Elton John tour: Toronto concert, venue, songs, setlist, time, tickets, age - is it his farewell tour?

Elton John’s Farewell Yellow Brick Road World Tour is coming to Canada.

Sir Elton John’s farewell tour will be making its next stop in Toronto.

He will play two shows in the Canadian city starting today (7 August), making it the latest stop on the United States and Canada leg of his Farewell Yellow Brick Road World Tour.

He has already played shows in stadiums in Foxborough, Cleveland, New Jersey and more.

Sir Elton arrived in America earlier in July and has played two shows so far - one in Philadephia and another in Detroit.

If you are heading to MetLife Stadium, here’s all you need to know:

Where is Elton John’s next concert?

He will be playing the next stops on his farewell tour in Toronto.

The show will take place at the Rogers Centre.

When is the Toronto concert?

Sir Elton will play two shows at Rogers Centre starting tonight.

The two shows will take place on 7 August and 8 August.

What time does the concert start?

The concert itself will start at 8pm on Sunday (7 August) and Monday (8 August).

Is there an opening act?

There will be no opening act before Sir Elton, so he will be on stage at 8pm.

Sir Elton John performs on stage as American Express present BST Hyde Park at Hyde Park on June 24, 2022 in London (Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)

What is the possible setlist and what songs did he play?

Here is the setlist and songs played during the first Gillette Stadium show on 27 July, according to Setlist.fm:

  • Bennie and the Jets
  • Philadelphia Freedom
  • I Guess That’s Why They Call It the Blues
  • Border Song (Elton dedicated this song to Aretha Franklin)
  • Tiny Dancer
  • Have Mercy on the Criminal
  • Rocket Man (I Think It’s Going to Be a Long, Long Time)
  • Take Me to the Pilot
  • Someone Saved My Life Tonight
  • Levon
  • Candle in the Wind
  • Funeral for a Friend/Love Lies Bleeding
  • Burn Down the Mission
  • Sad Songs (Say So Much)
  • Sorry Seems to be the Hardest Word (band introductions)
  • Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me (dedicated to Robert Kraft)
  • The Bitch Is Back
  • I’m Still Standing
  • Crocodile Rock
  • Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting

Encore

  • Cold Heart (PNAU Remix)
  • Your Song
  • Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
  • Don’t Go Breaking My Heart(Elton John & Kiki Dee song)

The setlist for the second show on 28 July was as follows:

  • Bennie and the Jets
  • Philadelphia Freedom
  • I Guess That’s Why They Call It the Blues
  • Border Song
  • Tiny Dancer
  • Have Mercy on the Criminal
  • Rocket Man (I Think It’s Going to Be a Long, Long Time)
  • Take Me to the Pilot
  • Someone Saved My Life Tonight
  • Levon
  • Candle in the Wind
  • Funeral for a Friend/Love Lies Bleeding
  • Burn Down the Mission
  • Sad Songs (Say So Much)
  • Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word (Band introductions)
  • Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me (Dedicated to Robert Kraft)
  • The Bitch Is Back
  • I’m Still Standing
  • Crocodile Rock
  • Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting

Encore

  • Cold Heart
  • Your Song
  • Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
  • Don’t Go Breaking My Heart (Elton John & Kiki Dee song)

Can you still get tickets?

Ticketmaster US is showing that verified resale tickets are available for the shows at Rogers Centre.

However they will set you back in excess of $140 each.

What are the other tour dates?

Sir Elton’s North American tour dates are as follows:

  • 5 August - Chicago, IL- Soldier Field
  • 7 September - Toronto, Canada - Rogers Centre
  • 8 September - Toronto, Canada - Rogers Centre
  • 10 September - Syracuse, NY - JMA Wireless Dome
  • 13 September - Charleston, SC - Credit One Stadium
  • 16 September - Pittsburgh, PA - PNC Park
  • 18 September - Charlotte, NC Bank of America Stadium
  • 22 September - Atlanta, GA - Mercedes-Benz Stadium
  • 24 September - Washington, DC - Nationals Park
  • 30 September - Arlington, TX - Globe Life Field
  • 2 October - Nashville, TN - Nissan Stadium
  • 8 October - Santa Clara, CA - Levi’s® Stadium
  • 9 October - Santa Clara, CA - Levi’s® Stadium
  • 16 October - Tacoma, WA - Tacoma Dome
  • 17 October - Tacoma, WA - Tacoma Dome
  • 21 October - Vancouver, Canada - BC Place
  • 22 October - Vancouver, Canada - BC Place
  • 29 October - San Antonio, TX - Alamodome
  • 1 November - Las Vegas , NV - Allegiant Stadium
  • 4 November - Houston, TX - Minute Maid Park
  • 9 November - San Diego, CA - Petco Park
  • 11 November - Phoenix, AZ - Chase Field
  • 12 November - Phoenix, AZ - Chase Field
  • 17 November - Los Angeles, CA - Dodger Stadium
  • 18 November - Los Angeles, CA - Dodger Stadium
  • 20 November - Los Angeles, CA - Dodger Stadium

Is this Elton John’s farewell tour?

In 2018, Sir Elton announced that he would be retiring and would embark on a final three year world tour.

It will span 300 shows across the globe.

The tour has been delayed due to the pandemic.

It will come to an end in 2023.

How old is Elton John?

Sir Elton is 75 years old.