8th - 10th Jul 2022
Hyde Park, Park Lane, London, W2 2UH, United Kingdom
Tickets for adults (without camping) from £78.25
BST returns to London's Hyde Park in 2022 following the Covid 19 forced the cancellation of 2020 and 2021 events. Friday 24th June will see the London date of Elton John’s ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road - The Final Tour.’
One the most influential and vital artists of all time, Elton John announced his ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour’ in 2018 and embarked on an epic farewell to touring after 50 years on the road. Today, he announces that BST Hyde Park will witness this historic London tour date on Friday 24 June 2022.
British Summer Time in 2022 will be a huge and eagerly awaited celebration for the nation. BST Hyde Park has been at the centre of London’s summer since 2013, bringing the world’s biggest artists to the greatest outdoor venue in the world over consecutive weekends with a host of free activities and entertainment during their midweek programme, Open House.
Elton John is an artist who has redefined music over half a century, he has become a global icon and spanned generations as one of the world’s most in demand performers and music tastemakers. His list of accomplishments are unsurpassed in their breadth and longevity. In the UK, he has scored 7 Number 1 Albums, and 7 Number 1 Singles (and 31 UK top 10s). Elton is one of the top-selling solo artists of all time, with 1 diamond, 40 platinum or multi-platinum, and 23 gold albums, over 50 Top 40 hits, and he has sold more than 300 million records worldwide. His hits are loved the world over – the likes of ‘Your Song’, ‘Rocket Man’, ‘Candle In the Wind’ ‘Saturday Night’s Alright For Fighting’, ‘I’m Still Standing’, ‘Nikita’, ‘Circle Of Life’, ‘Tiny Dancer’, ‘Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word’, ‘Bennie & The Jets’ just scratching the surface of a catalogue of modern standards. His reworked ‘Candle in the Wind 1997’ sold 33 million copies worldwide and became the best-selling British single of all time.
This week he announced a new album, ‘The Lockdown Sessions’ - 16 songs of collaborations with some of the biggest and most exciting artists in the world. Recorded remotely over the last 18 months, it will be released on October 22, 2021.
Jim King, CEO of European Festivals at AEG Presents, says,
“American Express presents BST Hyde Park has always stood for the world’s biggest and most loved artists bringing not just a performance but a truly one-off and memorable event. Elton John has provided the soundtrack to the lives of so many of us and to know that his last tour is coming to Hyde Park, possibly the last time many of us will ever see him play, is one of the most important and ‘must see’ nights of BST Hyde Park ever.”
Elton John will be joining Pearl Jam and Duran Duran at this years British Summertime.
American Express Cardmembers can take advantage of the first presale from 10am, Friday 3 September.
Fans who pre-order Elton’s new album from his official store before midnight on Sunday will receive access to pre-sale tickets for BST from Monday 6th to 8th September & will have access to guaranteed tickets for the show during this pre-sale window.
Tickets will go on general sale Friday 10th September