After more than half a century in tours and an unprecedented career that has redefined the cultural landscape, Elton John affirms his status as a true international icon. The superstar announced today the details in the live broadcast of the VR180 of his latest tour: “Farewell Yellow Brick Road.”
This farewell tour will begin on September 8 and will have more than 300 shows on 5 continents. These dates will mark the end of a 50-year career, one of the icons of pop culture.
“I plan to go through this last tour with the passion and creativity that my audience has enjoyed for decades, then I will close this chapter of my life with a farewell to the itinerant life, and now I need to dedicate more time to the education of my children.” said Elton John
This announcement was a true immersion in the decisive moments that constituted the inexorable flow of Elton to stardom. Transformation is, after all, part of Elton’s DNA, brilliantly using the latest
technologies to challenge space and time and connect its past and its future. Event images and VR180 videos of Elton’s journey, in association with YouTube, will be available at youtube.com/eltonjohn.
“Elton John is always willing to innovate, uses technology to push the boundaries of storytelling and meet fans in new ways.” Last year, Elton’s “The Cut” project, in partnership with YouTube, allowed hidden talents they will create new music videos for their legendary titles, and now the announcement of their last farewell tour is driving experimentation even more: live virtual reality broadcast, “says Vivien Lewit, YouTube’s global director of artist relations.