Tag Archives: Leon Russell

Elton John opens Tribeca with “Union,” free concert

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The 2011 Tribeca Film Festival is off and running, having opened last night with the premiere of “The Union.” Directed by Cameron Crowe, “Union” tells how Elton John and his musical idol, Leon Russell, reunited after not speaking for decades. Previously, the men had collaborated on[...]

Elton John hosting, musical guest on ‘Saturday Night Live’ tonight

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: Well this, I gotta see! What will Elton John do tonight as host of ‘Saturday Night Live’? Will he make fun of himself? Can he act in comic sketches? We’ll see! One thing we know he can do, and do superbly, is sing. Elton is also[...]

Elton John, Cameron Crowe opening Tribeca with “The Union”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The Tribeca Film Festival today announced that the world premiere of Cameron Crowe’s documentary “The Union” will open the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival. A performance by the film’s subject – Elton John – will follow the free, outdoor screening to kick off the Festival’s 10th edition[...]

Elton John to host ‘Saturday Night Live’ in April

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: Why do I get the feeling there’s going to be a Billy Joel sketch in here somewhere? It was announced at Elton John’s annual Oscar night bash that the singer and new father will be guest hosting NBC’s ‘Saturday Night Live’ on April 2. Elton has[...]