LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Popular music legend Elton John is bringing his farewell concert tour to Rupp Arena next June.
Rupp Arena officials announced the Lexington tour stop on Wednesday morning.
JUST ANNOUNCED: @eltonofficial is bringing his Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour to @Rupp_Arena on Friday, June 5th! Don't miss Elton's final return to Lexington! Tickets go on sale Friday, October 18 at 10am. #ShareTheLex #EltonJohn pic.twitter.com/MHSrHKRXwu— Rupp Arena (@Rupp_Arena) October 9, 2019
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.
Ticket prices were not immediately disclosed. Tickets for an upcoming show in Milwaukee that are listed on Ticketmaster as "verified resale tickets" cost $300 on up to nearly $8,000 each.