Elton John Announces Farewell Yellow Brick Road Retirement Tour

26 January, 2018, 02:51 | Author: Larry Hoffman
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He also took time to dispel reports in the United Kingdom press that he was ending touring because he was sick saying "I picked up an infection in South America and it knocked me sideways for seven weeks but I still did 96 shows previous year".

The Queens's unhappy daughter-in-law, Lady Diana, was one of Elton John's best friends.

"I'm not Cher", he said during the announcement, referencing the 'Believe" singer's habit of returning to touring following supposed "farewell' tours, "this is the end".

That said, the veteran rock and pop star played 87 shows a year ago, including one at Blackburn Rovers' Ewood Park stadium, across Europe, Australia and his Las Vegas show The Million Dollar Piano. "And I thought the time is right to say thank you to all my fans around the world globally and to say goodbye and just to have a breathe". The American Express pre-sale begins Thursday at 10 a.m. until Monday at 10 p.m.

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John replied, "It's the last time that I will be touring because my priorities have changed in my life".

According to Elton's website, he's set to kick off his "Farewell Yellow Brick Road" tour in September of this year in the U.S., before heading to Europe in early 2019.

Elton announced the news on Wednesday (24.01.18) during a press Q&A session with exclusive VR180 live stream supported by YouTube at Gotham Hall, New York City.

Tickets for initial shows listed below go on sale to the general public beginning February 2 at 10 a.m. local.

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He says he made the decision because his priorities have changed - and now focus around his family and children.

John's farewell tour starts in September.

Elton John announced today, in an event with Anderson Cooper, that he will retire from touring after almost 50 years of being on the road nonstop.

On Sunday, the veteran musician is to perform one of his classic hits alongside Miley Cyrus at the Grammy Awards where he will collect the President's Merit Award. The singer say farewell to life on the road after a three-year, worldwide tour starting this fall. His biggest hits were all produced in the 1970s, "Rocket Man", "Crocodile Rock", "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" and "Candle in the Wind".

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On Tuesday, a pop-up event at King's Cross station also saw a self-playing piano with an augmented reality Elton sitting at it, performing "Your Song". To date, he has delivered more than 4,000 performances in more than 80 countries since launching his first tour in 1970. He has sold 300 million records.

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