Wednesday 19 December 2018

In Pictures: Sir Elton John in concert

The veteran musician, 70, is expected to announce his retirement from touring after decades on the stage.

Elton John Wonderful Crazy Night Tour in Edinburgh (Jane Barlow/PA)
Elton John Wonderful Crazy Night Tour in Edinburgh (Jane Barlow/PA)

By PA Reporters

Sir Elton John’s retirement from touring follows a career on the road lasting almost 50 years, entertaining millions of fans with his live shows.

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Elton John sings in to the microphone on stage during a gig in 1971 (PA)
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Elton John at Shepperton Studios during rehearsals for his charity concert at the Empire Pool in Wembley (PA)
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Elton John showing his new uniform in London (PA)
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Elton John during a dress rehearsal for the Royal Gala Performance in aid of the Prince's Trust at the London Palladium (PA)
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Elton John performing during the Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert at Wembley, London (PA)
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Sir Elton John performing on stage at the Route of Kings concert in Hyde Park (PA)
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Elton John and Billy Joel embrace before the start of their Face to Face concert at Madison Square Gardens in 2002 (PA)
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Elton John performing on stage during his 'Red Piano' tour at the O2 Arena in London (PA)
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Elton John performing at Bestival on the Isle of Wight in 2013 (PA)
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BBC Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park (Matt Crossick/PA)

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