How To Find The Cheapest Billy Joel Tickets + Face Value Options & Onsale News

UPDATE: Billy Joel has once against postponed his Madison Square Garden residency shows due to the Coronavirus pandemic. These shows will not resume until November 5, 2021. All newly scheduled dates can be found at the bottom of this post.

American icon, Billy Joel, has announced 12 shows in 2020 which kicks off on January 10th in Hollywood, FL and ends on September 11th in Cincinnati, OH. Joel also has two shows in 2019—November 15th in New York and December 11th in New York. Tickets are on sale for all shows except the August 15th, 2020 show in Orchard Park, NY (presale starts Saturday, November 16th at 10am ET) and the September 11, 2020 show in Cincinnati, OH (presale is happening now).

Billy Joel was raised in Long Island, NY and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1999. The ‘Piano Man’ is one of the best-selling music artists of all time with over 150 million records sold worldwide. Joel had 33 Top 40 hits along with 13 studio albums and 15 compilation albums. He plays monthly at Madison Square Garden in New York, and will continue to do so until he doesn’t sell out the entire arena!

Where To Buy Billy Joel Tour Tickets

Tickets are already on sale to many of his shows via Ticketmaster, including three of the the four new dates, which went on sale in mid-November. The show at New Era Field in Orchard Park, NY, go on sale on Friday November 22nd with the presale happening on November 18th. 

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How Much Are Tickets for Billy Joel’s Tour

On the primary market tickets are available for most shows on Ticketmaster, however for some dates of his Madison Square Garden residency are either completely sold our or inventory is down to just single seats. Get-in prices on the primary market range from $49.50 for his April 18th show at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, to $282 for his January 10th show at Hard Rock Live in Hollywood, FL.

For the newly announced shows there inventory is quite limited on Ticketmaster with prices start at $99.

On the secondary market, tickets for all shows are already available, starting as low as $76 for the Charlotte, NC show on April 18th and start as high as $260 for the Jacksonville, FL show on January 10th. The show in Tampa, FL on February 7th is $81 and the August 28th show in Boston, MA starts at $188. VIP packages and close seats are also available on TicketIQ and are much more expensive.

Billy Joel Tour Dates

2019 Dates

Nov 15 – New York, NY – Madison Square Garden
Dec 11 – New York, NY – Madison Square Garden

2020 Dates

Jan 10 – Hollywood, FL – Hard Rock Live
Jan 25 – New York, NY – Madison Square Garden
Feb 07 – Tampa, FL – Amelie Arena
Feb 20 – New York, NY – Madison Square Garden
Mar 06 – Mexico City, MX – Foro Sol
Mar 19 – New York, NY – Madison Square Garden
Apr 18 – Charlotte, NC – Bank of America Stadium
Jun 20 – South Bend, IN – Notre Dame Stadium
Jul 10 – Detroit, MI – Comerica Park
Aug 15 – Buffalo, NY – New Era Field
Aug 28 – Boston, MA – Fenway Park
Sep 11 – Cincinnati, OH – Great American Ball Park
7/10/20 - Comerica Park, Detroit MI
8/15/20 - New Era Field, Orchard Park, NY
8/28/20 - Fenway Park, Boston, MA
9/11/20 - Great American Ballpark, Cincinnati, OH

New 2021/2022 Dates

Friday, November 5, 2021 - Madison Square Garden, New York, NY
Monday, December 20, 2021 - Madison Square Garden, New York, NY
Friday, January 14, 2022 - Madison Square Garden, New York, NY
Saturday, February 12, 2022 - Madison Square Garden, New York, NY
Thursday, March 24, 2022 - Madison Square Garden, New York, NY
Friday, April 8, 2022 - Madison Square Garden, New York, NY

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For fans interested in what they can expect at the shows, below is an average set list for 2019, from

  • Pressure
  • Vienna
  • The Entertainer
  • Zanzibar
  • The Longest Time
  • My Life
  • Movin' Out (Anthony's Song)
  • The Downeaster Alexa
  • And So It Goes
  • New York State of Mind
  • Allentown
  • Don't Ask Me Who
  • She's Always a Woman
  • Sometimes a Fantasy
  • Highway to Hell
  • (AC/DC cover)
  • The River of Dreams
  • Scenes From an Italian Restaurant
  • Nessun dorma
  • (Giacomo Puccini cover)
  • We Didn't Start the Fire
  • Piano Man

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