Elton John Farewell Tour


Elton John Farewell Tour

Chicago’s United Center

Bring the family to Chicago’s United Center to see Elton John’s Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour October 26-27 and stay at the nearby and affordable Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside!


All the old rockers are saying farewell—say it isn’t so—but Elton John is one of the most iconic music acts in history. You’ll never sit down for this show, and you’ll sing yourself hoarse! “Bernie and the Jets,” “Rocket Man, “Philadelphia Freedom,” “Can You Fell the Love Tonight”: the hits just poured out of the pop star. Look for guest musicians to talk onstage and joint the bnd—it’s happened several times on the tour!


Reginald Kenneth Dwight aka Elton Hercules John first met his writing partner Bernie Taupin in 1967. They collaborated on 30 albums, selling over 300 million albums, with over 40 Top Ten hits! Their first job as to writ songs for the pop sensation Lulu. John ended up on Broadway with “The Lion King,” “Aida,” and “Billy Elliot the Musical.”


Elton John won five Grammy Awards, five Brit Awards, an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Tony Award, and he was honored at the 2004 Kennedy Center Awards. He was inducted into the 2004 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Elton John ranks 49th on the 100 Influential Musicians of the Rock and Roll Era list.


The United Center, “the house that Jordon built,” is located at 1901 West Madison Street in Chicago. For tickets and schedules to see Elton John, the Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour, go online to http://www.unitedcenter.com/events/2018/10/26/elton-john/ and follow the prompts.


Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside, just minutes away from the Elton John Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour, offers free shuttle service to and from Chicago’s O’Hare Airport. The hotel offers affordable, comfortable rooms, a breakfast bar and restaurant and much more. The hotel is pet friendly and offers AAA rates.