Elton John to start concert tour in New Zealand


    Xinhua News

    23rd January 2023 – (Wellington) British singer Elton John will hold his first of the three concerts in New Zealand’s two major cities on Tuesday, as part of his Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour.

    John will sing on Tuesday at Orangetheory Stadium, Christchurch, and another two rescheduled dates at Auckland’s Mt Smart Stadium on 27th and 28th January.

    “It’s a fond farewell to a nation he first stepped foot in five decades ago,” organizers said.

    John added a new and final “encore” performance for Christchurch, which will be his first show in the city in over three decades for a final goodbye, organizers said.

    John’s 50-year singing career redefined the cultural landscape and saw more than 300 million albums sold. His Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour starting in September 2018 was interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic.