Farewell Yellow Brick Road

Elton John announces new London tour date for 2020

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Elton John today announces a further 2020 arena date to his colossal Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour. A seventh date has been added to the 2020 run at the O2 Arena, London on December 2 due to unprecedented demand.

The news of the new date comes as the tour passed its 100th show in Lille. Over 1.5 million people have now seen the show since it began in September. Tickets for the newly added O2 date go on general sale on Friday 5th July at 10.00AM and are available at theo2.co.uk, ticketmaster.co.uk and axs.com

American Express® Pre-sale will run from 10am on Thursday 4 July until 10am on Friday 5 July 2019 for all American Express Cardmembers. Eligible American Express Cardmembers can take advantage of priority booking from 10am on Thursday 4 July 2019. Visit axs.com/amexpresale to book. T&Cs apply.

Elton John announces new London tour date for 2020

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Elton John today announces a further 2020 arena date to his colossal Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour. A sixth date has been added at London’s The O2 on December 14th due to unprecedented demand. The news of the new date comes as the tour nears its 100th show in Lille tomorrow (18th June), and by the time he has played Paris on June 20th, over 1.5 million people will have seen the show since it began in September. 

Tickets for the shows will be on sale from 10am on Friday 21st June. Eligible American Express Cardmembers can take advantage of priority booking from 10am on Wednesday 19th June 2019. Visit axs.com/amexpresale to book. T&Cs apply.

Speaking of the UK dates Elton John says “This tour will take me to a lot of places that hold a special place in my heart, but the UK shows will be amongst the highlights of the entire tour. The UK is where my heart is, and it will always be home. To get the opportunity to celebrate some of the incredible moments we’ve shared over the years with my British fans will be very special indeed. These homecoming shows will be emotional, but a lot of fun.”

Kicking off in the U.S. in September, the ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ tour has already been greeted with a wealth of praise from critics and fans alike. The three year tour will consist of more than 350 shows across five continents, hitting North America, Europe, Asia, South America and Australasia before reaching its conclusion in 2021. These dates mark the superstar’s last-ever tour and the end of half a century on the road for one of pop culture’s most enduring performers. Elton’s new stage production will take his fans on a musical and highly visual journey spanning a 50-year career of hits like no one has ever seen before.

Information guides available for Elton John in Hove & Cardiff this Summer

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Concert-goers with tickets to see Elton John and his Farewell Yellow Brick tour in Hove and Cardiff this summer are encouraged to explore our information guides to ensure you have the best possible experience on the day of the concert.

The 1st Central County Ground, Hove

Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff

Elton John doubles capacity of Montreux show

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Previously announced Montreux Jazz Festival dates consolidated to one larger venue on Saturday 29th June due to phenomenal demand.

Extra tickets on sale tomorrow at 12pm CET.

Elton John today announces that due to phenomenal demand he will be upscaling the venue for his Montreux Jazz Festival shows to the Stade de la Saussaz. He will now be playing one night at the 15,000 capacity Stade de la Saussaz on Saturday 29th June, as opposed to the previously announced two nights at 4,000 capacity Auditorium Stravinski on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th June. The change of date and venue will allow almost double the amount of his fans to attend the show.

Tickets previously purchased for Sunday 30th June will be valid for Saturday 29th at Stade de la Saussaz. Fans should contact their ticket vendor for further details. Additional tickets for Saturday 29th June are on general sale from midday tomorrow.

The show will be the first time Elton has played Montreux Jazz Festival and the show on 29th June at Stade de al Saussaz will be by far the grandest show the festival has ever seen. This show forms part of the acclaimed ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ tour, Elton’s final global tour which has been attracting rave reviews since starting in the US in September 2018.

The ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ tour was announced at Gotham Hall, New York in January 2018. The first 76 dates sold out immediately after going on general sale, confirming that the farewell tour will be some of, if not the, hottest gig tickets of the next three years.

“The road to retirement has never looked or sounded so good.” Billboard

“Played with the passion and love of music of a young artist just starting out. Only he can mix it with the showmanship of 50 years of being one of music’s greatest entertainers. Combine those elements and you have a show that you will never forget..” Forbes

Having kicked off in the U.S. in September of last year to a hail of critical acclaim, the ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ tour will consist of more than 300 shows across five continents, hitting North America, Europe, Asia, South America and Australasia before reaching its conclusion in 2021. These dates mark the superstar’s last-ever tour and the end of half a century on the road for one of pop culture’s most enduring performers, who was last year named as the most successful male solo artist in Billboard Hot 100 chart history, having logged 67 entries, including nine No. 1s and 27 Top 10s.

Over the course of his three-year FAREWELL YELLOW BRICK ROAD worldwide tour, Elton John will visit five continents and play over 300 concerts around the world. Please visit EltonJohn.com often for new concert announcements.

Elton John announces additional Farewell Yellow Brick Road show at The O2

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Elton John has today announced a third date at The O2, London for his colossal Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour in 2020. Initially announced last week, the arena tour kicks off with two dates at The O2, London (6th, 7th Nov 2020), before arriving in Birmingham (Arena, 9th and Resorts World Arena, 11th Nov 2020), Liverpool (Echo Arena 13th and 14th Nov 2020), Manchester (Arena 17th and 28th Nov 2020), Aberdeen (TECA 20th and 21st Nov 2020), Glasgow (The SSE Hydro 24th and 25th Nov 2020), Leeds (First Direct Arena 7th Dec 2020) and Belfast (The SSE Arena, 4th Dec 2020). The tour will return to The O2, London on Wednesday 9th December for the new date, added due to phenomenal pre-sale demand.

Tickets for this latest run of UK shows go on sale tomorrow at 10.00am.

