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Billy Joel At Madison Square Garden

A Look At Billy Joel’s MSG Residency: Surprise Guests

Since January 2014, Billy Joel has played one show per month at Madison Square Garden, an unprecedented run of more than 50 sold-out shows. The July 18 concert will be his 100th all-time performance at the Garden, dating back to his first concert there in December 1978. … The MSG shows are often marked with surprise guest appearances by fellow classic rock legends, who have joined the Piano Man for one or two songs.

Best Classic Bands is taking a look back at 10 of these special moments. Read their list of Billy Joel surprise guests at Madison Square Garden.

Photo: Billy Joel on stage at Madison Square Garden in New York, NY, during his concert on October 28, 2016. Photo by Jeff Schock