Elton John broadcasts last-ever UK tour dates as he extends farewell
In what’s changing into one of many longest goodbyes in pop historical past, Elton John has prolonged his ultimate Farewell Yellow Brick Street tour with a sequence of dates across the UK, Europe and North America.
In June 2022, he’ll carry out at soccer stadiums in Norwich, Liverpool, Sunderland, Bristol and Swansea, including to the 25 UK and Eire enviornment tour dates which can be scheduled for late 2021. The stadium exhibits are at present set to be his final ever tour dates within the UK.
There are additionally six newly introduced stadium live shows throughout Europe, and 20 in North America. He’ll conclude the latter run with two nights at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, web site of two well-known nights in October 1975 the place he carried out to greater than 100,000 folks in a glittering baseball outfit.
Elton, 74, stated: “I’m going to exit within the greatest attainable approach, acting at my absolute best, with probably the most spectacular manufacturing I’ve ever had, enjoying in locations which have meant a lot to me all through my profession … This has been an unbelievable tour to this point, filled with probably the most superb highs, and I stay up for making extra great recollections with you at these ultimate exhibits.”
The Farewell Yellow Brick Street tour was introduced in 2018, with Elton saying: “It’s time to come back off the street so I can totally embrace the subsequent essential chapter of my life. I have to dedicate extra time to elevating my kids.”
Its run of greater than 300 exhibits was initially scheduled to finish at London’s O2 Area in December 2020. A lot of these dates have been postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic, and in addition added to – the tour is now scheduled to complete up with two dates in Auckland in January 2023.
The tour has made a quick cease within the UK already, enjoying Hove and Cardiff in June 2019. In a five-star assessment, the Guardian stated of the Hove live performance: “He performs for almost three hours, power continuously excessive, ending nearly each track by getting off his piano stool and gesturing ‘Come on!’ on the viewers like a Watford striker who simply delivered a 30-yard screamer.”
Newly introduced Elton John 2022 tour dates
27 Could – Frankfurt, Deutsche Financial institution Park 29 Could – Leipzig, Crimson Bull Area 4 June – Milan, San Siro Stadium 7 June – Horsens, CASA Area 9 June – Arnhem, GelreDome 11 June – Paris, La Protection Area
15 June – Norwich, Carrow Street 17 June – Liverpool, Anfield Stadium 19 June – Sunderland, Stadium of Mild 22 June – Bristol, Ashton Gate Stadium 29 June – Swansea, Liberty Stadium
15 July – Philadelphia, PA, Residents Financial institution Park 18 July – Detroit, MI, Comerica Park 23 July – East Rutherford, NJ, MetLife Stadium 28 July – Foxboro MA, Gillette Stadium 30 July – Cleveland, OH, Progressive Discipline 5 August – Chicago, IL, Soldier Discipline 7 September – Toronto, ON, Rogers Centre 10 September – Syracuse, NY, Service Dome 16 September – Pittsburgh, OH, PNC Park 18 September – Charlotte, NC, Financial institution of America Stadium 22 September – Atlanta, GA, Mercedes-Benz Stadium 24 September – Washington DC, Nationals Park 30 September – Arlington, TX, Globe Life Discipline 2 October – Nashville, TN, Nissan Stadium 21 October – Vancouver, BC, BC Place 29 October – San Antonio, TX, Alamodome 4 November – Houston, TX, Minute Maid Park 12 November – Phoenix, AZ, Chase Discipline 19 November – Los Angeles, CA, Dodger Stadium 20 November – Los Angeles, CA, Dodger Stadium