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Elton John, 74, tests positive for COVID and is forced to cancel concerts in Dallas


Elton John, 74, tests positive for COVID and is forced to cancel two concerts in Dallas: ‘He is fully vaccinated and is experiencing mild symptoms’

  • Elton, 74, has tested positive for COVID-19
  • Singer has been forced to cancel two shows in Dallas, Texas 
  • ‘He is fully vaccinated and boosted, and is experiencing only mild symptoms,’ a statement said 


Elton John has tested positive for COVID-19.

The legendary singer, 74, has been forced to cancel two shows in Dallas, Texas, as a result, it was announced Tuesday.

‘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,’ a statement confirmed.

‘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.’

Canceled: Elton John, 74, tests positive for COVID and is forced to cancel concerts in Dallas: 'He is fully vaccinated and is experiencing mild symptoms' (Pictured, January in New Orleans)

Canceled: Elton John, 74, tests positive for COVID and is forced to cancel concerts in Dallas: ‘He is fully vaccinated and is experiencing mild symptoms’ (Pictured, January in New Orleans)

‘Elton and the Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour look forward to returning to the stage shortly.’

Fans who purchased tickets have been told that they will be honored at a rescheduled date that will be announced in due course. 

Elton has been keeping busy during the pandemic, releasing a collaboration album aptly-titled The Lockdown Sessions, which he made during the first COVID-19 lockdown.

Travelling: Elton is seen above arriving in Atlanta last week ahead of his 2022 USA Farwell Tour

Travelling: Elton is seen above arriving in Atlanta last week ahead of his 2022 USA Farwell Tour

His current tour – Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour – had first been postponed due to COVID back in March 2020. 

He announced at the time that he would be postponing 19 dates as the pandemic began. 

Last week, Elton was pictured arriving in Atlanta on his private plane with husband David Furnish.  

Taking a toll: Elton has been jetting around America recently to complete his latest farewell tour

Taking a toll: Elton has been jetting around America recently to complete his latest farewell tour

A statement reassured fans: 'Elton and the Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour look forward to returning to the stage shortly'

A statement reassured fans: ‘Elton and the Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour look forward to returning to the stage shortly’

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