PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Candle in the Wind, Tiny Dancer, Circle of Life. Fans can hear all those hits and more live when Elton John brings his classic songbook to Maine.

Waterfront Concerts announced on Thursday morning that John's tour through the state will include two stops. He'll play at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland on Nov. 17 and the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Nov. 18.

John's career in pop music spans five decades. The biography provided by Waterfront Concerts lists among his accomplishments more than 250 million records sold worldwide, 31 platinum albums and 29 consecutive Top 40 hits.

Tickets go on sale May 19 at 10 a.m. on the Waterfront Concerts website or by phone at 1-800-745-3000.