NEW ORLEANS – Elton John has announced his ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ tour dates around the world and North America and he has a late 2021 schedule to start performing again.
John will debut in September 2021 in Berlin and tour Europe. Its first scheduled tour of North America will be on Jan. 19, 2022 in New Orleans, according to its website Eltonjohn.com.
On an ambitious schedule, John has his tour until January 2023, making it a nearly a year and a half tour that starts a little over a year from now.
“I have enjoyed my time at home with the family as the world navigates through the COVID pandemic,” he said on his site announcing the return of the tour. “But, I really miss being on the road and playing for my beloved fans on my Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour. As scientists make great strides, we are making big plans for a return to tour. which will allow us to ensure the health and safety of all. I will be starting my tour of Europe and the UK again in the fall of 2021. “
John was scheduled to appear in New Orleans at the Smoothie King Center in June before the entire tour was postponed.