Promoters announced Wednesday that the pair will also perform on July 16th. Tickets to the July 21st sold out in minutes after more than 100,000 people tried to make a purchase.
People who bought tickets to see the Face 2 Face Tour on July 21st show can swap their tickets for the show on the 16th by visiting www.eltonandbillychicagoticketswap.com, however ticket upgrades will not be allowed.
According to a LiveNation press release, the second show was added at the request of the Chicago Cubs and local elected officials.
The two musicians will open each concert on the tour with a series of duets, playing twin pianos and trading vocals. Each artist will then perform a set with his own band. A grand finale brings the two superstars and their supporting musicians back together for a closing encore.
Tickets for July 16th show will go on sale on February 23rd at Noon, and range between $55.00 and $175.00. Log on to www.tickets.com or call 1-800-THE-CUBS.