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Goodbye, Elton John! One More Fresno Show
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By David Taub, Senior Reporter
Published 6 years ago on
January 24, 2018

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Elton John is making one more stop in Fresno.
The Hall of Fame singer announced his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour. He will appear at the Save Mart Center Jan. 15, 2019.
Tickets go on sale next month, Friday, Feb. 2 at 10 a.m. They are available at Ticketmaster, or at the Save Mart Center box office. Prices are set at $49.50, $124.50 and $224.50.
John last appeared in Fresno in 2003, according to fan site Eltonograpy.com. This would be his sixth, and final, Fresno concert.
The Fresno date is one of 300 shows John plans on performing in a three-year span. The tour starts Sept. 8, 2018 in Allentown, PA.
Fresno is the first California date on the tour. Other Golden State performances are Jan. 16, 2019 at the Golden1 Center in Sacramento; Jan. 18 at the Oracle Arena in Oakland; Jan. 19 a the SAP Center at San Jose; Jan. 22-23 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles; and Jan. 29 at the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego.
After the first leg of the North American tour, John takes the show to Europe in the spring of 2019 before returning to the United States in Fall 2019. Proposed California locations include Anaheim and San Francisco. John continues the tour around the world back to Europe, Asia, South America, Australia and New Zealand.

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David Taub,
Senior Reporter
Curiosity drives David Taub. The award-winning journalist might be shy, but feels mighty with a recorder in his hand. He doesn't see it his job to "hold public officials accountable," but does see it to provide readers (and voters) the information needed to make intelligent choices. Taub has been honored with several writing awards from the California News Publishers Association. He's just happy to have his stories read. Joining GV Wire in 2016, Taub covers politics, government and elections, mainly in the Fresno/Clovis area. He also writes columns about local eateries (Appetite for Fresno), pro wrestling (Off the Bottom Rope), and media (Media Man). Prior to joining the online news source, Taub worked as a radio producer for KMJ and PowerTalk 96.7 in Fresno. He also worked as an assignment editor for KCOY-TV in Santa Maria, California, and KSEE-TV in Fresno. He has also worked behind the scenes for several sports broadcasts, including the NCAA basketball tournament, and the Super Bowl. When not spending time with his family, Taub loves to officially score Fresno Grizzlies games. Growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area, Taub is a die-hard Giants and 49ers fan. He graduated from the University of Michigan with dual degrees in communications and political science. Go Blue! You can contact David at 559-492-4037 or at Send an Email

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