Elton John today announces the first 2020 UK & Ireland dates of his colossal Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour including 3Arena Dublin on 4 December. Full dates listed below. Tickets for this latest run of Shows go on sale on Friday 16th November at 10.00am.
Speaking of the Tour Elton John says “The Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour will take us to many places that have meant a lot to me over the last fifty years. To celebrate some of the incredible moments we’ve shared with my fans over the years will be wonderful. These shows will be very emotional, and a lot of fun.”
Kicking off in the U.S. in September, the ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ tour has already been greeted with a wealth of praise from critics and fans alike. The three-year tour will consist of more than 300 shows across five continents, hitting North America, Europe, Asia, South America and Australasia before reaching its conclusion in 2021. By the end of this week, over half a million fans will already have witnessed the tour. These dates mark the super-star’s last-ever tour and the end of half a century on the road for one of pop culture’s most enduring performers, who was recently named as the most successful male solo artist in Bill-board Hot 100 chart history, having logged 67 entries, including nine No. 1s and 27 Top 10s. Elton’s new stage production will take his fans on a musical and highly visual journey span-ning a 50-year career of hits like no one has ever seen before.
Over the course of his three-year FAREWELL YELLOW BRICK ROAD worldwide tour, Elton John will visit five continents and play over 300 concerts around the world. Please visit EltonJohn.com often for new concert announcements.
Elton’s career achievements to date are unsurpassed in their breadth and longevity. Elton is
one of the top-selling solo artists of all time, with 38 gold records and 31 platinum and multi-
platinum albums, over 50 Top 40 hits, and he has sold more than 300 million records world-wide. He holds the record for the biggest-selling single of all time, “Candle in the Wind
1997,” which sold over 33 million copies. ‘Diamonds’ the Ultimate Greatest Hits album,
reached the Top 5 of the UK album charts on its release in November 2017, becoming El-ton’s 40th UK Top 40 album in the process, reaching Gold status before the end of the year. This release celebrated 50 years of his songwriting partnership with Bernie Taupin. August 2018 saw Elton named as the most successful male solo artist in Billboard Hot 100 chart his-tory, having logged 67 entries, including nine No. 1s and 27 Top 10s.
He has also written the music for stage and screen successes Billy Elliot: The Musical, Elton
John and Tim Rice’s Aida, and The Lion King, which was named the highest-grossing stage
show or film release in the world. Elton announced the ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ tour at
New York’s Gotham Hall earlier this year. Encompassing 5 continents, and over 300 dates, this 3-year-long tour started in September and marks his retirement from touring after more than 50 years on the road. To date, Elton has delivered more than 4,000 performances in more than 80 countries since launching his first tour in 1970. April 2018 saw the release of
‘Revamp’, an album of the world’s biggest musical stars covering some of Elton’s best loved
Among the many awards and honours bestowed upon him are five GRAMMYs including a
GRAMMY Legend award, a Tony and an Oscar, a Best British Male Artist BRIT Award, in-duction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame, the Kennedy Center Honor, Legend of Live Award, 13 Ivor Novello Awards and a knighthood from HM Queen Elizabeth II for “services to music and charitable services.”
In 1992, Elton established the Elton John AIDS Foundation, which today is one of the leading non-profit HIV/AIDS organisations and has raised over $400 million to date in the global fight against HIV/AIDS. In January 2018, he received the Crystal Award for this long- standing fight against HIV/AIDS at the World Economic Forum in Davos. At the 2018 International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam, Sir Elton John and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, an-nounced the launch of the MenStar Coalition; an over $1.2 billion global partnership, that seeks to engage men in new and innovative ways to break the cycle of HIV transmission and ultimately end the AIDS epidemic by 2030.
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Tickets for Belfast & Dublin Shows can be purchased from:
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Fri 4th December 2020