After Elton John made the heartbreaking announcement that he would have to cancel his Orlando concert as a part of the Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour due to an ear infection, the legendary singer is making his grand return to Orlando’s Amway Center on March 18 to reward his Florida fans with the long-awaited performance.
John’s three-year Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour is one of the most highly anticipated concert experiences of the decade, as this is said to be the iconic singer’s final musical goodbye to the audiences who have loved him for decades.
At the age of 71, the singer’s incomparable voice has transformed the musical landscape with heartwarming and enlightening lyrics matched with groundbreaking melodies that have inspired listeners for the past five decades, and he is sure to continue to encourage the generations of the future.
Sir Elton’s creative achievements have captured the hearts of audiences all over the world, as he has challenged the norms and pushed the boundaries as one of the most ornately iconic acts in history. However, with all of John’s outlandish, over-the-top, and whimsical characteristics, he will always be remembered for his true gift to the world: the pure beauty of his song.
While the Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour is sure to include all of John’s classic frills of his dramatic performances, exciting wardrobe, and eccentric taste, there are sure to be moments that show the singer as he truly is: just a man and a piano, singing songs that have touched the world with the unparalleled songwriter’s ability to craft music and lyrics to express the ultimate joys and losses of life.
Fans should also expect the British performer to portray his global appeal through the variety of locally inspired genres—from southern blues and gospel, urban R&B and boogie-woogie, to the wild wonder of country western tunes. Hits like “Tiny Dancer,” “Bennie and the Jets,” and “Crocodile Rock” will bring back memories of John’s early days as an artist, as songs like these classic tunes highlighted John’s thrilling career.
Still, in John’s signature style, the Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour is anything but a simple goodbye. The singer has fashioned a grand, exciting, and colorful show that is said to surpass any arena concert he has ever performed. This high-tech production will showcase all the fan-favorite, chart-topping numbers from the past with even more vibrant flair than ever before.
“Performing live fuels me and I’m ecstatic and humbled to continue to play to audiences across the globe,” John said in an official statement on his website. “I plan to bring the passion and creativity that has entertained my fans for decades to my final tour…It’s time to come off the road so I can fully embrace the next important chapter of my life.”
So for those of you who secured your ticket to this unforgettable, once-in-a-lifetime concert, you are sure to have the time of your life, as this will most likely be your very last chance to witness Elton John live. You won’t want to miss this amazing show that you will always remember, whether you are a new fan of Elton John or if you have loved the singer for years. It is sure to be a beautiful farewell.