Public on-sale Saturday, January 18 at 10am
[January 9, 2014, Nashville, TN] – Live Nation has announced today that Billy Joel will perform at Bridgestone Arena on Friday, March 14, 2014. The performance marks Billy Joel’s first solo headlining appearance at the arena in seven years.
“We are thrilled to have Billy Joel choose to return to Bridgestone Arena. This is sure to be a night filled with incredible hits that have touched all of us for years. This incredible show is a great addition to our stellar event calendar and to what is already a record setting year for the arena.” – Sean Henry, President and Chief Operating Officer, Bridgestone Arena and the Nashville Predators
Billy Joel is one of the highest grossing touring artists in the world. Having sold over 150 million albums globally, his music has remained among the most popular in the world. The singer/songwriter/composer is the sixth best-selling recording artist of all time and the third best-selling solo artist.
Recently, Joel was honored by Steinway & Sons with a painted portrait that hangs in Steinway Hall in Manhattan, the first non-classical pianist to be immortalized in the collection. He played to more than 110,000 fans when he performed the final concerts at Shea Stadium, featured in the 2010 documentary film "The Last Play At Shea.” This week, Joel will receive The Kennedy Center Honor, one of the United States' top cultural awards.
Billy Joel 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.”
American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public beginning MONDAY, JANUARY 13 at 10:00 AM through FRIDAY, JANUARY 17 at 10:00 PM. Tickets will be available for purchase by the general public beginning 10 AM on SATURDAY, JANUARY 18 via ticketmaster.com, the Bridgestone Arena box office, and by calling 800.745.3000.