Billy Joel is back after a three-year hiatus from performing. He was a consensus highlight of the 12-12-12 benefit concert in New York for victims of Hurricane Sandy. On April 21, he headlined the Stone Music Festival in Sydney, Australia. On Saturday, April 27, his only other announced show of the year, he closes the Acura Stage at the 2013 New Orleans Jazz Fest.
We spoke early Wednesday afternoon. He called from his hotel just after powerful thunderstorms rolled through town -- a storm that was a little too reminiscent of his 2008 Jazz Fest monsoon.Read More