ONLY U.K. PERFORMANCE OF 2019
FIRST LONDON PERFORMANCE IN THREE YEARS
Tickets On Sale Friday 19 October 2018 at 9am
Legendary musician Billy Joel will perform his only U.K. performance for 2019 and the first show in London in over 3 years at Wembley Stadium on Saturday 22nd June 2019. Tickets go on sale to the general public Friday 19 October at 9.00am at LiveNation.co.uk. American Express card members will have first access to pre-sale tickets from Monday, 15 October at 12.00pm through Friday, 19 October 9.00am.
Billy Joel is one of the biggest concert draws in the world and continues this achievement with an impressive run of sold out consecutive stadium shows and concert arenas. Since 2017, Billy Joel had record-breaking sell outs in 9 stadiums including unprecedented sell outs 5 years in a row at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia and Fenway Park in Boston.
Having sold 150 million records over the past quarter century, scoring 33 consecutive Top 40 hits, Billy 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. In 2016, the Library of Congress selected “Piano Man” for preservation in the National Recording Registry for its “cultural, historic, and artistic significance.”
In November 2014, Billy Joel received both The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song which honors living musical artists’ lifetime achievement in promoting the genre of song as a vehicle of cultural understanding; entertaining and informing audiences; and inspiring new generations, and the once-in-a-century ASCAP Centennial Award, which is presented to American music icons in recognition of their incomparable accomplishments in their respective music genres and beyond. He is one of only two singers to perform the National Anthem twice at the Super Bowl, 18 years apart.
In December 2013, Joel received The Kennedy Center Honors, one of the United States’ top cultural awards. He is also the recipient of six GRAMMY® Awards, including the prestigious Grammy Legend Award. Joel has been inducted into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and has received numerous industry awards including a TONY AWARD for “Movin’ Out,” a Broadway musical based on Joel’s music. For his accomplishments as a musician and as a humanitarian, Joel was honored as the 2002 MusiCares Person Of The Year by the MusiCares Foundation and the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences. Billy Joel received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, adding another milestone to his brilliant career.
Also in December 2013, Billy Joel became Madison Square Garden’s first-ever music franchise, joining the ranks of the storied venue’s other original franchises – the New York Knicks, Rangers and Liberty. For nearly four years now, Joel has held a residency at The Garden performing monthly gigs. To date, Billy has sold out consecutive 59 months at Madison Square Garden plus continues to break records with the most number of performances, 103, by any Artist at the renowned venue.
Billy Joel In Concert
Saturday 22nd June 2019 Wembley Stadium connected by EE, London U.K.
Tickets for Billy Joel go on-sale to the general public on Friday 19 October 2018 at 9am at www.livenation.co.uk.
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