SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3
LIVE NATION is thrilled to announce one of the greatest singer/songwriter/composers of modern times, BILLY JOEL will perform for one night only, in his first New Zealand stadium show in twenty five years on Saturday, December 3, with a history-making performance at the iconic Eden Park stadium in Auckland.
Vodafone customers can be among the first to secure tickets during an exclusive presale, starting at 10am Monday, July 18. Head to vodafone.co.nz/music.
General public tickets go on sale 12pm Thursday, July 21. For complete VIP, tour and ticket information, visit: www.livenation.co.nz
An artist who requires little introduction, Billy Joel is one of the biggest concert draws in the world. Having sold over 160 million records and scoring six GRAMMY® wins from 23 nominations, Joel ranks as one of the most popular and respected entertainers in history – the sixth best-selling recording artist of all time, and the third best-selling solo artist.
In New Zealand Billy Joel has amassed an impressive 57 million streams, four number one albums and ten Top 10 albums. 1983’s An Innocent Man spent a phenomenal 83 consecutive weeks on the New Zealand album chart and 1977’s The Stranger, (certified 4 x Platinum) 77 weeks.
Billy Joel’s anthology has soundtracked the lives of millions, his impeccable musicianship and transcendent songs recognised worldwide. Inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame in 1999, Joel received The Kennedy Center Honors (one of the USA’s top cultural awards) in 2013. In 2014, he received both The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song and the once-in-a-century ASCAP Centennial Award – the latter presented to American music icons in recognition of their incomparable accomplishments in their respective music genres and beyond. In 2016, the Library of Congress selected ‘Piano Man’ for preservation in the National Recording Registry for its “cultural, historic, and artistic significance.” He’s the recipient of numerous other awards, including a Tony (for Movin’ Out, a Broadway musical based on his music), MusiCares Person Of The Year, and an inductee in the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame.
‘Piano Man’, ‘You May Be Right’, ‘Always a Woman’, ‘We Didn’t Start the Fire’, ‘Uptown Girl’, ‘Big Shot’, ‘It’s Still Rock and Roll to Me’, ‘Only the Good Die Young’, ‘New York State of Mind’… the hunger to see this highly influential songwriter remains undiminished.
BILLY JOEL – NEW ZEALAND TOUR 2022 AUCKLAND, EDEN PARK SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3 Vodafone Pre-sale 10am Monday July 18 until 10am Wednesday July 20 Live Nation Pre-sale from 11am Wednesday July 20 until 11am Thursday July 21
GENERAL TICKETS ON SALE 12pm THURSDAY, JULY 21
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