UDPATE 3/18 The Piano Man is showing no signs of slowing down. Billy Joel recently announced plans for his 36th show at Madison Square Garden. The once-a-month residency will now officially run through December of 2016 with this 36th show scheduled for December 17.
Billy Joel tickets for the December show are scheduled to go on sale March 25. All of the previous 35 MSG shows that have been announced have sold out. On the secondary market, Billy Joel tickets for shows at The Garden from April to November have an average price of $266.62.
Billy Joel Adds Record 30th Show At Madison Square Garden, Set For June 17, 2016
(UPDATE 12/7/15) History continues to be made for Billy Joel. The singer on Monday announced a record 30th straight show at Madison Square Garden, which will take place on June 17. Tickets to the general public will go on sale on Saturday, December 12 at 10 a.m. EST via Ticketmaster. As always, check back here for the latest Billy Joel tour updates and MSG announcements as he reveals more dates.
Overwhelming Demand Allows Billy Joel To Add Record 29th Straight Show at MSG
(UPDATE 12/4/15) It has been a recurring theme for Billy Joel - if you announce it, they will come. The singer has announced a record 29th consecutive show at Madison Square Garden in May of 2016. The show will be held on May 27, 2016. Tickets for the May show are now on sale, beginning Friday, December 4 at 10:45 a.m. EST via Ticketmaster.com. Make sure to return here for the latest Billy Joel ticket updates and tour announcements.
Billy Joel Will Play MSG in April 2016
(UPDATE 11/30/15) Billy Joel will swoon the masses in Midtown Manhattan through at least April of next year. The iconic musician on Monday announced a record 28th straight show at Madison Square Garden, slated for April 15, 2016. Tickets will be made available to the general public beginning Friday, December 4th at 10 a.m. EST via Ticketmaster.com. Joel has continued to announce additional shows at MSG roughly each week, so make sure to check back here for the latest Billy Joel tour updates and news.
Billy Joel Adds February and March 2016 Dates at Madison Square Garden
(UPDATE 11/20/15) The gig continues for Billy Joel. The iconic singer on Friday announced that he will extend his residency at Madison Square Garden through March. Joel will play The World's Most Famous Arena on February 13, 2016 and March 15, 2016. The two shows will mark his record-breaking 26th and 27th consecutive shows at the beloved Midtown Manhattan venue.
Tickets for both the February and March shows will be made available to the general public today, November 20th at 10:45 a.m. EST via Ticketmaster.com. Make sure to check back here for the latest Billy Joel tour news and updates.
Billy Joel Extends Record Breaking MSG Residency Through January
(UPDATE 11/13/15) Billy Joel will be extending his record-breaking Madison Square Garden residency at least through January of 2016. Joel's first 2016 show will come on January 7 and will be the 25th concert of his current run at the World's Most Famous Arena and will be his 71st overall at The Garden.
Tickets for the show will go on sale 10am on November 20. Citi cardholders will be able to access a presale starting Monday, November 16. Joel stated he's open to playing shows as long as there's still demand for tickets. The concerts have been selling out on the primary market and still bring high prices on the secondary market. Joel's next two shows at MSG have an average price above $350. His November 19 show has an average price of $351.01 with a get-in price of $97, while his December 17 show has an average of $438.18 and a get-in price of $109.
Billy Joel's October Show Least Expensive at Madison Square Garden
(UPDATE 10/20/15) Rejoice, Billy Joel fans – the Piano Man himself makes his return to Madison Square Garden Wednesday night, and secondary market tickets are the most affordable of his three remaining shows at The World’s Most Famous Arena through the end of the year.
According to TicketIQ the average price for October 21 Billy Joel tickets on the secondary market is now $277.50. That marks a 20.1% drop below the $347.65 average across all three shows left through the end of December. The cheapest available ticket to Wednesday’s gig is now $80.
Joel has played a show once each month at the beloved Midtown venue since January 2014 and has maintained a massive demand for tickets in the process. His final two shows of the year come on November 19 and December 17, where tickets average $350.54 and $357.24, respectively. If planning on just getting in to his final show of the year in December, the cheapest ticket is listed for $128
Billy Joel’s Visit to Manhattan this Friday is His Most Expensive MSG Show Remaining in 2015
(UPDATE 9/22/15) Between his monthly residency at Madison Square Garden, touring across the country, and welcoming his newborn daughter with wife Alexis Roderick in August, Billy Joel has had quite the memorable 2015. The Piano Man will make his ninth stop at The World’s Most Famous Arena this Friday, and those still searching for tickets on the secondary market will find that the show is his most expensive remaining at MSG this year.
According to TicketIQ the average price for September 26 Billy Joel tickets at MSG is currently $368.73, making it just $4 more expensive on average than his November 19 show at $364.33. Looking to just get in toFriday’s concert? The cheapest available ticket is listed for $99.
Only a November 6 show at Houston’s Toyota Center has garnered a higher ticket average on the secondary market than this Friday’s stop in Midtown Manhattan. Tickets for his show at the Toyota Center now average $410.12, which serves as his most expensive show remaining this year. The get-in price for that gig is $65.
While Friday’s show is good enough for Joel’s most expensive MSG show left, his top-priced MSG gig this year came last month on August 20. That show averaged a $446.11 ticket and $101 get-in price. Outside of the Big Apple, a February 28 stop at the Philips Center in Atlanta was his most expensive show of 2015 with a $459.45 ticket average.
Billy Joel Tickets Averaging $281 on Secondary Market Over Final 11 Shows in 2015
(UPDATE 8/13/15) Eleven more shows remain this year for traveling Piano Man Billy Joel, who fulfills his touring duties across the country in December. Joel is finding massive ticket demand on the secondary market for his remaining shows and will continue to dominate the box office for all five of his Madison Square Garden gigs in 2015. Over the final 11 shows, the average secondary price for Billy Joel tickets is $280.60.
Joel will make his most expensive stop on November 6 at the Toyota Center in Houston. That show owns a secondary average of $435.35 and the get-in price is $65. The five MSG gigs then follow in secondary ticket average, with an August 20 stop serving as the second top-priced show at an average price of $422.84 and a $92 get-in price. His cheapest MSG stop comes onDecember 17, where tickets average $274.07 and get-in price is $79.
Wrigley Field will be the site of Joel’s cheapest show on August 27. That performance owns a secondary average of $149.58 and the low price is $46. His Citizens Bank Park show in Philadelphia tonight is the second cheapest gig with a $151.68 average and $95 get-in price.
Billy Joel at Nassau Coliseum is Most Expensive Remaining Show in 2015
(UPDATE 8/3/15) Billy Joel is proving that age is just a number in 2015. In addition to a baby on the way by his fourth wife, the 66-year-old has played Madison Square Garden each month since January of 2014 and will continue to do so “as long as there is a demand”. He’s also lugged his grand piano – and hefty ticket prices – with him across the country for a series of shows, the latest coming on Tuesday at Nassau Coliseum in Long Island.
Don’t expect to attend the Uniondale show for cheap, however. Nassau Coliseum will close indefinitely following Joel’s concert and undergo extensive construction through at least 2017, which has made the swan song gig in his native Long Island generate massive ticket demand on the secondary market. According to TicketIQ the average price for Billy Joel Nassau Coliseum tickets is now $453.89, making it his most expensive remaining show in 2015. The cheapest ticket to the show is currently $128.
Joel will play two other shows that average above $400 – November 6 at Toyota Center ($421.57 avg./$63 get-in) and September 26 at MSG ($403.86 avg./$81 get-in). His cheapest show will be held on August 27 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, where tickets average $173.90 and get-in price is $38.
Average Ticket Price for Billy Joel’s Fenway Park Gig Down 14% Since Last Week on Resale Market
(UPDATE 7/14/15) Billy Joel is bound for Boston this week. The iconic musician will head northeast for a show at Fenway Park on Thursday, the first of five stadium stops he will make in the U.S. through the beginning of September. Fans hoping to attend are in luck, too - ticket prices are continuing to drop on the secondary market.
According to TicketIQ, the average secondary price for Billy Joel Boston tickets is $150.71 on the secondary market. That marks a 28% nosedive from its peak average of $209.07 on June 22 and a 13.5% drop since last Wednesday’s $174.22 average. The cheapest available ticket to the Beantown gig is now $44.
Among other stadium the “Piano Man” singer will hit over the next two months include Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia ($193.22 avg./$85 get-in), Wrigley Field in Chicago ($168.80 avg./$36 get-in) and San Francisco’s AT&T Park ($189.91 avg./$35 get-in).
