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Concert News: Elton John's farewell, Greta Van Fleet

By Gary Graff
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Elton John is calling it quits from touring -- but will perform in the Detroit metro area one last time before he does.

Johnís Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour plays Oct. 12 at Little Caesars Arena and also has an Oct. 15 date at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids. General public tickets go on sale Feb. 2 while an American Express pre-sale begins Thursday, Jan. 25, and runs through Monday, Jan. 29.

John made the announcement on Wednesday, Jan. 24, during a press conference. The tour gets under way Sept. 8 in Allenton, Pa., and John is planning to play more than 300 shows around the world before itís all over. John said heís

For more information visit eltonjohn.com

John is in New York this week to receive a Governorís Award at the 60th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Jan. 28. Heíll be celebrated with the Elton John: Iím Still Standing -- A Grammy Salute concert on Jan. 30, which will be filmed and broadcast later on CBS.

ē Also, Frankenmuthís Greta Van Fleet has added a third show, for May 25, at the Fillmore Detroit. Tickets, priced $25-$49.50, go on sale at noon Friday, Jan. 26. The May 22-23 shows are sold out. Visit thefillmoredetroit.com for more details.

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