There are now twice as many chances to see Elton John when he visits Adelaide!
Announced last weekend, Sir Elton John will bring his epic Farewell Yellow Brick Road World Tour to Australia and New Zealand in November 2019 to February 2020.
And in response to overwhelming demand during the fan pre-sale, it’s now been announced that there will be an additional nine shows around the country including a second show in Adelaide.
As well as the previously announced show on Wednesday December 4, there will be a second show on Thursday December 5. Both shows are at Botanic Park.
This will be the legendary music icon’s most extensive tour of the region to date. Elton will deliver his famed songbook to spellbound audiences, on his very last tour, playing across a mammoth run that includes Capital City concerts, along with stops at some of Australia’s finest outdoor venues from the Hunter Valley’s Hope Estate to Rutherglen’s All Saints Estate, Rochford Wines in the Yarra Valley, Queensland’s Sirromet Wines, Victoria’sHanging Rock and Bathurst’s Carrington Park with additional dates, including North QLD, to be announced later in 2019.
Beginning in Pennsylvania, USA in September 2018, Elton John’s three-year Farewell Yellow Brick Road global tour has already been hailed as one of his most “energetic, dazzlingly-original and joyful celebrations”. Elton’s legendary catalogue, including beloved songs ‘Bennie and the Jets’, ‘Rocket Man’, ‘Tiny Dancer’, ‘Crocodile Rock’, ‘Philadelphia Freedom’ and more, areshowcased in a musical masterpiece that is a “reflective and stunning tribute to a great artist’s career” (NME), also celebrating his 50-plus year collaboration with lyricist Bernie Taupin – one of the great song-writing partnerships of all time.
The milestone itinerary comprises more than 300 shows across five continents, spanning three years, with stops in Europe, North America, Asia, South America, Australia and New Zealand, and marks the last tour of its kind by the celebrated songwriter and iconic showman.
He will be joined by longstanding band members Nigel Olsson on drums (part of Elton’s original three-piece band in 1970), esteemed musical director Davey Johnstone (who first recorded with Elton in 1971 and joined the band a year later) on guitar, virtuoso Ray Cooper on percussion,Matt Bissonette on bass, John Mahon on percussion, and Kim Bullard on keyboards.
Tickets are available from ticketmaster.com.au.
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