Future City NewsWas Blown Away By The Glamorous Setting At The White House Elton John
The Magnificent SettingThe lavish scene in front of the White House on Friday night, with President Joe Biden and wife Jill Biden, in attendance, astounded even music star, Elton J
Mesmerized"I don't know what to say, what a dump," John, 75, jokingly onto the stage with the White House lit up in the background before turning serious.
Concert's themeIn homage to a poem by Irish Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney, John stopped by South Lawn for a performance titled "A Night When Hope and History Rhyme."
The settingA large open-air tent and stage were erected on the White House lawn for the performance.
AttendeesTeachers, nurses, frontline workers, LGBTQ activists, civil rights pioneer Ruby Bridges, and AIDS campaigner and mother of Ryan White, who passed away from AIDS-related pr
Former LadyLaura Bush, a former first lady, also attended the performance.
John praised Ryan WhiteJohn lauded Ryan White throughout the performance and claimed that six months after the teen's passing, Ryan White had been sober.
The dedicated songDon't Let the Sun Go Down on Me" is a song that John dedicated to White.
The ending surprise Biden presented John with the National Humanities Medal as a surprise at the end of the performance in recognition of his body of work and his long history of
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