Elton John - Farewell Yellow Brick Road

After more than half a century on the road and an unparalleled career that has redefined the cultural landscape and seen him claim his place as a true global icon, Elton has announced via an exclusive VR180 Live Stream on YouTube, details of his final tour called 'Farewell Yellow Brick Road'.


“It’s time to come off the road so I can fully embrace the next important chapter of my life.” (Elton John)


Kicking off in the U.S. on September 8, 2018, the Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour will consist of more than 300 shows across five continents, hitting North America, Europe and the Middle East, Asia, South America and Australasia before reaching its conclusion in 2021.

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May 2019

O2 Arena Prague

The O2 arena is one of the leading facilities in Europe with a seating capacity of up to 18,000. Every year, the O2 Arena hosts dozens of attractive sporting and cultural events. It was opened in 2004 for the ice-hockey championship and since that time it has welcomed over 600,000 people every year.

 

The O2 arena is located in north-eastern Prague, approximately 10 km from the city centre. It occupies an advantageous position between the interior road ring, which provides comfortable transport from other sections of the city, and the external ring road, which allows a quick connection to the outgoing motorway and the international highway network.

 

The O2 Arena offers more than fourty spatial, functional or technical variations of the stage surface and the auditorium. At a large rock concert, the O2 arena can host up to 18,000 spectators. The latest technology available at the O2 Arena include, e.g., a giant video cube, internal TV circuit, display facades, its own TV studio, sliding stands, excellent acoustics, light park and advanced telecommunication equipment.

 

How to get to the O2 Arena

The O2 Arena is located close by to the Ceskomoravska underground station, tram stop, bus terminal and the Praha-Liben train station which is just a few minutes’ walk away. You can get there by regular trains going in the direction of Kolin or Praha-Masarykovo nadrazi or make use of a new train line Praha-Liben - Praha-Holesovice - Praha-Bubenec - Praha-Sedlec - Roztoky u Prahy

By underground
The best way is to go by the underground line B to Ceskomoravska station. The pedestrian entrance is located just a few meters outside the underground station exit (turn right outside the underground exit toward the bus station and Ocelarska St..)

By tram
If you go by a tram, take No. 8 or 25 and get off at Multiarena Praha.

By bus
If you go by bus, take either of the following buses: 251, 127, 158, 166, 259, 280, 302, 305, 348, 351, 354, 3, 66, 368, 375, 376 or 377 and get off at the Ceskomoravska stop or take either of : 136, 145, 177 or 195 and get off at Nadrazi Liben.

By train
• From Hlavni Nadrazi (Central Station) take the underground line C to Florenc, there change to take the B line to Ceskomoravska station.
• From Masaryk Nadrazi take underground line B and get off at Ceskomoravska station.
• From Smichovske Nadrazi take underground line B and  get off at Ceskomoravska station.
• If you are at Libenske Nadrazi turn left and walk for about 500 m. You can also take the tram and get off at the very next stop.

By car
• Coming from Brno - take exit 2 - P + R - Opatov, from there take underground line C to Florenc and change to underground line B and get off at the Ceskomoravska station.
• Coming from Hradec Kralove and Mlada Boleslav - take exit 1 -  P + R Cerny Most, from there take underground line B and get off at the Ceskomoravska station.
• Coming from Teplice - follow Centre until you get to the Holesovice train station - here you will find P+ R - Nadrazi Holesovice, take underground line C to Florenc, change to underground line B and continue to the Ceskomoravska station.
• Coming from Strakonice - follow directions to Smichov, Radlicka St - P + R - Radlicka, take underground line B and get off at the Ceskomoravska station.
• Coming from Pilsen - exit 1 - P + R - Zlicin, take underground line B and get of at the Ceskomoravska station.
• Coming from Chomutov - continue to the ring road in the direction to Pilsen and Zlicin - P + R - Zlicin, take undergroundnd line B and get of at the Ceskomoravska station.
 

Parking near the O2 Arena

The following streets – Drahobejlova, Ocelarska, K Moravine, U Skladky, Kovarska (between Ocelarska and Sokolovska streets), U Svobodarny, Kurta Konrada, Lihovarska, Na Rozcesti and, south of Sokolovska (between Balabenkova and K Moravine), Na Harfe, Ceskomoravska (between Klecakova and Freyova), Ceskomoravska (between Kurta Konrada and Drahobejlova) – are designated for residential parking. Motor vehicles without a corresponding parking permit parking in this area may be towed away.

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