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Elton John Farewell Tour Stop at PNC Park: Gig Tips

WITH WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT OUTSIDE IF YOU ATTEND THE CONCERTS AND GAME. ANDREW: BUT FIRST, PITTSBURGH’S ACTION NEWS 4 REPORTER, MARCIE CIPRIANI, WITH HOW THE CITY IS PREPARING FOR ALL THE FUN. MARCIA? MARCIE: IT’S ALREADY UNDERWAY HERE ALONG THE NORTH SHORE, WHERE EVENTS BEGIN AND END, STARTING TONIGHT AT 8AM AT PNC PARK WITH ELTON JOHN. THIS CONCERT STARTS AT 8 AM, IT TAKES 3 HOURS MORE BUT THE FANS ARE HERE AND READY. ♪ IT’S ALREADY IN THE AIR. FROM SIDEWALK TO PARKING LOTS AND ALONG THE ALLEGHENY RIVER, ELTON JOHN FANS ARE STARTING TO FILLING THE SAFE NORTH. >> HE IS GREAT. JUST LIKE THE MAN AT THE PIANO, BILLY JOEL. YOU CAN NOT BE WRONG. MARCIE: AND THIS IS JUST THE BEGINNING. BY NOON SATURDAY, THE 12TH ANNUAL JAZZ FESTIVAL AT HIGHMARK STADIUM THROUGH THE MON WILL ALSO BEGIN NOON TO 10:00 PM AND THEN SUNDAY, STEELERS FAN DAY. >> I’M TRYING TO FIND MATERIAL. >> YOU HAVE IT! >> YOU ALWAYS NEED MORE. MARCIE: ANTHONY BIANDINO AND DINA VASQUEZ ARE JUST A FEW OF THE MANY WHO HIT YINZERS IN THE STRIP TO LITERALLY GET READY FOR THE PATRIOT STEELERS HOME OPENING. AND THE BIG SELLER HERE IS NOT EVEN A STEELERS STARTER. >> AT THIS TIME, PICKETT IS STILL SOLD VERY WELL. MARCIE: SO WHILE MATCH DAY PREPARATION IS IN FULL PARK, LOTS WILL NOT BE OPENED OUTSIDE ACRISURE STADIUM UNTIL 11AM ON SUNDAY, THAT’S TWO HOURS BEFORE KICK-OFF. BUT AS YOU CAN SEE TWO DAYS BEFORE KICK-OFF, THE RIVER PARKING IS ALREADY FULL. FROM ACRISURE STADIUM TO PNC PARK WHERE MANY SAY THEY WILL SPEND THE WEEKEND FROM MUSIC TO FOOTBALL. PITTSBURGH POLICE HAVE SAID THEY WILL HAVE ADDITIONAL OFFICERS ON THE NORTH SHORE AND THERE ARE STRICT RULES ON WHERE YOU CAN PARK AND WHEN. IF YOU SEE HERE WE HAVE THE INFORMATION FOR YOU ON WTAE.C

Elton John Farewell Tour Stop at PNC Park: What You Need to Know

The global piano superstar will perform in Pittsburgh at 8 p.m. Friday as part of his “Farewell Yellow Brick Road: The Final Tour.”

World rock superstar and piano player Elton John returns to Pittsburgh one last time for what is believed to be the final world tour of his career. “Farewell Yellow Brick Road: The Final Tour” will visit PNC Park on Friday. This will be his first visit to PNC Park. This will be John’s third performance in Pittsburgh on his farewell tour, following two previous shows at PPG Paints Arena in 2018 and 2019. the most spectacular experience I’ve ever had, playing in places that have meant so much to me throughout my career,” John said in a video on his YouTube channel in June. Here’s what you need to know ahead of Friday night’s concert: Download your digital tickets before you leave home. If you requested a paper ticket, you can use it at the entrance gate. Guests should not come to the ballpark if they have tested positive, have symptoms, or know they have been exposed to COVID-19. If you feel sick, PNC Park asks you to stay home. Expect road closures around the ballpark, including Federal Street, Mazeroski Way and North Shore Drive. There will be a limited number of parking spaces available on the North Shore for purchase on Friday. Book your parking space in your favorite car park/garage by pre-purchasing it online by clicking here. Bags larger than 8 inches by 5 inches are not permitted. PNC Park is now cashless. If needed, reverse ATMs will be available to convert your money into a prepaid MasterCard. A no-readmission policy will be strictly enforced. Guests cannot exit the ballpark and re-enter. The concert starts at 8 p.m., rain or shine. There will be no opening acts. The concert kicks off a busy weekend for Pittsburgh entertainment, capped off with the Steelers’ home opener on Sunday. John’s storied career includes 57 top 40 hits in the US, nine of which went to No. 1: “Crocodile Rock” “Bennie and the Jets” “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds” “Philadelphia Freedom” “Island Girl””Don’t Go Breaking My Heart” (with Kiki Dee) “That’s What Friends Are For” (with Dionne Warwick, Gladys Knight and Stevie Wonder, as “Dionne & Friends”) “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me” (with George Michael) “Something About Your Looks Tonight” https://www.wtae.com/”Candle in the Wind 1997″

World rock superstar and piano player Elton John returns to Pittsburgh one last time for what is believed to be the final world tour of his career.

“Farewell Yellow Brick Road: The Final Tour” will visit PNC Park on Friday. This will be his first visit to PNC Park.

This will be John’s third performance in Pittsburgh on his farewell tour, following two previous shows at PPG Paints Arena in 2018 and 2019.

“I’m going to go out in the widest possible way, give my best, with the most spectacular production I’ve ever had, play in places that have meant so much to me throughout my career” , John said in a video on his YouTube channel in June.

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Here’s what you need to know ahead of Friday night’s concert:

  1. Download your digital tickets before you leave home. If you requested a paper ticket, you can use it at the entrance gate.
  2. Guests should not come to the ballpark if they have tested positive, have symptoms, or know they have been exposed to COVID-19. If you feel sick, PNC Park asks you to stay home.
  3. Expect road closures around the ballpark, including Federal Street, Mazeroski Way and North Shore Drive. There will be a limited number of parking spaces available on the North Shore for purchase on Friday. Book your parking space in your favorite car park/garage by pre-purchasing it online by clicking here.
  4. Bags larger than 8 inches by 5 inches are not permitted.
  5. PNC Park is now cashless. If needed, reverse ATMs will be available to convert your money into a prepaid MasterCard.
  6. A no-readmission policy will be strictly enforced. Guests cannot exit the ballpark and re-enter.
  7. The concert starts at 8 p.m., rain or shine. There will be no opening acts.

The concert kicks off a busy weekend for Pittsburgh entertainment, capped off with the Steelers’ home opener on Sunday.

John’s storied career includes 57 top-40 hits in the US, nine of which went to No. 1:

  • “The Crocodile Rock”
  • “Bennie and the Jets”
  • “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds”
  • “Philadelphia Freedom”
  • “Island Girl”
  • “Ain’t Gonna Break My Heart” (with Kiki Dee)
  • “That’s What Friends Are For” (with Dionne Warwick, Gladys Knight and Stevie Wonder, as “Dionne & Friends”)
  • “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me” (with George Michael)
  • “Something about your appearance tonight”https://www.wtae.com/”Candle in the Wind 1997”