BILLY JOEL IN CONCERT RETURNS TO TARGET CENTER ON MAY 16TH
Artist’s 10th SHOW PERFORMANCE IN ARENA’S 25 YEAR HISTORY
Minneapolis, MN – Target Center announced today that Billy Joel will perform in Minneapolis on Saturday, May 16, 2015. This concert marks Joel’s first appearance at the arena since 1999.
“Billy Joel is a true music legend and an artist who has played a huge role in Target Center’s history,” said Steve Mattson, Vice President and General Manager – Target Center/AEG Facilities. “He helped put this arena on the map by selling out 4 shows in November 1990. We are so excited to be heading into our 25th year with such an iconic performer highlighting on our event calendar!”
The May 2015 Minneapolis concert will mark Billy Joel’s 10th performance at Target Center. Joel has sold over 171,000 tickets to date at the arena.
Having sold 150 million records over the past quarter century, Billy Joel ranks as one of most popular recording artists and respected entertainers in history. The singer/songwriter/composer is the sixth best-selling recording artist of all time, the third best-selling solo artist and is one of the highest grossing touring artists in the world. Joel has received six GRAMMY® Awards, including the prestigious Grammy Legend Award. Most recently, he received the Kennedy Center Honor, The Library Of Congress Gershwin Prize For Popular Song and the ASCAP Centennial 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.
Billy Joel is one of the highest grossing international touring artists. 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 and the third best-selling solo artist of all time.
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.”
Tickets for the May 16th Target Center show go on sale to the general public beginning at 10am on Friday, December 19th at Target Center’s box office, online at AXS.com and charge by phone at 1-888-9-AXS-TIX. American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Monday, December 15th at 10am through Thursday, December 18th at 10pm.