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Published April 09, 2011, 12:40 PM

Elton John Concert Sets Record at Bismarck Civic Center

This week's Elton John concert in Bismarck was the highest-grossing concert in the history of the Civic Center.

By: Associated Press,

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — This week's Elton John concert in Bismarck was the highest-grossing concert in the history of the Civic Center.

Marketing Director Ross Horner tells The Bismarck Tribune that the three-hour concert that drew nearly 9,000 people on Wednesday night brought in nearly $800,000.

Country music legend Willie Nelson is performing at the venue next, on Friday.

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