Joel also continues to be a mainstay at Madison Square Garden in his native New York, where has played a monthly show since the beginning of the year. With five shows left there this year, the average secondary price for Billy Joel MSG tickets is $290.07.
Billy Joel MSG Tickets On July 1 Are Averaging $318 On Secondary Market
(UPDATE 6/30/15) With one show on Wednesday night, Billy Joel will become the biggest act ever at Madison Square Garden. With his July 1 performance, Joel will own the Garden record for “Longest Run of Any Artist,” which he already owns and continues to add to, and the record for “Most Number of Performances By Any Artist.” The concert with be Joel’s 65th at the venue, surpassing Elton John’s record of 64. With the all-time show record, Joel will become the first artist to simultaneously hold both records at the World’s Most Famous Arena.
For the show, Billy Joel tickets have an average price of $318.01, the second most expensive upcoming MSG show. A September 26 show currently has an average of $371.08, but no other show through December has an average above $300.
While Joel has been making a month appearance at the Garden, the July show is still not more expensive than his final appearance at Nassau Coliseum. The current average price for the August 8 show is $339.99 with a get-in price of $105.
Billy Joel Reschedules September 26th At MSG For The Pope's Visit To NYC
(UPDATE 6/16/15) Billy Joel has been riding a successful run during his residency at Madison Square Garden. He’ll soon play the most shows at MSG for any artist, making him one of the biggest acts to ever play the arena. Regardless of how big Joel is at the Garden, he won’t be bigger than the Pope. MSG announced on Tuesday that Joel’s September 25 concert will be rescheduled to September 26 in order to accommodate a visit from Pope Francis to MSG on the 25th. All Billy Joel tickets purchased for the Friday night show will be accepted on Saturday. Tickets for the show are still available on the secondary market with an average price of $344.06 and a get-in price of $60.
Billy Joel Tickets Averaging Over $240 on Secondary Market for Remaining 2015 Shows
(UPDATE 5/26/15) He just turned 66 earlier this month, but age isn’t stopping Billy Joel and his rigorous touring cycle. The iconic musician has 18 more dates remaining through the end of the year, and Joel is seeing significant demand for tickets on the secondary market. According to TicketIQ, the average secondary price for Billy Joel tickets over his remaining shows is $240.83.
Joel will play his most expensive gig on his native Long Island on August 4 when he plays Uniondale’s Nassau Coliseum. Born just 20 minutes away in Hicksville, Joel is a fitting performer to close out the Coliseum, which will undergo extensive renovations beginning next year. The average price for tickets to the Long Island show is currently $364.66 and get-in price starts at $88.
A slew of stadium shows will be Joel’s cheapest dates. He’ll play Chicago’s Wrigley Field on August 27, where tickets on the resale market average at $162.17 and get-in price is $31. Stops at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia on August 13 ($185.12), Fenway Park in Boston July 16 ($186.63) and AT&T Park in San Francisco September 5 ($190.67) follow in terms of average price.
Billy Joel Adds More Dates To Tour Schedule
(UPDATE 1/29/15) Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Billy Joel has added a few more concerts to his already to his busy tour schedule. as the legendary performer has 21 upcoming concert events scattered over the next ten months. Including a recently announced show at the M&T Bank Stadium this summer on July 25, for which tickets go on sale next Friday. Tickets for the Billy Joel’s scheduled performance at Citizen Bank Park in Philadelphia on August 13 go on sale Friday morning on the primary market. On TicketIQ, tickets for the Philadelphia show have a current average price of $194.40 on the secondary market, 31.3% below the overall tour average for Billy Joel tickets in North America, which is $283.04.
Another added date to Billy Joel’s tour was just announced, as the performer will return to the Time Warner Cable Arena for a concert on December 5. It will be his first appearance in Charlotte since selling out the venue with Elton John back in 2009. Tickets for this show will also go sale next Friday.
While Billy Joel hasn’t released a new hit song in over 20 years, the performer can still bring it live with some his most popular songs of his career. His next concert is scheduled for Saturday, January 31 at the American Airlines Arena in Miami. Tickets have a current average price of $265.41 on the secondary market, with a get-in price of $52.