Elton John was all in on a plan to perform at the White House before the world-famous rockin' piano player hangs it up — he says — for good.
John is stopping by the South Lawn on Friday night for a show he's calling "A Night When Hope and History Rhyme," a reference to a poem by Irishman Seamus Heaney that President Joe Biden often quotes.
It will be John's first White House gig since he performed with Stevie Wonder at a state dinner in 1998 honoring British Prime Minister Tony Blair.
At age 75, John is on a farewell tour after performing for more than 50 years. Elton John will perform at the White House on Friday night. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images for Harlequin) A giant open-air tent and stage were set up on the White House lawn for the show.The 2,000-person guest list includes teachers, nurses, frontline workers and LGBTQ advocates, plus civil rights advocate Ruby Bridges and Jeanne White-Ginder, an AIDS activist and mother of Ryan White, who died from AIDs-related complications in 1990.Read more on foxnews.com