Sir Elton John to go on tour next month

London: Sir Elton John, who became father for the first time this Christmas, is preparing to go on a tour next month.

John and his partner David Furnish’s baby boy Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John was born to an unnamed surrogate in California, reports the Telegraph.

Despite their joy at the new arrival, the singer will be occupied with the demands of a 26-date tour of the US and Europe from January to June this year.

It will start in France on January 26 in Lievin, and finish in Ireland on June 11 including performances in Switzerland and Germany.

He has also scheduled dates in the U.S. and Canada.

It has also been reported that the couple will still host their annual Oscars party in Hollywood on Feburary 21 this year.