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EAST RUTHERFORD, NEW JERSEY - JULY 23: Elton John performs at MetLife Stadium on July 23, 2022 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

Here we go! Elton John is at Gillette Wednesday night! Let us begin your everything you need to know, Elton!

Like you everyone here at 1057 WROR are big Elton fans too! Don’t forget that you can WIN your last minute tickets right here at wror.com! This past Saturday night Elton delighted a crowd of SIXTY THOUSAND fans at The Met Life Stadium in New Jersey.


Covid has changed the way we see concerts forever. Nothing is the same. The way we access tickets, purchases, buy food and drink, get venue access and services is ALL different now. I urge you to spend alot of time with this blog and read everything before you go. Learning the new Gillette will help make sure you have a great experience! I listed the items below in no particular order, because as you will see, every item is important.

Let’s start below with the fun first! Here is Elton’s set list from Saturday night. If you are planning to be late, here are the songs you may miss! Share with a friend and enjoy your everything you need to know, Elton with ROR!

The Music

Elton John’s setlist
July. 23, 2022 — MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, N.J.“Bennie and the Jets”
“Philadelphia Freedom”
“I Guess That’s Why They Call It the Blues”
“Border Song”
“Tiny Dancer”
“Have Mercy on the Criminal”
“Rocket Man (I Think It’s Going to Be a Long, Long Time)”
“Take Me to the Pilot”
“Someone Saved My Life Tonight”
“Candle in the Wind”
“Funeral for a Friend/Love Lies Bleeding”
“Burn Down the Mission”
“Sad Songs (Say So Much)”
“Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me”
“The Bitch Is Back”
“I’m Still Standing”
“Crocodile Rock
“Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting”
“Cold Heart”
“Your Song”
“Goodbye Yellow Brick Road”


Doors open at 6pm. Show starts at 8pm. But Elton may not start on time!

Read more below for your everything you need to know, Elton!

  • Bag Policy

    I start with this one, because it’s a big one if we get it wrong. It means a HIKE back to the car, and we miss the first two songs! From Gillette:


    Only clear plastic bags that comply with the Gillette Stadium Bag Policy are allowed into Gillette Stadium on ALL ticketed event and game days. This policy is in effect for all Gillette Stadium ticketed events. Click here for size types allowed. 

  • NO More Physical Tickets!

    At Gillette they do not use physical tickets anymore! All ticket transactions at Gillette are mobile transactions using your mobile phone on The Gillette Mobile APP.  For more important information on this click here. Make sure your phone is charged!

    If you need to transfer your tickets to someone else, click here. 

    Tickets to all events at Gillette Stadium will be accessible via mobile device only. Fans can access and manage mobile tickets via the Gillette Stadium App which is available on the App Store (for iPhone users) and Google Play Store (for Android users). It is recommended that you add your mobile tickets to your Apple Wallet or Google Pay to beat busy network connections at the game or event.

  • All Cash Transactions Are CASHLESS

    Gillette Stadium is now a completely cashless stadium. Only contactless payment options will be accepted within the stadium. Event attendees will be able to utilize one of our new Cash-to-Card kiosks to convert cash to Visa® prepaid cards. Visa® prepaid cards will be valid anywhere Visa® is accepted. For more information on our Cash-to-Card kiosks, https://www.gillettestadium.com/cash-card-kiosks/


  • Accessible Services-Special Needs-Wheel Chair

    This below link is VALUABLE information if you’re arriving with special needs fans. Everything from wheelchair access, elevators, special parking needs, companion seating and much more is right here.

    See more from Gillette:

    Meeting the needs of all our patrons at Gillette Stadium is an ongoing commitment. In our quest to continually improve stadium accessibility, we ask that you contact us with your comments, questions and/or suggestions:

    ATTN: ADA Coordinator Guest Services
    Gillette Stadium Ticket Office
    One Patriot Place
    Foxborough, MA 02035-1388

    Phone: (508) 384-9191 / MassRelay (800) 439-2370

  • Gillette Stadium A-Z

    From animals, to vaping and vehicle charging stations, this link can answer almost ANY question you may have. It covers it all, A-Z.

  • Security and Safety Policy

    While it is sure to be a fun night, rock n roll mixed with alcohol can be a combustible combo. Gillette has a detailed and thought out security policy to insure our safety. Read below and click here for more.

    Security Assistance

    We believe that all patrons should have a fun and safe visit to Gillette Stadium. Please make our security team aware of any and all issues so they can be solved in a timely and professional manner.

    If you require security assistance or want to anonymously report inappropriate fan behavior during an event, you should:

    • Text 50894, call (800) 280-9529, or email customerservice@gillettestadium.com. Tell us your issue and location and we will respond.
    • Tell a uniformed staff member or police officer.
    • Visit our Guest Services booths located on both the Main and Upper Concourses at midfield



  • Parking and Tailgating

    EVERYTHING you need to know about lot hours, open, close and tailgating is right here.

    4 Hours Prior to Kickoff/Concert

     2 Hours postgame for day games
    Immediately after game concludes for night games

    Yes, but no open flames

    Stadium Side: $60 *Prepaid Only
    General P10/11: $30
    Delayed Exit Lot: FREE
    Buses, Limos, RVs, Sprinter/ Econoline vans: $150

  • Alcohol

    Good to read:

    Fans who consume alcohol are encouraged to drink responsibly.

    • You must be 21 years of age or older to purchase alcohol.
    • The only IDs accepted at Gillette Stadium are valid, non-expired driver’s licenses, and Government-issued state identification cards, passports or Military IDs showing picture and a birthdate.
    • Duplicate and expired licenses, liquor IDs, birth certificates, police badges, or any other forms of identification are not accepted at Gillette Stadium.
    • Each person may purchase no more than two (2) alcoholic beverages at any one time.
    • All alcohol sales will be discontinued in the third quarter of Patriots games.
    • Sales may be discontinued earlier at the discretion of stadium management.
    • Questions can be directed to the Guest Services booths located at mid-field on both the east and west sides of the Main and Upper Concourses.
    • Patrons younger than 25 with out of state IDs must visit one of the Guest Services booths for an ID check before purchasing alcohol.
    • Click here for more.