Elton John Announces Retirement with One Last World Tour

Jan 24, 2018

By Valerie Massie

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At 70 years old, legendary performer and musician Elton John has announced his retirement from touring, but not before he embarks on one last 300-date world tour.

Earlier today via a youtube livestream Elton addressed his fans with his reasoning, “My priorities have changed in my life, we had children,” he continued. “I’ve had an amazing life, I’ve had an amazing career, and my life and priorities have changed. My priorities now are my children, my husband and my family.”

“That doesn’t mean I won’t still be creative,” he continued. “But I won’t travel anymore… I don’t want to go out with a whimper. I want to go out with a bang. It’ll be the most produced, fantastic show I’ve ever done.” (Source: Global News)

Full tour information can be found on his official website.

The five Canadian dates on the tour are:

September 25, 2018 — Toronto, Air Canada Centre
September 26, 2018 — Toronto, Air Canada Centre
September 28, 2018 — Ottawa, Canadian Tire Centre
September 29, 2018 — Quebec City, Videotron Center
October 4, 2018 — Montreal, Bell Centre

Tickets go on sale on Feb. 2.

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