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Elton John is Coming to New Orleans for the Last Time

15:00 September 28, 2020
By: Brhea Washington

Elton John will kickstart his final North American tour, beginning right here in New Orleans on January 19, 2022. The Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour marks Elton John's retirement from touring, and this final on-the-road world tour will start off overseas in Berlin, Germany, on September 1, 2021, before heading to this side of the pond in 2022. This tour, which has been hailed by Rolling Stone as "the most bombastic, highly technical display John has ever attempted," will visit various cities and countries throughout the world for one final, spectacular show. John's critically acclaimed Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour will allow fans to take part in a magical journey detailing his amazing 50-year career as he performs his most famous songs accompanied by never-before-seen videos and photos.

John expressed missing touring and performing as the world continues to navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic. While John spent time at home, he was working towards creating a tour that will consider the safety and health of all in attendance. John's Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour originally started in September 2018, receiving rave reviews and "Tour of the Year" awards from Pollstar and iHeartRadio and "Top Rock Tour" in 2019 from the Billboard Music Awards.

About Elton John

Elton John's career proves his longevity as the number-one top-performing solo male artist and one of the top-selling solo artists of all time. His accomplishments include diamond, platinum, multi-platinum, and gold albums, with over 50 Top-40 hits and over 300 million records sold worldwide. The 2019 fantasy musical film of his life, Rocketman, received critical acclaim, an Academy Award, and two Golden Globe Awards, including Best Original Song. His autobiography, Me, was also released in 2019. He established the Elton John AIDS Foundation, which has become one of the leading nonprofit HIV/AIDS organizations, raising over $450 million towards the fight against HIV/AIDS.

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