Elton John will perform on Saturday, June 4, 2022, starting with 8:00 pm, at the Meazza Stadium, in Milan, as part of his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour.
The Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour started on September 8, 2018, in the USA. The tour consists of more than 300 shows across 5 continents (North America, Europe, Asia, South America and Australia).
This is the last tour of the superstar, the end of half a century on the road for one of the most enduring pop performers in the world. The setting of Elton’s new stage will take his fans on a visual musical journey through a 50-year career of hits.
The results achieved by Elton John in his career are unprecedented. Elton is one of the most successful solo artists of all time, with 38 gold records and 31 platinum and multi-platinum albums, more than 50 tracks in the Top 40 and with more than 300 million records sold worldwide. He holds the record for the single with the most sales, Candle in the Wind 1997, which sold more than 33 million copies.
Diamonds, his Ultimate Greatest Hits album, reached the Top 5 in the UK album charts at the time of its publication, in November 2017, becoming Elton’s fortieth album to enter the British Top 40 and earning the gold record at the end of the year.
Starting with his first tour of 1970, Elton held more than 4,000 performances in more than 80 countries to date. Among the many awards and honors awarded to him, there are 5 GRAMMY, including a GRAMMY Legend Award, a Tony and an Oscar, a Best British Male Artist BRIT Award, admission to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame, the Kennedy Center Honors, a Legend of Live Award, 13 Ivor Novello Awards and the knighthood received by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II for services to music and charity.
The Giuseppe Meazza Stadium, commonly known as San Siro, is a football stadium in Milan, the home of AC Milan and Internazionale. The stadium has a seating capacity of 80,018, making it one of the largest stadiums in Europe, and the largest in Italy.
The closest Metro station is San Siro Stadio, on the Metro Line M5. The closest bus station is right in front of the Metro station, and it can be reached with the bus Lines 49, 64, 78 and 80. The closest tram station, with the same name, is located about 280 meters away from the stadium, on the tram Line 16.
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