Published Monday, March 17, 2008 | 6:49 p.m.
Updated Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008 | 2:14 p.m.
Strip headliner (and worldwide pop music superstar) Elton John will perform a solo concert fundraiser for presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at New York City's Radio City Music Hall on April 9. Tickets -- from $125 to $2,300 -- go on sale this Wednesday, the same day Sir Elton moves back into the Colosseum at Caesars Palace and resumes performances of his "The Red Piano" show (tickets are $100-$250).
Bette Midler, who just finished the first round of her two-year Caesars engagement and is off until June 24, has reportedly donated equal amounts to the Clinton and Barack Obama campaigns (Midler discusses "Vegas throat" and her hate/love relationship with the city in this New York magazine interview.
Cher, who starts her Caesars run on May 6, has already given her endorsement to Clinton.
"Elton and Hillary: One Night Only" is the entertainer's first public solo concert in New York City without his band since his solo concert at Madison Square Garden in October 2000.
"I'm not a politician but I believe in the work that Hillary Clinton does," he said today in a statement.
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