The following news has now been confirmed: Elton will perform two concerts with the band at New York's Madison Square Garden on October 20/21, 2000.
The shows will be titled The Greatest Hits - Live, and they will be recorded for both a television broadcast and a live album which is expected to be released November 13, 2000. Apart from Elton and the band (including Davey Johnstone, Guy Babylon, Bob Birch, Nigel Olsson, John Jorgenson, Curt Bisquera and John Mahon) fans should expect a few special guests on stage as well.
Note that these shows will mark Elton's 50th and 51st performance at world-famous Maidson Square Garden. Tickets will go on sale on August 21, 2000.