Billy Joel deviates from his usual show for his Las Vegas concerts with a little Elvis flair — he pulled on a pair of Elvis-fashioned shades and performed samples of “Viva Las Vegas” and “Suspicious Minds.” He also summoned some Bobby Darin with “Mack the Knife.”
… Midway through the show, he mentioned a genius performer we had recently lost. The feeling in the room was that he was referring to Prince, but the song to be covered was not so obvious. Joel went with “1999,” breathing more life into T-Mobile Arena.
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Billy Joel warms up on stage at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV, on April 30, 2016.
Billy performs with Tommy Byrnes, Dave Rosenthal, Andy Cichon, Chuck Burgi and Mike DelGuidice at T-Mobile Arena.
Chainsaw performs live on stage with Billy Joel.
Mark Rivera, Crystal Taliefero, Carl Fischer, Chuck Burgi, Andy Cichon and Mike DelGuidice perform during Billy Joel’s concert in Las Vegas.
Billy Joel greets the audience at T-Mobile Arena.
Billy Joel Set List – T-Mobile Arena – Las Vegas, NV – April 30, 2016
Official photos by David Salav