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Expo Participants to Include EJ Bandmates And ”Tin Pan Alley” Author
Posted by editor_usa

Friday 19
July 2013 @ 16:56




East End Lights magazine is holding another ELTON EXPO this fall. The publisher believes this years line-up will be the best ever, with a little added mystery included. At present, guests include:

·       Elton’s Group (Davey, Nigel, John, Kim and Matt)

·       Keith Hayward Author of Tin Pan Alley-The Rise of Elton John

·       Producer Matt Still & Sound Engineer Matt Herr

·      Performances by Ben Babylon (son of late band member Guy Babylon) and EJ tribute band, Elton Rohn

·       A Behind the Music Panel with Elton’s Crew 

·      Some Relatives And Pals of Elton  And The Band PLUSA VERY SPECIAL MYSTERY GUEST!!

Registration, which costs $175 per person, is limited. The Tuscany Suites Hotel  has reserved a block of rooms at a discounted rate for attendees. So when phoning, be sure to mention that you are going to the Elton Expo; 1-877-887-2263 or 702-947-5925. More information can be obtaining by emailing

The first 20 attendees registered will receive a copy of Keiths book: Tin Pan Alley, The Rise of Elton John.

Incidentally, this Web site has been running a contest to win a free copy of the biography. We have two to give away, and these aren’t paperbacks, but limited edition hardbacks. They better show off the beautiful jacket, designed by David Larkham.

To enter, answer the question, What was the name of the pub that the singer, then known as ‘Reg,’ played in during his early years?


Please include your name and address, and use the subject line, ”Tin Pan Alley Contest” when writing


Just one entry per person will be accepted, and this competition, which ends on the first of August, is open to fans worldwide.