''It is with deep regret that Elton John must postpone the remainder of his upcoming North America 2020 dates on his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour,'' the luminary's team tweeted today. ''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.''
Elton's team previously delayed his tour dates from March 26th to the second of May, and the latest postponement affects concerts from May 22nd through July 8th, a total of 25 shows.The postponed dates will be rescheduled in 2021.
''Ticketholders of all 2020 postponed performances should hold onto their original tickets as new show date information for 2021 will be announced soon. ll original tickets will be honoured at the rescheduled performances,'' said the piano player's team.
''Elton promises to continue performing live for all his dedicated fans around the world again and thanks you for your endless support.''
As of now, Elton is set to continue the Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour with a European leg in September.