The world-renowned singer Elton John has decided to cancel the remainder of his tour dates this summer due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. The legendary singer was due to take his ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’ tour to North America in May until July but he has called off all the plans owing to the global health crisis.
The singer’s team issued a statement on his behalf that read, “It is with deep regret that Elton John must postpone the remainder of his upcoming North American 2020 dates on his ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ tour from May 22 through July 8.” Previously postponed performances were from March 26 through May 2, 2020.
“This tough decision has been made with the continued safety and well-being of his fans at a time when health services are under increased pressure and with the concern that these gatherings continue to risk accelerating the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19). Ticketholders of all 2020 postponed performances should hold onto their original tickets as new show date information for 2021 will be announced soon. All original tickets will be honored at the rescheduled performances” continued the statement.
The statement concluded by stating that Elton has promised to continue performing live for all his dedicated fans around the globe again. The statement also thanked the singer’s fans for their endless support.
Talking about Elton John, the British singer last performed over the weekend when he took part in the ‘One World: Together At Home’. The event was curated by singer Lady Gaga and Global Citizen.