Elton John Announces Final Farewell Shows
Elton John has announced the final 10 shows for his ongoing “Farewell Yellow Brick Road” tour dates. The “Rocketman” will close things out with stadium gigs in East Rutherford, New Jersey; Foxborough, Massachusetts; Toronto, ON; Charleston, South Carolina; Santa Clara and San Diego, California; Tacoma, Washington; Vancouver, BC; Phoenix, Arizona; and a tour closing return to L.A.’s famed Dodger Stadium — the site of his legendary 1975 concerts.
Upon announcing his “Farewell Yellow Brick Road” tour back in 2018, Elton John was asked why the trek needed to be such a long and major outing: “My fans have always turned up to my concerts. It means a lot to me. I’ve been touring since 1970 — that’s 48 years, and I’ve always managed to sell out concerts. So, it’s a way of saying thank you, and it’s a way of going out with a bang. I don’t wanna go out with a whimper — I wanna go out with a big bang.”
Elton explained to us what the upcoming tour symbolizes: “It’s the last time that I will be touring and traveling the world, because my priorities have changed in my life. 10 years ago, if you had said I’m going to stop touring, I’d have said, ‘No, no — I’m a working musician I always play’ — but, we had children and it changed our lives. And in 2015, David and I sat down with a school schedule and I said, ‘I don’t wanna miss too much of this.'”
Elton John performs tonight (March 30th) at St. Louis’ Enterprise Center.
NEWLY ADDED: Elton John tour dates (subject to change):
July 24 – East Rutherford, NJ – MetLife Stadium
July 27 – Foxborough, MA – Gillette Stadium
September 8 – Toronto, ON – Rogers Centre
September 13 – Charleston, SC – Credit One Stadium
October 8 – Santa Clara, CA – Levi’s Stadium
October 16, 17 – Tacoma, WA – Tacoma Dome
October 22 – Vancouver, BC – BC Place
November 9 – San Diego, CA – Petco Park
November 11 – Phoenix, AZ – Chase Field
November 17 – Los Angeles, CA – Dodger Stadium