Paul Simon Announces Final Leg of Farewell Tour

Joanna Estrada
March 13, 2018

Those NYC-area stops, the last official touring performances Simon will ever deliver, include a hometown show in in Newark, N.J. on September 15, two nights at Madison Square Garden on September 20-21 and a final NYC show at a soon-to-be-announced venue.

Paul Simon plans to end his final tour with three NY concerts, including two shows at Madison Square Garden and a final show at a still-unannounced location.

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"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 said in a news release.

The great Paul Simon, who recently announced his impending retirement from touring, has revealed the final leg of his final tour, Homeward Bound - The Farewell Tour.

In 2003, he received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award for his work in Simon & Garfunkel, and has sold more than 100 million records worldwide.

"I feel the travel and time away from my wife and family takes a toll that detracts from the joy of playing", Simon wrote on his website when he announced the tour.

The legendary singer-songwriter has more than dozens of chart topping hits including "Bridge Over Troubled Water", "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover", and "You Can Call Me Al". I think about music constantly.

Simon opens the first leg of Homeward Bound - The Farewell Tour on Friday, March 16, in Vancouver, a show that will be followed by 30 summer concerts across North America and Europe.

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