Public on-sale Friday, November 21 at 10am
Atlanta, GA – Live Nation has announced today that Billy Joel will perform at Philips Arena on Saturday, February 28, 2015. The performance marks Billy Joel’s first solo appearance at Philips Arena since 2007.
“It is a an honor and privilege to welcome Billy Joel back to Philips Arena on Saturday February 28, 2015. We have had the pleasure to host Billy in the past and he always delivers an incredible show,” says Trey Feazell, EVP & General Manager, Philips Arena.
Billy Joel is one of the highest grossing touring artists in the world. Having sold over 150 million albums globally, his music has remained among the most popular in the world. The singer/songwriter/composer is the sixth best-selling recording artist of all time and the third best-selling solo artist.
Recently, Joel was honored by Steinway & Sons with a painted portrait that hangs in Steinway Hall in Manhattan, the first non-classical pianist to be immortalized in the collection. He played to more than 110,000 fans when he performed the final concerts at Shea Stadium, featured in the 2010 documentary film “The Last Play At Shea.” This week, Joel will receive The Kennedy Center Honor, one of the United States’ top cultural awards.
Billy Joel has received six GRAMMY® Awards, including the prestigious Grammy Legend Award. He has been inducted into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and has received numerous industry awards. His music has also served as the inspiration and score for the hit Tony Award-winning Broadway play “Movin’ Out.”
American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public beginning MONDAY, NOVEMBER 17 at 10:00 AM through THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20 at 10:00 PM. Tickets will be available for purchase by the general public beginning 10 AM on FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 21 via ticketmaster.com, the Philips Arena box office, and by calling 800.745.3000.