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Elton John farewell concert coming to Rupp Arena

He'll also play Louisville next April
Posted at 8:11 AM, Oct 09, 2019

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Popular music legend Elton John is bringing his farewell concert tour to Rupp Arena next June and tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday!

Rupp Arena officials announced the Lexington tour stop earlier this year.

John, whose life was was the focus of the recent biopic "Rocketman," is a legendary British singer and songwriter known for a slew of popular hits over several decades. Among his best known songs are "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road," "Your Song," "Bennie and the Jets," "Daniel," "Tiny Dancer" and "Candle in the Wind."

The Rupp Arena show -- dubbed the Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour -- will take place Friday, June 5. John also added a Louisville stop, at the KFC Yum! Center next April 23.

Tickets for both shows go on sale Oct. 18 at 10 a.m.