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Elton John returns to Dodger Stadium with tributes to friends and fans of a long long time.

Elton John Farewell Yellow Brick Road: The Final Tour in North America draws thousands of fans in epic finale winding up Sunday, live streaming on Disney+.

By Margie Anne Clark

It’s been a long long time, but nearly 50 years after donning his glittering Dodger blues, Elton John and his band proved that the ’70s will never go out of style, much like the 75-year-old icon of sequin and cool himself, as he took to the stage once again at Dodger Stadium during the opening set of his final North American tour in Los Angeles this weekend. It was a jam night like no other as Sir Elton and his bandmates poured their heart and soul into the rhythm and blues, fused with the familiar glam-rock ‘n’ roll ballads that generations of fans have come to know and love, a masterpiece for all to see.

Excitement and a certain sparkle lit up Dodger Stadium and the world can watch as the final show streams live on Sunday on Disney+. The opening night of the Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour, took fans on a journey through time and space as the Rocket Man himself showed that he’s still standing after all these years as he reflected on his friendships, paying tribute to those who influenced his art. A master showman, his gospel was well received by his fans.

Sir Elton, wearing shimmering Dodger robe and cap, thanked his fans for dressing up, as rows of feathers, sequin, hats, blinking necklaces and rhinestone studded glasses glittered in the night. Filled with emotion, John, whose songs traverse the universe of musical genres, also thanked the crowd for still buying his records after all these years. The legendary singer’s candle will never go out, but with a little luck, lets hope this won’t be his last goodbye along the Yellow Brick Road with all of the love that was felt tonight.

Stay tuned for more coverage and highlights from Elton John’s final bow at Dodger Stadium. Story and photos by Margie Anne Clark, Los Angeles Life and Style.

Margie Anne Clark is a Los Angeles based writer.

ELTON JOHN’S FAREWELL YELLOW BRICK ROAD THE FINAL TOUR HEADS TO LOS ANGELES AT DODGER’S STADIUM, NOV. 17, 19 AND NOV. 20, 2022.

FINAL NORTH AMERICAN SHOWS SET FOR TWO NIGHTS AT DODGER STADIUM IN LOS ANGELES ON NOVEMBER 19 + 20, 2022.

NEW YORK, NY – Elton John’s final dates for his award-winning Elton John Farewell Yellow Brick Road: The Final Tour in North America and Europe is winding up soon. The North American stadium kicked off at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia on July 15, 2022 before concluding with back-to-back performances at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on November 19 and 20, 2022 — commemorating his iconic performance at the historic venue in October 1975. 2023 kicks off with two shows in Auckland New Zealand on January 27 and 28, followed by soon-to-be-announced dates in Australia before the epic 4-year tour formally concludes there later that year. Please visit www.EltonJohn.com 

Announcing the final dates of his tour on social media, Elton John said, “Hello, all you wonderful fans out there. I’m coming to you today with an announcement I’ve been working towards for, well, all my life: the shows that I announce today will be my final tour dates ever in North America and Europe. I’m going to go out in the biggest possible way, performing at my very best, with the most spectacular production I’ve ever had, playing in places that have meant so much to me throughout my career. Whether it’s next summer in Frankfurt or at the legendary Dodger Stadium for the grand finale in the United States, I can’t wait to see you all on the road one last time. This has been an incredible tour so far, full of the most amazing highs, and I look forward to making more wonderful memories with you at these final shows. To all my friends down under, We’ll be seeing you too. Thank you and I look forward to seeing you in your town.” 

For the US, Canada and UK dates, American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public. Presale details are included in the tour routing below. 
Public on-sales begin Tuesday, June 29 in Europe and Wednesday, June 30 in North America. 

Ahead of the stadium run, Elton will mark his return to the stage this Fall in Europe on September 1st at the Mercedes Benz Arena in Berlin, then later to North America on January 19, 2022 at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans.  More details on the previously announced arenas dates on sale now are available on www.EltonJohn.com/Tours.  

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 the audience on a magical journey through his incredible 50-year career with never-before-seen-photos and videos, all set to the tune of some of Elton’s most beloved songs from his legendary catalog including, “Bennie and the Jets,” “Rocket Man,” “Tiny Dancer,” and “Philadelphia Freedom.” 

Friday, October 21, 2022                  Vancouver, BC               BC Place
Saturday, October 29, 2022             San Antonio, TX             Alamodome
Friday, November 4, 2022                Houston, TX                   Minute Maid Park
Saturday, November 12, 2022         Phoenix, AZ                   Chase Field
Saturday, November 19, 2022         Los Angeles, CA            Dodgers Stadium
Sunday, November 20, 2022            Los Angeles, CA            Dodgers Stadium 
 
For more information or to purchase tickets and VIP packages, please visit EltonJohn.com. These exclusive VIP offers can include premium tickets, on-stage photo opportunities at Elton John’s piano, backstage tours, limited-edition lithographs, custom merchandise, and much more.