ANAHEIM, CA (CelebrityAccess) — Disneyland was the place for music lovers on Friday night January 15th. Sir Elton John surprised guests with a performance at the famed theme park, tickling the ivories on a cherry red piano in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle. According to officials it was for an upcoming TV special. But it created a fun frenzy on social media.
Fans with Instagram and other social media accounts gave free publicity with their excitement to share their good fortune to see The Grammy Award Winner. There will be an ABC special “The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60.” Which will include the surprise concert.
The two-hour special is scheduled to air on February 21st at 8 p.m. it will also feature performances by other artists. Sir Elton John is just the first celebrity announced to star on the show so far.
Park guests were treated to two tunes, “Circle of Life,” from Disney’s “The Lion King,” and another from his new album, said park spokeswoman Suzi Brown adding “It was a surprise for most of our guests.”