Paul Simon announced today that he will be performing his Farewell Tour on his old stomping grounds in Queens. He will play songs spanning his seven-decade career on 9/22 at Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Simon’s personal proceeds will be donated to a charitable cause that has yet to be announced.
“It seems more like fate than coincidence that I should do the final show on this final tour at Flushing Meadows Corona Park,” Simon says in a statement. “I could have ridden my bike from home to the park in about 20 minutes, when I was a kid. But this is less a goodbye than a farewell. Thank you all for the ride, I had a great time.”
Tickets for “Paul Simon’s Homeward Bound – The Farewell Performance” go on sale 6/29 at 10 AM EST at axs.com.