Elton has said that he plans to raise the issue of gay rights when he plays Russia on December 6 and 7.
As noted at this Web site yesterday, Elton and Billy Joel were both at Madison Square Garden on December 3.
Elton and his band are doing two shows at New York City's Madison Square Garden this week, tonight and tomorrow evening.
After Paul McCartney, the next British superstar set to perform in Goiania is likely to be Sir Elton.
Elton returns to the Covelli Centre in Youngstown, OH, for a concert on Saturday, February 1.