Elton John announces UK arena shows as part of his Farewell Yellow Brick Road world tour

Elton will retire from live performing in 2021.

Elton John has confirmed the UK dates for his Farewell Yellow Brick Road world tour.

Sir Elton will play 14 UK arena shows in November and December 2020, prior to retiring from live performing in 2021. Elton will visit London, Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Manchester, Belfast and Leeds.

"The Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour will take us to many places that have meant a lot to me over the last fifty years, but these UK shows will be incredibly special," said Elton. "The UK is home, and where my heart will always be. To celebrate some of the incredible moments we’ve shared with my British fans over the years will be wonderful. These homecoming shows will be very emotional, and a lot of fun."

Tickets go on sale on Friday 16 November at 10am.

So far in his illustrious half-century career, Elton John has scored 7 Number 1s on both the UK's Official Singles and Albums Chart, achieving an impressive 66 Top 40 singles. He is also only one of nine acts to peak at every single position in the Top 10. Click here to view Elton John's full UK chart history.

The 2020 UK dates for Elton John's Farewell Yellow Brick Road world tour:

Fri 6th - The O2, London
Sat 7th - The O2, London
Mon 9th - Arena, Birmingham
Weds 11th - Resorts World Arena, Birmingham
Fri 13th - Echo Arena, Liverpool
Sat 14th - Echo Arena, Liverpool
Tue 17th - Arena, Manchester
Fri 20th - The Events Complex Aberdeen (TECA), Aberdeen
Sat 21st - The Events Complex Aberdeen (TECA), Aberdeen
Tue 24th - The SSE Hydro, Glasgow
Wed 25th - The SSE Hydro, Glasgow       
Sat 28th - Arena, Manchester
Mon 30th - SSE Arena, Belfast
Mon 7th - First Direct Arena, Leeds

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