Iconic singer and songwriter, Billy Joel, has big plans for his New Year’s Eve. To round out his European tour, the singer will be performing at what is expected to be a sold out show at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center.
A concert this prominent requires a complimentary act, and Ben Fold Five is the perfect pick. Following their performance will be Joel’s full set. Tickets for the highly anticipated event will be going on sale on November 9th.
A few weeks prior to the event, Joel will receive Kennedy Center Honors along with Carlos Santana, Shirley Maclaine, and Martina Annoyo. These five artists, including Billy Joel, will be celebrated for their extraordinary careers. In a statement released by the Kennedy Center, they state “Billy Joel’s melodies have provided the soundtrack of our lives for over four decades making him one of pop music’s most prolific and memorable singers and songwriters.”
Billy Joel is a celebrated artist across the world and one of the highest grossing touring artists of all time. Some of his other honors include being the recipient of six Grammy Awards, a Grammy Legend Award, as well as inductions into both the Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
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