NEW YORK, NY (January 20, 2022) – Wednesday night marked the highly anticipated return of Elton John’s global Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour. Fittingly resuming in one of America’s most famed music metropolises, New Orleans, Elton played to a roaring sold out crowd.
The show kicked off with his iconic hit, “Bennie and the Jets” and followed by back-to-back classics such as “Tiny Dancer,” “Rocket Man,” “I’m Still Standing,” “Crocodile Rock” and more. Additionally, Elton performed his latest chart-topping hit “Cold Heart (PNAU REMIX)” from his 2021 studio album The Lockdown Sessions, which is currently peaking at #7 on Billboard’s Hot 100, #1 on Billboard’s Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart, as well as charting as the #1 single in the UK upon release.
Elton John will play 40+ arena dates in North America through April 2022 before embarking to Europe to kick off his stadiumrunandremainingarenadates.Thissummer, Elton will take his final bow in North America, playing in major stadiumsincitiessuchasVancouver,Toronto, East Rutherford, Chicago and more. The North American stadiumrun willkickoffatCitizensBankParkin Philadelphia on July 15, 2022 before concluding with back-to-backperformances atDodgerStadiuminLos Angeles on November 19 and 20, 2022 --- commemorating his iconicperformanceatthe historicvenueinOctober 1975. 2023 kicks off with two shows in Auckland New Zealand onJanuary27and28,followed bysoon-to-be-announced dates in Australia as well as arena dates across the continentofEuropebeforetheepic4-yeartour formally concludes later that year. Please visit www.EltonJohn.com/Tours for more details on the previously announced dates.
Recently winning the 2021 iHeartRadio “Golden Icon” Award, the tour has also received top accolades including the
2020 iHeartRadio Music Award for “Tour Of The Year,” 2020 Pollstar “Major Tour of the Year” and the 2019
Billboard Music Award for the “Top Rock Tour.” The Elton John Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour kicked off to a sold- out crowd on September 8, 2018 and has since received rave reviews around the world. The critically acclaimed show takes theaudienceonamagicaljourneythroughhis incredible 50-year career with never-before-seen-photosandvideos,allset tothe tune of some of Elton’s most beloved songs from his legendary catalog including, “Bennie and the Jets,” “Rocket Man,”“TinyDancer,”and“Philadelphia Freedom.”
FAREWELL YELLOW BRICK ROAD TOUR – SET LIST
1. Bennie And The Jets
2. Philadelphia Freedom
3. Border Song
4. Tiny Dancer
5. Have Mercy On The Criminal
6. Rocket Man
7. Take Me To The Pilot
8. Someone Saved My Life Tonight
10. Candle In The Wind (solo)
11. Funeral For A Friend/Love Lies Bleeding
12. Burn Down The Mission
13. Sad Songs (Say So Much)