Tickets on sale today for Elton John ‘Farewell’ Tour


Sir Elton John, who says he’s bidding farewell to the road, has announced an epic three-year final tour.

The performer, who sold out The Ford Center during an appearance last year, has announced tour dates for his “Farewell Yellow Brick Road” Tour.

American Express Pre-sale in North America begins Thursday January 25 at 10 a.m., CST.

After more than a half-century on the road, the superstar announced details of the tour:

Kicking off in the U.S. on September 8, the ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ tour will consist of more than 300 shows across five continents, including North America, Europe, Asia, South America and Australasia before reaching its conclusion in 2021.

John’s stage production will take his fans on a journey spanning his 50-year career of hits.

“Performing live fuels me and I’m ecstatic and humbled to continue to play to audiences across the globe,” said Elton. “I plan to bring the passion and creativity that has entertained my fans for decades to my final tour. After the tour finishes, I’m very much looking forward to closing off that chapter of my life by saying farewell to life on the road. I need to dedicate more time to raising my children.”

Tickets for initial shows go on sale to the general public beginning February 2 at 10 a.m., CST. Tickets and VIP packages can be purchased here.

American Express Card Members can purchase tickets in advance in North America beginning Thursday January 25 at 10 a.m., CST, through Monday January 29 at 10 p.m., CST.

A limited number of exclusive VIP Packages will be available starting Thursday, January 25 at 10 a.m., CST.

These exclusive offers can include premium tickets, on-stage photo opportunities at Elton John’s piano, backstage tours, limited-edition lithographs and custom merchandise.

Tickets for the tour will be available through registration using Ticketmaster Verified Fan.

Registration opened Wednesday, January 24 and continues until Saturday, January 27.

Pre-sale begins Tuesday, January 30 at 10 a.m., CST and will run through Wednesday, January 31 at 10 p.m., CST.

Registration is required to participate in the TM Verified Fan Pre-sale. For more information and to register, click here.

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(This story was originally published on January 25, 2018)

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