El­ton con­cert lifts bar

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the Septem­ber 30 gig, nearly dou­ble the sta­dium’s pre­vi­ously recorded ca­pac­ity of 13,500 at the NQ Cow­boys v Pan­thers match in 2001.

Cairns Mayor Bob Man­ning said the con­cert would be the largest sin­gle tick­eted mu­sic event hosted in the re­gion. “As a city, it show­cases our abil­ity to host world class events, and as a re­gion, it will de­liver out­stand­ing na­tional and in­ter­na­tional ex­po­sure and on­go­ing eco­nomic ben­e­fits,” he said.

CAZALYS Sta­dium is set to at­tract a record­break­ing au­di­ence when Sir El­ton John (right) per­forms in Cairns in Septem­ber, at­tract­ing dou­ble the sta­dium’s ca­pac­ity crowd.

Queens­land Pre­mier An­nasta­cia Palaszczuk said the Once in a Life­time Tour, which is also head­ing to Mackay, would be the big­gest event, of any kind, hosted in Cazalys and Mackay’s BB Print Sta­dium his­tory.

Cairns is on track to reach 25,000 au­di­ence mem­bers for

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