Beloved singer-songwriter Paul Simon revealed his goodbye trip Monday. With Homeward Bound– The Farewell Tour, the 76- year-old legend will explore North American locations this May and June prior to heading overseas for a last stint of European dates in July.
“I’ve often wondered what it would feel like to reach the point where I’d consider bringing my performing career to a natural end,” Simon stated in a news release. “Now I know: It feels a little unsettling, a touch exhilarating and something of a relief. I love making music, my voice is still strong, and my band is a tight, extraordinary group of gifted musicians. I think about music constantly. I am very grateful for a fulfilling career and, of course, most of all to the audiences who heard something in my music that touched their hearts.”
As half of Simon & Garfunkel then in his multi-decade solo profession, Simon has actually produced a few of rock and folk’s most long-lasting music. He’s gotten 16 Grammy Awards– consisting of Album of the Year honors for Bridge Over Troubled Water, Still Crazy After All These Years, and Graceland— and the Recording Academy acknowledged him with a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in2003 He’s likewise a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
And through all the years, Simon has actually stayed a crucial creative voice. His 13 th solo album, Stranger to Stranger, ranked 23 rd on EW’s finest albums of2016 That year, Simon started a two-month North American trip that marked his very first run of dates given that2011 The stint consisted of New York dates; the Homeward Bound trip significantly does not.
Simon is the most recent in a wave of revered artists to reveal goodbye trips. In January, Elton John, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Slayer all shared strategies to hang it up after last strings of programs.
The North American leg of Homeward Bound– The Farewell Tour starts May 16 in Vancouver and concludes June 20 in Nashville. Discover Simon’s schedule listed below, and get tickets here.
Homeward Bound– The Farewell Tour:
May 16– Vancouver, BC– Rogers Arena
May 18– Seattle, WA– Key Arena
May 19– Portland, OR– MODA Center
May 22– Los Angeles, CA– Hollywood Bowl
May 23– Los Angeles, CA– Hollywood Bowl
May 25– Oakland, CA– Oracle Arena
May 27– Las Vegas, NV– MGM Grand Garden Arena
May 30– Denver, CO– Fiddler’s Green
June 1– Dallas, TX– American Airlines Arena
June 2– Houston, TX– Toyota Center
June 4– Austin, TX– Frank Erwin Center
June 6– Chicago, IL– United Center
June 8– St. Paul, MN– Xcel Energy Center
June 10– Detroit, MI– DTE Energy Center
June 12– Toronto, ON– Air Canda Cetre
June 13– Montreal, QC– Bell Centre
June 15– Boston, MA– TD Garden
June 16– Philadelphia, PA– Wells Fargo Center
June 19– Greensboro, NC– Greensboro Coliseum
June 20– Nashville, TN– Bridgestone Arena