By Tina Benitez-Eves
Once his final tour comes to an end in 2023, Elton John has already set his sight on his next career move: the metaverse. The 75-year-old John has already partnered with the online gaming platform Roblox for a 10-minute virtual live performance: Elton John Presents: Beyond the Yellow Brick Road.
John, who recently played his last-ever show in the U.S. on Nov. 20 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, said he’s excited to find a way to remain connected to his fans once his touring life ends.
“Throughout my career, I’ve always been interested in finding new ways to connect with my fans worldwide,” said John. His Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour is continuing through 2023, including a final U.K. show at Glastonbury on June 25, and is currently scheduled to conclude in Stockholm, Sweden on July 8.
“As I finish touring, Roblox and the metaverse are perfect for this next stage of my life,” shared John. “It’s a new, innovative way for me to express my love of music, fashion, and the limitless creativity that comes from both.”
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