Elton John tests positive for COVID-19, postpones his Dallas concerts, Little Rock a Go

Elton John’s, “Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour” coming to Little Rock on Saturday. But the singer has tested positive for COVID-19.

John, who turns 75 in March, canceled his goodbye concerts Tuesday and Wednesday at Dallas’ American Airlines Center and will reschedule the dates. The shows were originally scheduled for June 2020, were postponed as Little Rock dates during the first wave of the pandemic.

In a statement, John’s representatives said the singer, who is fully vaccinated and boosted, is experiencing only mild symptoms. He’s expected to resume the tour Saturday in Little Rock, Arkansas.

The Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour will be in Chicago, New York, Detroit, and ending in Miami on April 28.

Elton released “The Lockdown Sessions,” in October is a collection of duets with artists ranging from Dua Lipa to Stevie Wonder to Brandi Carlile, all recorded either via Zoom or under strict health and safety regulations.

Elton’s partnership with Lipa Timeless 106.1 KFFB is playing The “Cold Heart (Pnau Remix),” which mixes “Rocket Man” and “Sacrifice” with a new mix, that returned John to the Billboard Hot 100 for the first time in 21 years.

Elton’s Little Rock Concert at the Simmons Bank Arenna will be Saturday Night at 8 pm.