Elton John performs at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT - Elton John took center stage at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport Friday night.

The last time the music legend was in the arena was in 2004.

Those in charge of the event tell News 12 Connecticut that the tickets sold in 17 minutes. They say that he's the biggest star to come through their doors.

This was the first stop of Elton John's new tour. 

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