Elton John today announces the first U.K. shows of his eagerly anticipated ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ Tour. With two huge outdoor shows marking Elton’s last ever show in Wales. Show will be hosted at The 1st Central County Ground, Hove on Sunday 9th June and Cardiff City Stadium on Saturday 15th June, marking Elton’s last ever show in Wales.

The ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ tour kicks off in Allentown, Pennsylvania 8th September. The first 79 dates in North America sold out immediately. Billboard have named Elton the No.1 top-performing solo male artist in the chart’s history.

“I want to thank my extraordinary fans for their overwhelming support throughout my career.  Especially their interest in being there to celebrate my final Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour,” said Elton John. “I am so excited for the start of the tour and can’t wait to see everybody on the road.”

He goes on to say – “I am very happy to announce the launch of my UK Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour with concerts in Hove and Cardiff. The audiences in the South Coast and Wales have always been some of the most welcoming and exciting I have played in front of over the past forty-two years. The band and I are so excited to say goodbye in the most fantastic way. It’s going to be amazing!”