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Billy Joel Adds Record-Tying 12th Show At Madison Square Garden By Overwhelming Demand December 18

TICKETS ON SALE TO GENERAL PUBLIC FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28 AT 10AM

[February 21, 2014, New York, NY] – Madison Square Garden Entertainment announced today that music icon Billy Joel has added a record-tying 12th show at Madison Square Garden on Thursday, December 18 as part of the Time Warner Cable Concert Series. The performance is part of Joel’s franchise run at The World’s Most Famous Arena. In 2006, Joel set a Madison Square Garden record by becoming the first solo artist to sell out twelve consecutive shows on a single tour, a feat memorialized by the first-time raising of a banner dedicated to a musical performer.

Joel is Madison Square Garden’s first-ever music franchise. He kicked off his franchise run at MSG on January 27, 2014 and will perform a show a month for as long as there is demand. The December 18 show will be available for purchase by the general public beginning at 10AM (EST) on Friday, February 28 via ticketmaster.com and by calling 866-858-0008. Citi cardmembers will have access to presale tickets beginning Tuesday, February 25 at 10AM (EST) via www.citiprivatepass.com. Tickets will also be available at the Madison Square Garden box office on Saturday, March 1. All eleven previously announced shows -- January 27, February 3, March 21, April 18, May 9, June 21, July 2, August 7, September 17, October 2, November 25-- sold out. Prices range from $64.50 to $124.50. The concerts are being promoted by MSG Entertainment in association with AEG Live and Q104.3.

Billy Joel is one of the highest grossing touring artists in the world. Having sold more than 150 million records over the past quarter century, Joel ranks as one of most popular recording artists and respected entertainers in history. The singer/songwriter/composer is the sixth best-selling recording artist of all time and the third best-selling solo artist. Joel received The Kennedy Center Honors, one of the United States' top cultural awards, in December 2013. Joel performed at the historic 12-12-12, The Concert For Sandy Relief, joining other music greats to raise awareness and money to help those affected by Hurricane Sandy. He has received six GRAMMY® Awards, including the prestigious Grammy Legend Award. He has been inducted into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and has received numerous industry awards. His music has also served as the inspiration and score for the hit Tony Award-winning Broadway play “Movin’ Out.”

MSG now offers a rich visual history of Billy Joel and his many Garden performances through a scrollable timeline featuring archival images, video insights from Billy, sharable images and lyrics, plus direct links for ticketing. Visit billyjoelmsg.com for more information. Join the conversation with #BillyJoelMSG.