balloons
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