Elton John returning to New Orleans in 2020

Elton John returning to New Orleans in 2020

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Elton John will return to New Orleans on his “Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour” at the Smoothie King Center in 2020.

The “Rocketman” announced 24 new concert dates to his sold-out farewell tour, including a stop in New Orleans next summer on June 24, 2020. This marks the second time Elton John visited New Orleans during his farewell tour. His last performance in the Crescent City was in December 2018.

These new dates complete the second year of the North American leg of Elton’s three-year worldwide tour. The “Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour” will be making stops in new cities across North America. The tour will conclude in 2021.

Elton wraps 2019 with one of his most successful years to date. In addition to the incredible success of the tour, “Rocketman” has drawn commercial success and rave reviews, as has Elton’s memoir, Me, which hit No. 1 on the New York Times Best Sellers list.

The “Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour” marks the superstar’s last-ever tour, the end of half a century on the road for one of pop culture’s most enduring performers. Taking the audience on a magical journey through his career, the show features some of Elton’s most beloved songs from his legendary catalog including, “Bennie and the Jets,” “Rocket Man,” “Tiny Dancer,” and “Philadelphia Freedom.”

The audience will experience a rare glimpse into Elton’s life and the deeply personal meaning behind some of his greatest hits, with mesmerizing, never before-seen photos and videos shown throughout the show from his incredible 50-year career.

Tickets for these new dates go on sale Friday, November 22 at 10 a.m. local time. Tickets and VIP packages can be purchased on EltonJohn.com.

American Express Card Members can purchase tickets in advance of the general public on-sale beginning Thursday, November 14 at 10 a.m. local time through Monday, November 18 at 10 p.m. local time.

A limited number of exclusive VIP packages will also be available starting Thursday, November 14 at 10 a.m. local time. These exclusive offers can include premium tickets, on-stage photo opportunities at Elton John’s piano, backstage tours, limited-edition lithographs, custom merchandise and much more.

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