NEWARK, N.J. (February 6, 2018) - Due to overwhelming demand following his epic final tour announcement in January, superstar Elton John announces additional North American concerts to his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour including a stop at Newark’s Prudential Center on March 2, 2019.
Tickets for the concerts go on sale to the general public beginning February 16 at 10am local time. Tickets and VIP packages will be available for purchase at EltonJohn.com. Additionally, tickets will be available to at the Prudential Center Box Office on February 19 after 11am or by calling by 1-800-745-3000.
American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Thursday, February 8 at 10am local time through Monday, February 12 at 10pm local time. A limited number of exclusive VIP packages will also be available starting Thursday, February 8 at 10am 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.
The Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour presale is powered by Ticketmaster Verified Fan (Ticketmaster’s fan-first technology, built to help artists combat ticket bots and get tickets into the hands of fans that intend to go to the event). Tickets for these events will be available through registration using Ticketmaster Verifed Fan. Registration is available now through Friday, February 9 at 10pm local time. Verified TM fan presale will begin Tuesday, February 13 at 10am and run through Wednesday, February 14 at 10pm (all times are local): supplies are limited. Registration is required to participate in the TM Verified Fan Presale. For more information and to register in advance, visit EltonJohn.com.
ABOUT ELTON JOHN
Elton’s career achievements to date are unsurpassed in their breadth and longevity. Elton is one of the top-selling solo artists of all time, with 38 gold records and 31 platinum and multi-platinum albums, over 50 Top 40 hits, and he has sold more than 300 million records worldwide. He holds the record for the biggest-selling single of all time, “Candle in the Wind 1997,” which sold over 33 million copies. ‘Diamonds’ the Ultimate Greatest Hits album, reached the Top 5 of the UK album charts on its release in November 2017, becoming Elton’s 40th UK Top 40 album in the process, reaching Gold status before the end of the year. This release celebrated 50 years of his songwriting partnership with Bernie Taupin. He has also written the music for stage and screen successes Billy Elliot: The Musical, Elton John and Tim Rice’s Aida, and The Lion King, which was named the highest-grossing stage show or film release in the world. To date, Elton has delivered more than 4,000 performances in more than 80 countries since launching his first tour in 1970. Among the many awards and honors bestowed upon him are 5 GRAMMYs including a GRAMMY Legend award, a Tony and an Oscar, a Best British Male Artist BRIT Award, induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame, the Kennedy Center Honors, Legend of Live Award, 13 Ivor Novello Awards and a knighthood from HM Queen Elizabeth II for “services to music and charitable services.” Only a few days ago, he received the Crystal Award for this long-standing fight against HIV/AIDS at the World Economic Forum in Davos. In 1992, Elton established the Elton John AIDS Foundation, which today is one of the leading nonprofit HIV/AIDS organizations and has raised over $400 million to date in the global fight against HIV/AIDS.
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