Elton John – Visitor Info

Elton John hospitality (3)

Sunday 4 June – The 3aaa County Ground, Derby

The 3aaa County Ground will play host to one of the music events of the year, as Elton John performs in Derby on Sunday 4 June 2017, as part of his worldwide Wonderful Crazy Night Tour.

Taking to the stage, Elton will perform songs from his latest studio album ‘Wonderful Crazy Night’, as well as his most-loved hits from his stellar career.

Please plan your journey to the ground in advance and give plenty of time to arrive. Additional security checks will be in place and we advise all spectators to arrive early. Thank you for your cooperation.

Event Information

Sunday 4 June, 2017

Doors open                     4pm
Jake Isaac                      From 6pm
Elton John                      From 7pm
Finish                              Approx. 9.40pm

The 3aaa County Ground
Nottingham Road
DE21 6DA


Tickets can be purchased on the day from the Box Office, which will be open from 12noon on Sunday 4 June.

Pre-purchased tickets for collection can be collected from the Box Office which will be located by the main entrance at the 3aaa Pavilion; DE21 6DA.

Visitor Guide

Click HERE to view our visitor guide PDF.

The document has all the information visitors to The 3aaa County Ground for the Elton John concert on Sunday 4 June needs, including FAQs, directions and parking. More information is available below.


Official Parking, provided by the venue, will be available at car parks located around The 3aaa County Ground and will available to purchase on the day.  Parking is £10 per car.

Parking is available at;

  • Car Park B – Racecourse (DE21 6AF)
    • Car Park is located on the Racecourse playing field adjacent to the venue
    • Once onsite, please head onto Nottingham Road and turn down St Mark’s Road. Entrance to Car Park B is next to Derwent Community Primary School.
  • Car Park D – Cardinal Square (DE1 3QT)
    • Car Park is located at Cardinal Square, a short 7 minute walk from the venue
    • Please input DE1 3QT into your Sat Nav for Car Park D at Cardinal Square

Cars may not be left overnight, and the venue does not take any responsibility for the safe custody of any cars or articles therein, nor for any damage to any such car or articles. All cars are left entirely at their owner’s risk. Cars left overnight may be towed.


From M1 South: Take exit 25 for A52 Derby. After 6 miles arrive at Pentagon Island. The ground is 4th exit off this roundabout, signposted with Derbyshire County Cricket Club.

From M1 North: Take exit 28 for A38 Derby. After approx 13 miles, arrive at roundabout, take 1st exit A61, signposted with a brown cricket sign. Follow over 2 more roundabouts, stay on A61. At Pentagon Island, take 1st exit off roundabout into ground, signposted with Derbyshire County Cricket Club.

From M6: Take exit, J15 (from south), J16 (from north), follow signs to A50 (Uttoxeter). Follow A50 approx 20 miles to A516 to Derby. Take A516 until it joins A38 then follow directions (from Birmingham) above.

For more information, please call 01332 388 101 or email [email protected].


The Club place safety of all visitors to The 3aaa County Ground as our highest priority.

We are continuing to work closely with authorities, our partners and event promoters, to ensure that those attending any of our cricket matches, concerts or events can do so knowing that we are working to make their visit as safe, secure and comfortable as possible.

Statement from Marshall Arts, promoters for Elton John concert.

The safety and security of our audiences, artistes and staff continues to be our highest priority, and in light of the recent atrocity in Manchester, we would like to assure everyone that we are taking heed of all current government and police advice, and are implementing all necessary actions to ensure those attending our events are in the safest possible environment.

Enhanced security measures will be in place, and we would request that concert-goers avoid bringing bags and would advise that full searches and body scans may be in operation. We ask for your full cooperation, and apologise for any inconvenience which may be caused.

We respectfully ask that you consider arriving earlier than normal to give yourself plenty of time to enter the venue.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

For more information about Elton John and his Band live in Derby, please call 01332 388 101 or email [email protected].

We hope you enjoy the concert.

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