Elton John at River Center in March, tickets on sale Friday Elton John at River Center in March, tickets on sale Friday FUN staff Feb. 12, 2013 Comments Sir Elton is coming to town. Elton John and his band will play the Baton Rouge River Center Arena Friday, March 29. This will mark John’s first concert in the city in more than 20 years, and his first time performing at the River Center. Tickets, which will go on sale Friday, are $39, $79 and $139 plus fees. Call (800) 745-3000, go online athttp://www.ticketmaster.com or visit the River Center box office.