Billy Joel Extends MSG Residency Into 2023

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Though he no longer tours, Billy Joel has continued to perform concerts roughly twice per month. Like all other entertainers, though, he had to adjust his schedule given the Covid-19 virus. His celebrated monthly residency at New York City’s Madison Square Garden resumed on Nov. 5, 2021, and he’s now announced his first show of 2023. He also has December concerts in New Zealand and Australia.

Joel generally performs at many of America’s beloved ballparks during the warmer months. The star has lost a reported 50 pounds.

Watch a slimmed-down Joel perform “Piano Man” at MSG on Nov. 5, 2021, his first show there since the start of the pandemic

On March 9, 2019, Joel visited Chase Field in Phoenix, Ariz., and treated the audience to a surprise version of the Eagles’ “Take it Easy.”

Joel, born May 9, 1949, has played one show per month at The Garden since January 2014, not counting the 2020 and 2021 postponements, an unprecedented run. His January 2023 concert will mark his 87th consecutive sold-out monthly show at the World’s Most Famous Arena and his 133rd overall performance there.

Watch Joel perform “New York State of Mind” at the Garden in August 2017

Related: Our review of Joel’s March 2015 show with surprise guest Felix Cavaliere of the Rascals

The MSG shows are often marked with surprise guest appearances by fellow classic rock legends. On Jan. 11, 2018, Joel was joined by Foreigner’s Mick Jones and Lou Gramm. In December 2017, Steve Miller sang “The Joker” with him. On Sept. 26, 2017, Joel reversed the trend when he joined Paul McCartney onstage at the Garden.

Watch Joel perform “Uptown Girl” on Aug. 24, 2022, with pop star Olivia Rodrigo

Related: Looking back at Joel’s historic MSG residency and surprise guests

The beloved musician, singer and songwriter has sold a reported 150 million records worldwide. In 2013, Joel received The Kennedy Center Honors, one of the United States’ top cultural awards. He is also the recipient of six GRAMMY® Awards, including the prestigious Grammy Legend Award. Joel has been inducted into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and has received numerous industry awards including a Tony for Movin’ Out, a Broadway musical based on his music.

Billy Joel 2022-2023 Concert Dates (Tickets are available here and here)

Sep 23 – Houston, TX – Minute Maid Park
Oct 09 – New York, NY – Madison Square Garden
Nov 11 – Atlanta, GA – Mercedes-Benz Stadium
Nov 23 – New York, NY – Madison Square Garden
Dec 03 – Auckland, NZ – Eden Park
Dec 10 – Melbourne, AU – Melbourne Cricket Ground
Dec 19 – New York, NY – Madison Square Garden
Jan 13 – New York, NY – Madison Square Garden

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  1. Petbob47
    #1 Petbob47 11 July, 2020, 16:30

    Why did you abandon Philly? You had a residency at Citizens Bank Park for the last six years.

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  2. Kim
    #2 Kim 12 August, 2020, 15:46

    Can you please tell me any information about the rescheduled show for Billy Joel that was on March 19th rescheduled for September 26th is going to be canceled or rescheduled. I would hope the decision Of it being on, rescheduled, or canceled would be soon, because I need to make plans around the date. If there is any information you can give me would be greatly appreciated. Thank you, Kim

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    • Greg Brodsky
      Greg Brodsky 12 August, 2020, 21:15

      As you know, as of Aug. 12 that Sept. 26 date is still listed as on. But it’s really hard to imagine that it will take place on that date. Best to follow his Twitter account as he’s been postponing all his monthly shows since March.

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    • Chris
      Chris 2 September, 2020, 20:02

      I’d love to know an answer also I have these same tickets and still no info from stub hub

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  3. Lauren
    #3 Lauren 10 September, 2020, 17:25

    I am not able to get my money back because he has rescheduled his show rather than cancelling. I ordered tickets from Box-Office tickets and they refuse to refund my money. I am sick over this. I wish he would just cancel the show since the new date is over a year from now in December 2021. Anyone else have this problem??

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  4. Em
    #4 Em 30 November, 2020, 18:03

    Look I just wanna say PLEASE COME TO AUSTRALIA! Specifically QLD please please please! Just let me know first so I can buy my tickets before they sell out it would be an amazing unforgettable life experience to see you play live.

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  5. linnybeav
    #5 linnybeav 11 February, 2021, 14:06

    Will the concert at Notre Dame take place in June?

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  6. Ruralrt
    #6 Ruralrt 4 March, 2021, 18:32

    When will a decision be made about the charlotte concert

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  7. erock
    #7 erock 9 June, 2021, 09:37

    yes this is a bunch of BS, i can use the money out of work and all that can be credit back on my credit card to help my family in this uncertain, very frustrating , us normal folks don’t have a big nest egg like bill joel and other artists.

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