Elton John is soon to travel the UK on his final tour, hitting music venues from summer 2022.
On 24 January 2018, Elton John announced that he would embark on the three-year tour consisting of 300 concerts worldwide.
The tour’s name and poster references back to his 1973 album Goodbye Yellow Brick Road.
The tour began in Allentown, Pennsylvania, on 8 September 2018. At the end of the first part, it won Billboard Music Award in the category Top Rock Tour and according to the world’s leading magazine for concert and live music industry Pollstar, the tour has earned has grossed $358.6 million across 179 shows.
Elton John’s ambitious plans were postponed due to setbacks like COVID-19 pandemic and his long-lasting leg and hip injuries. He told his fans he did this with ‘great sadness’.
Recently, John collaborated with Dua Lipa, Years & Years, Rina Sawayama and Lil Nas X for new The Lockdown Sessions album.
The iconic British pop star gives his fans last chance to see him before his final retirement from touring.
His ‘Rocket Man’ journey is going across the UK, Europe, North America and Australia throughout 2022-2023. John speaks particularly fondly of places where he once been.
“I’m going to go out in the biggest possible way, performing at my very best, with the most spectacular production I’ve ever had, playing in places that have meant so much to me throughout my career.”
Fans will hear the hits from the John’s past like ‘The Bitch is Back’, ‘Rocket Man’, ‘Sorry Seams to be the Hardest Word’ and ‘Your Song’ that won the hearts of people from all over the world.
“This has been an incredible tour so far, full of the most amazing highs, and I look forward to making more wonderful memories with you at these final shows.”Elton John
How much are tickets?
Prices for the Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour ranges from £49, going up to £1,199 for VIP seating.
Elton John’s 2022-2023 farewell tour dates
- 15 June – Norwich, Carrow Road Stadium
- 17 June – Liverpool, Anfield Stadium
- 19 June – Sunderland, Stadium of Light
- 22 June – Bristol, Ashton Gate
- 24 June – London, Hyde Park
- 26 June – Bristol, Ashton Gate
- 29 June – Swansea, Swansea Stadium
- 1 July – Cork, Pairc Ui Chaoimh
- 3 July – Watford, Vicarage Road Stadium
- 4 July – Watford, Vicarage Road Stadium
- 28 March – Dublin, 3Arena
- 29 March – Dublin, 3Arena
- 31 March – Belfast, The SSE Arena
- 2 April – London, O2 Arena
- 4 April – London, O2 Arena
- 5 April – London, O2 Arena
- 8 April – London, O2 Arena
- 9 April – London, O2 Arena
- 12 April – London, O2 Arena
- 13 April – London, O2 Arena
- 16 April – London, O2 Arena
- 17 April – London, O2 Arena
- 19 April – Birmingham, Resorts World Arena
- 22 April – Liverpool, M&S Bank Arena
- 23 April – Liverpool, M&S Bank Arena
- 31 May – Manchester, AO Arena
- 2 June – Manchester AO Arena
- 3 June – Manchester, AO Arena
- 6 June – Leeds, First Direct Arena
- 10 June – Birmingham, Utilita Arena
- 11 June – Birmingham, Utilita Arena
- 13 June – Aberdeen, P&J Live
- 15 June – Aberdeen, P&J Live
- 17 June – Glasgow, OVO Hydro
- 18 June – Glasgow, OVO Hydro
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Words: Chinara Sadikhova | Subbing: Sarah Chaffey
Images were taken from the official Instagram account of Elton John