Sir Elton John will play his closing London tour date in Hyde Park subsequent yr | Ents & Arts Information


Sir Elton John’s London swansong can be on the BST Hyde Park pageant subsequent June, the singer has stated.

The 74-year-old introduced his closing set of performances, dubbed the Farewell Yellow Brick Highway Tour – The Closing Tour, in 2018, and had deliberate to take his music around the globe one closing time.

BST Hyde Park, which performs host to a few of the world’s largest artists yearly, would be the setting for Sir Elton’s closing London efficiency of the present in June 2022.

Sir Elton is on his farewell tour
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Sir Elton is on his farewell tour

Like with different reveals and music occasions, the pandemic put a cease to many of the practically 300-date tour, however it should resume later this yr.

The announcement comes scorching off the heels of the singer launching a brand new album of lockdown collaborations that he recorded remotely during the last 18 months.

Artists equivalent to Lil Nas X, Dua Lipa, and Miley Cyrus are amongst these on the 18-track file, which hits streaming providers and retailers on 22 October.

Those that pre-order the album earlier than midnight on 5 September could have entry to a pre-sale for the BST reveals on 6 to eight September.

Jim King, chief govt of European festivals at AEG Presents, stated: “BST Hyde Park has all the time stood for the world’s largest and most cherished artists bringing not only a efficiency however a really one-off and memorable occasion.

“Elton John has supplied the soundtrack to the lives of so many people and to know that his final tour is coming to Hyde Park, presumably the final time many people will ever see him play, is likely one of the most essential and ‘should see’ nights of BST Hyde Park ever.”

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Additionally confirmed to play the reveals, which have been cancelled for the final two years, are Pearl Jam on the 8 and 9 July, and Duran Duran on 10 July, with Nile Rogers and Stylish and Grace Jones.

Extra artists are set to be introduced forward of the reveals subsequent yr.



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