Elton John announces UK dates for his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour

8 November 2018, 10:36 | Updated: 15 November 2018, 17:43

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Tickets for the tour will go on sale next week...

Sir Elton John has announced a string 2020 UK dates of his massive Farewell Yellow Brick Road world tour.

He kicks off with two dates at London's The O2 in November, and the tour will then head to Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, Aberdeen, Glasgow, and Leeds.

Tickets for the shows go on sale on Friday, November 16 at 10am.

Elton said of the shows: “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.

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"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.”

The three-year tour will feature over 300 shows across five continents, before finally ending in 2021.

The UK tour dates are:

November 2020

Friday 6: The O2, London
Saturday 7: The O2, London
Monday 9: Arena, Birmingham
Wednesday 11: Resorts World Arena, Birmingham
Friday 13: Echo Arena, Liverpool
Saturday 14: Echo Arena, Liverpool
Tuesday 17: Arena, Manchester
Friday 20: The Events Complex Aberdeen (TECA), Aberdeen
Saturday 21: The Events Complex Aberdeen (TECA), Aberdeen
Tuesday 24: The SSE Hydro, Glasgow
Wednesday 25: The SSE Hydro, Glasgow
Saturday 28: Arena, Manchester

December 2020

Monday 7: First Direct Arena, Leeds