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Elton John Postpones Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour Amid Coronavirus Quarantine

Elton John
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Elton John performs at HBF Park on Nov. 30, 2019 in Perth, Australia.

Shows from March 26-May 2 have been pushed to 2021.

Elton John is the latest artist to put his touring plans on hold as the United States goes under lockdown in an attempt to fight the coronavirus pandemic.

On Monday (March 16), John announced that 17 of his upcoming Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour dates will be postponed until 2021.

The shows, from March 26 through May 2, will be rescheduled for next year while the currently scheduled shows from May 22-July 8 will go on as currently planned.

"This tough decision has been made with the safety and well-being of his fans put to the fore, at a time when health services are under increased pressure and with the concern that these gatherings risk accelerating the spread of the Coronavirus [COVID-19]," read a statement.

John joins a massive list of artists and festivals that have canceled or postponed dates due to the global pandemic.

The below dates will be rescheduled.

March 26 -- Indianapolis, IN @ Bankers Life Fieldhouse

March 28-29 -- Toronto, ON @ Scotiabank Arena

April 2-3 -- Montreal, QC @ Bell Centre

April 6-7 -- New York City, NY @ Madison Square Garden

April 10-11 -- Brooklyn, NY @ Barclays Center

April 15 -- Newark, NJ @ Prudential Center

April 17-18 -- Long Island, NY @ NYCB Live’s Nassau Coliseum

April 20 -- Hershey, PA @ GIANT Center

April 23 -- Grand Rapids, MI @ Van Andel Arena

April 25 -- Columbus, OH @ Schottenstein Center

April 26 -- Louisville, KY @ KFC Yum! Center

April 28 -- Milwaukee, WI @ Fiserv Forum

May 1-2 -- Detroit, MI @ Little Caesars Arena

For information on how to stay safe and receive updates on the spread of the disease in the U.S., visit the CDC website.

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