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Sir Elton John cancels tour shows as he tests positive for Covid: ‘Always a massive disappointment’

Sir Elton John has been forced to cancel tour shows this week after testing positive for Covid.The Candle In The Wind singer was due to continue his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour on Tuesday and Wednesday, but these have now been postponed. In a statement released on Monday, the singer said: ‘Hi everyone, wanted to send a message to let you know that I have contracted Covid and so have had to reschedule my shows in Dallas.

‘If you have tickets, you’ll be contacted with the new dates really soon. It’s always a massive disappointment to move shows and I’m so sorry to anyone who’s been inconvenienced by this but I want to keep myself and my team safe.’ Sir Elton, 74, added that he is fully vaccinated and has also received the booster jab, while his symptoms are mild so he’s expecting to perform upcoming shows in Arkansas this weekend.

He concluded his message: ‘As always, thank you for all your love and support and I can’t wait to see you all soon!’ Sir Elton’s current tour launched in 2018 and will be his last ever as the legendary singer prepares to retire from live touring. Like many other artists, he was forced to cancel the jaunt in March 2020 when the pandemic first took hold, before finally resuming the shows in New Orleans,Louisiana last week.

In a clip from the concert, the Tiny Dancer hitmaker welcomed the cheering crowd with a heartfelt opening message.‘We haven’t played a show since March 6, 2020,’ he said. ‘This is a new experience for us, I’ve never had this amount of time off in my life… at least since I was 17 years of age!’To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 videoHe then performed a further two nights in Houston, Texas on January 21 and

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Sir Elton John has been forced to cancel tour shows this week after testing positive for Covid.The Candle In The Wind singer was due to continue his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour on Tuesday and Wednesday, but these have now been postponed. In a statement released on Monday, the singer said: ‘Hi everyone, wanted to send a message to let you know that I have contracted Covid and so have had to reschedule my shows in Dallas.
“Farewell Yellow Brick Road” tour.“It is with great regret that the Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour dates in Dallas set for Tuesday, January 25 and Wednesday, January 26 must be postponed due to Elton recently testing positive for COVID-19,” the center posted on its website. The statement continued, “Fortunately, Elton is fully vaccinated and boosted, and is experiencing only mild symptoms. Fans should hold on to their tickets as they will be honored at the rescheduled dates to be announced soon. Elton and the Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour look forward to returning to the stage shortly.“There is no word yet on when the dates will be rescheduled. His next tour stops include Little Rock, Arkansas, and Oklahoma City on Saturday and Sunday.The “Tiny Dancer” singer posted on his Instagram Stories Tuesday and broke the news to his fans.

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