Elton John at Dodger Stadium: How to observe closing U.S. present

Elton John has reached the top of the yellow brick highway. He’s getting ready for 3 closing exhibits in Los Angeles, town that launched his profession.

After exhibits this Thursday and Saturday, the musician will take his closing North American bow Sunday at Dodger Stadium, the place he famously graced the stage 47 years in the past in costumes that included his basic bedazzled baseball uniform.

Need to see John carry out however don’t wish to pay a whole lot of {dollars} or rely the headlights on the freeway to Chavez Ravine? You’re in luck. Not like in 1975, followers who can’t attend in particular person can have the chance to livestream “Elton John Live: Farewell From Dodger Stadium.”

“To feel the energy from the best fans, not only in Dodger Stadium again, but this time around the world from those watching live at home, will be truly extra special for me,” the “I’m Still Standing” hitmaker mentioned final month in a press release.

“I’m thrilled to celebrate this momentous evening globally. I hope everyone feels the power and joy of performing on a stage as iconic as Dodger’s. Just like I did almost 50 years ago.”

John’s forthcoming live performance at Dodger Stadium will cap the marathon North American leg of his “Farewell Yellow Brick Road” tour, which launched in September 2018 and was delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Right here’s every part you’ll want to know concerning the present, from viewing choices to movie star friends.

What time is the present, and the place can I watch it?

The live performance is slated to start Sunday round 8 p.m. Pacific time, and followers can watch from residence by tuning into “Elton John Live: Farewell From Dodger Stadium” on Disney+. The present is predicted to final roughly three hours.

A “Countdown to Elton Live” preshow can be obtainable to stream on Disney+ beginning at 7:30 p.m. Pacific.

Who’s performing?

John, clearly. However set to hitch him onstage are a couple of of his well-known associates — together with his “Cold Heart” collaborator Dua Lipa, his “Simple Things” collaborator Brandi Carlile and, after all, his longtime “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart” duet accomplice Kiki Dee.

“When you work with a different artist, you always learn something from them,” John just lately advised the Related Press. “That’s the whole point.”

Different “non-performing celebrities and influencers” are also anticipated to attend, in accordance with Disney.

What about Britney?

Britney Spears, who simply recorded the “Tiny Dancer” remix “Hold Me Closer” with John, isn’t within the lineup and hasn’t carried out stay since 2018. However who is aware of? Possibly she’ll make a shock look at Dodger Stadium.

The Spears collaboration “was a brilliant idea because having watched the documentaries and all the news footage about her horrible time with her family and conservatorship, I wanted her to feel appreciated by music fans again,” John advised AP.

“To see that [single] become a success makes me feel so happy, that she’s hopefully feeling the love from those people.”

Can I nonetheless see the present in particular person?

Sure! Tickets for the live performance are nonetheless obtainable to buy on-line. They vary in worth from about $131 to almost $10,000.

The place to subsequent?

Sunday’s Dodger Stadium live performance will mark John’s closing present in North America (a minimum of as a part of a touring tour) — however he’s not achieved but. In January, the Rocket Man will take his present to Australia and New Zealand earlier than heading to the UK and past.

The tour is scheduled to finish in Stockholm, Sweden, on July 8.

“To be honest with you, when I come off stage in Stockholm next July 8, I’ll be looking forward to having a holiday, I’ll be looking forward to taking a breather,” John advised AP.

“I’ll be recording with other people, and I’ll be hopefully writing an album for myself. So it’s not as if I’m stopping doing anything. … But I’m not traveling. Traveling takes me away from my family.”