Billy Joel Adds Another Show To Record-Breaking Madison Square Garden Residency
Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp. has announced that due to overwhelming demand, legendary musician Billy Joel has added another show as part of his record-breaking residency at Madison Square Garden. Joel’s August 29 show will mark his 93rd monthly and 139th lifetime show at The Garden.
In December 2013, Joel was named Madison Square Garden’s first-ever music franchise. The record-breaking residency began in January 2014 with Joel playing one show every month at The Garden,.
The singer/songwriter/composer said he will perform at the world’s most famous arena “as long as the demand continues.”
Joel will join Stevie Nicks for a series of joint co-headlining stadium dates this year.
Joel is one of the biggest concert draws in the world, selling out arenas and stadiums across the globe. Having sold 150 million records over the past quarter century and scoring 33 consecutive Top 40 hits, Joel ranks as one of the most popular recording artists and respected entertainers in history.
He is the sixth best-selling recording artist of all time and the third best-selling solo artist. In 2016, the Library of Congress selected “Piano Man” for preservation in the National Recording Registry for its “cultural, historic, and artistic significance.”