Speaking of the UK dates Elton John says “The Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour will take us to many places that have meant a lot to me over the last fifty years, but these UK shows will be incredibly special. The UK is home, and where my heart will always be. To celebrate some of the incredible moments we’ve shared with my British fans over the years will be wonderful. These homecoming shows will be very emotional, and a lot of fun.”

Kicking off in the U.S. in September, the ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ tour has already been greeted with a wealth of praise from critics and fans alike. The three year tour will consist of more than 300 shows across five continents, hitting North America, Europe, Asia, South America and Australasia before reaching its conclusion in 2021. The tour has already been witnessed by over half a million fans. These dates mark the superstar’s last-ever tour and the end of half a century on the road for one of pop culture’s most enduring performers, who was recently named as the most successful male solo artist in Billboard Hot 100 chart history, having logged 67 entries, including nine No. 1s and 27 Top 10s. Elton’s new stage production will take his fans on a musical and highly visual journey spanning a 50-year career of hits like no one has ever seen before.

Elton’s new stage production will take his fans on a musical and highly visual journey spanning a 50-year career of hits like no one has ever seen before.

VIP packages available for all shows

Over the course of his three-year FAREWELL YELLOW BRICK ROAD worldwide tour, Elton John will visit five continents and play over 300 concerts around the world. Please visit EltonJohn.com often for new concert announcements.

Elton John Announces Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour UK Arena Dates For 2020

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Elton John today announces the first 2020 UK dates of his colossal Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour. Kicking off with two dates at The O2, London (6th and 7th November 2020), the arena tour will then take in Birmingham (Arena, 9th and Resorts World Arena, 11th Nov 2020), Liverpool (Echo Arena 13th and 14th Nov 2020), Manchester (Arena 17th and 28th Nov 2020), Aberdeen (TECA 20th and 21st Nov 2020), Glasgow (The SSE Hydro 24th and 25th Nov 2020) and Leeds (First Direct Arena 7th Dec 2020). Full dates listed below.

Tickets for this latest run of UK shows go on sale on Friday 16th November at 10.00am.

Speaking of the UK dates Elton John says “The Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour will take us to many places that have meant a lot to me over the last fifty years, but these UK shows will be incredibly special. The UK is home, and where my heart will always be. To celebrate some of the incredible moments we’ve shared with my British fans over the years will be wonderful. These homecoming shows will be very emotional, and a lot of fun.”

Kicking off in the U.S. in September, the ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ tour has already been greeted with a wealth of praise from critics and fans alike. The three-year tour will consist of more than 300 shows across five continents, hitting North America, Europe, Asia, South America and Australasia before reaching its conclusion in 2021. By the end of this week, over half a million fans will already have witnessed the tour. These dates mark the superstar’s last-ever tour and the end of half a century on the road for one of pop culture’s most enduring performers, who was recently named as the most successful male solo artist in Billboard Hot 100 chart history, having logged 67 entries, including nine No. 1s and 27 Top 10s. Elton’s new stage production will take his fans on a musical and highly visual journey spanning a 50-year career of hits like no one has ever seen before.

Tickets can be purchased from:

ticketmaster.co.uk | axs.com/uk | gigantic.com | alttickets.com

Over the course of his three-year FAREWELL YELLOW BRICK ROAD worldwide tour, Elton John will visit five continents and play over 300 concerts around the world. Please visit EltonJohn.com often for new concert announcements.

Elton John has announced two new shows in Scandinavia

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Elton John has announced two new shows in Scandinavia.

The first Norwegian date of his epic Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour at Bergenhus Festning Koengen on June 4th 2019 and a second date at Copenhagen Royal Arena on June 6th 2019.

Tickets go on general sale Wednesday, 10th October at 10.00am.

The second Copenhagen date has been added after the initial date - announced as part of Elton’s epic final tour announcement at Gotham Hall, New York in January- sold out immediately.

Starting in Vienna, Austria on May 1st, 2019, the European Farewell Yellow Brick Road concerts will hit Poland, Czech Republic, Germany, Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, Belgium, Italy, Norway, United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland and Switzerland.

“I want to thank my extraordinary fans for their overwhelming support throughout my career and especially their interest in being there to celebrate my final Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour,” said Elton John. “I am so excited for the start of the tour and can’t wait to see everybody on the road.”

The tour kicked off in the U.S. on September 8th, 2018, to rave reviews. The Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour will consist of more than 300 shows across five continents, hitting North America, Europe, Asia, South America and Australasia before reaching its conclusion in 2021. These dates mark the superstar’s last-ever tour and the end of half a century on the road for one of pop culture’s most enduring performers. Elton’s new stage production will take his fans on a musical and highly visual journey spanning a 50-year career of hits like no one has ever seen before

Farewell Yellow Brick Road: What the media say

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On Saturday night Elton welcomed his audience to the first date on the 'Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour' in Allentown, PA.

“Good evening Allentown and welcome to the very first show on the Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour. This is quite a night for us and for me especially because this has been two-and-a-half years in the making and thinking about, and I hope you enjoy what we’re gonna play for you and show for you."

Elton John Dazzles at Farewell Tour Launch
— Rolling Stone

Breaking hearts, Elton John kicks off final world tour
— CNN

Elton John’s farewell tour begins on an amazing note
— USA Today

“Your Song,” “Crocodile Rock,” “Someone Saved My Life Tonight,” “Tiny Dancer,” “Philadelphia Freedom,” “The Bitch is Back,” “Rocket Man,” “Daniel,” and “Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting” — all songs John has undoubtedly played hundreds, if not thousands, of times — are performed with a joy of someone who still really loves what they do and has every intention of saying goodbye to these timeless pieces properly.
— The Hollywood Reporter

The Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour will play more than 300 shows in front of an estimated six-million people across five continents before ending in 2021.