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Bauer Media UK has partnered with Elton John in order to broadcast a live performance from his First Direct Arena show in Leeds on Monday 16 September on Magic.

‘Elton John: Home Again on Magic’ sees all stations across the Magic Network North marking the release of John’s new album with a dedicated two-hour special. Hosted by Magic evening show presenter Ray Rose, the show will feature Elton John classics as well as his new single ‘Home Again’, and live tracks from the 4 September show.

Of the live show, Sir Elton John, said: “I am delighted to have been invited to be one of the first artists to perform in what will be a wonderful new venue…this will be the first time I have played Leeds since 1984 when I played at the Queens Hall, so I am really looking forward to playing to the City of Leeds once again.”

From Monday 26 August Magic will be offering fans the chance to win tickets to the show. Every time an Elton John song is played randomly selected caller will win tickets, with a pair up for grabs in each weekday show and during Magic’s flagship weekend shows ‘Magic Breakfast with Mike Read’ and ‘The Tony Blackburn Show’.

The two-hour special will be supported by a full multiplatform promotional campaign, in addition to promotional activity in the run up to the concert itself. Additionally on Monday 16 September Magic is also planning a week-long giveaway of the new album ‘The Diving Board’. All activity will be supported on both the Magic and Elton John sites and on social media.

Read more at http://www.thedrum.com/news/2013/08/19/bauer-media-announces-elton-john-and-magic-partnership#fYGHw2E6rm0MRbw1.99

Bauer Media UK has partnered with Elton John in order to broadcast a live performance from his First Direct Arena show in Leeds on Monday 16 September on Magic.

‘Elton John: Home Again on Magic’ sees all stations across the Magic Network North marking the release of John’s new album with a dedicated two-hour special. Hosted by Magic evening show presenter Ray Rose, the show will feature Elton John classics as well as his new single ‘Home Again’, and live tracks from the 4 September show.

Of the live show, Sir Elton John, said: “I am delighted to have been invited to be one of the first artists to perform in what will be a wonderful new venue…this will be the first time I have played Leeds since 1984 when I played at the Queens Hall, so I am really looking forward to playing to the City of Leeds once again.”

From Monday 26 August Magic will be offering fans the chance to win tickets to the show. Every time an Elton John song is played randomly selected caller will win tickets, with a pair up for grabs in each weekday show and during Magic’s flagship weekend shows ‘Magic Breakfast with Mike Read’ and ‘The Tony Blackburn Show’.

The two-hour special will be supported by a full multiplatform promotional campaign, in addition to promotional activity in the run up to the concert itself. Additionally on Monday 16 September Magic is also planning a week-long giveaway of the new album ‘The Diving Board’. All activity will be supported on both the Magic and Elton John sites and on social media.

Read more at http://www.thedrum.com/news/2013/08/19/bauer-media-announces-elton-john-and-magic-partnership#fYGHw2E6rm0MRbw1.99

Bauer‘s Magic Network North is planning a 2-hour special on September 16, the same day that Elton’s new disc, The Diving Board, comes out in the UK.

 

The special will feature Elton’s Leeds gig on September 4, and the presenter will be Ray Rose.

From August 26, fans will have a chance to win tickets to see Elton. What’s more, copies of the greatly anticipated album will be given away.