Elton John will full his closing lap of the U.Okay. with a efficiency on one of many greatest levels of all of them — Glastonbury Pageant.
The Rocket Man will elevate off on the Pyramid Stage on Sunday, June 25, the ultimate night time of Glastonbury 2023, for what guarantees to be a set affected by classics.
“It offers me monumental pleasure to let you already know that the one and solely Elton John shall be making his first ever Glastonbury look, headlining the Pyramid Stage on the Sunday night time subsequent yr,” writes Glastonbury’s co-organizer Emily Eavis, daughter of founder Michael Eavis. “This would be the closing U.Okay. present of Elton’s final ever tour, so we shall be closing the Pageant and marking this enormous second in each of our histories with the mom of all ship offs. We’re so very joyful to lastly convey the Rocket Man to Worthy Farm.”
Elton is looking time on his extraordinary touring profession with a fittingly epic trek, the Farewell Yellow Brick Street Tour.
Dates started in 2018 and, when it wraps subsequent July at Tele2 Area in Stockholm, Sweden, it’s anticipated to set the bar as the best grossing tour of all time. It’s simply the third tour in historical past to cross the $600 million threshold, following U2’s 360 Tour ($736.4 million), and Ed Sheeran’s The Divide Tour ($776.4 million).
The British pop legend accomplished his final run of North America final month with a string of dates at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, the ultimate of which was captured for the particular, Elton John Reside From Dodger Stadium, which streams solely on Disney+.
Established in 1970, Glastonbury is the grandaddy of U.Okay. festivals. And with its enviable popularity as a ceremony of passage and the place the place all of the giants of up to date music get to work, Glastonbury has already offered out its 2023 version lengthy earlier than the ultimate invoice is introduced.
Subsequent yr’s occasion, held as soon as once more on the Eavis’ Worthy Farm, in south west England, is predicted to host about 200,000 individuals.