When does Elton John start his farewell tour? | The Sun
SIR Elton John is finally kicking off his tour in the UK and Europe.
After many years of performing, it is now coming to an end.
When does Elton John start his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour?
Elton John's Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour is starting on March 23, 2023, at the M&S Bank Arena in Liverpool, UK.
He started his tour in January 2022 in North America and is finally coming to the UK and Europe from March to July 2023.
Elton John is playing 10 shows at the famous 02 Arena in London, which makes London the city with the most dates of the whole UK and Europe Leg.
The tour has 50 stops all over the UK and Europe from which 25 stops are in the UK in cities such as Liverpool, London, Manchester, Birmingham, Belfast, Glasgow, Aberdeen. Followed by Germany with 11 stops.
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Why was Elton John's tour postponed?
Elton John's farewell tour has been postponed multiple times due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
He was supposed to start his tour in September 2021 but on September 16, 2021, a statement on Twitter was posted that he needed to postpone again but this time for personal health reasons.
It said: "At the end of my summer break, I fell awkwardly on a hard surface and have been in considerable pain and discomfort in my hip ever since.
"Despite intensive physio and specialist treatment, the pain has continued to get worse and is leading to increasing difficulties moving."
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The UK and Europe leg was then rescheduled for Spring/Summer 2023.
What has Elton John said about his final tour?
Elton John confirmed on January 24, 2018, that he would have one final tour before ending his touring career to spend more time with his husband David Furnish and their two children.
He said: "It's time to come off the road so I can fully embrace the next chapter of my life."
About his upcoming UK dates he added: “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."
His last ever UK show will be his set at Glastonbury on the Pyramid Stage on Sunday, June 25, 2023.
In a statement Elton said, “I couldn’t be more excited to be headlining the Pyramid stage.
"As the end of my Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour comes into view, there is no more fitting way to say goodbye to my British fans,”.
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