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  1. A relaxed Billy Joel serenaded the Sprint Center last nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | The Pitch

    Billy Joel Sprint Center Friday, May 1, 2015 In 1978, on the 52nd Street tour, Billy Joel was still playing colleges, and his shows were manic. At a stop at the old Ahearn Fieldhouse at Kansas State, for instance, Joel, in his then-standard swept-back black hair, button down shirt, straight-leg jeans, sport coat and white K-Swiss tennis shoes, sprinted constantly and frantically up and down and across layers of stage ramps.


  2. Billy Joel Tickets at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale (Long Island):...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | PRWeb

    Billy Joel Tickets at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale : Ticket Down Slashes Billy Joel Ticket Prices in Uniondale at the Nassau Coliseum on August 4th Ticket Down announces that they have cut ticket prices across the board for Billy Joel in Uniondale at the Nassau Coliseum. This popular ticket site is also offering their customer appreciation promo/coupon code BILLYJOEL for added savings.


  3. Music Forecast 4.30–5.6: James McMurtry, Billy Joel, the Who, Joan Jett, Primus, and Luke WadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | The Pitch

    ... of his stories with the usual sure grace. Thursday, April 30, Knuckleheads Saloon (2715 Rochester, 816-483-1456) Billy Joel Sure, Billy Joel hasn't released a pop album since 1993's River of Dreams , but if we're being honest, the man hardly needs ...


  4. Nate Ruess Switches It Up On Quirky New Single "AhHa": ListenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | WWWM-FM Toledo

    ... Grand Romantic buzz track "AhHa" (out today, April 27). Sounding like a cross between early Talking Heads and Billy Joel, "AhHa" is an initially unsettling mix of layered vocals and aggressive chants with unexpected bursts of brass and percussion ...


  5. Billy Joel Will Play Nassau Coliseum's Last Concert Before RenovationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | WWWM-FM Toledo

    Long Island's Nassau Coliseum will shut its doors for renovations after one concluding concert on August 4. Who better to temporarily close the Uniondale arena than Hicksville's own Billy Joel? The bittersweet event will mark Joel's 32nd appearance at the home of the NHL's New York Islanders, which opened its doors in 1972, notes Rolling Stone. Joel broke the Nassau Coliseum's sell-out record with a total of nine in 1988, the last time he played a solo show at the venue.


  6. Billy Joel to Close Out Nassau Coliseum Before $260 Million RenovationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | The Village Voice

    ... not for a hockey player. Raised just six miles from the Uniondale arena in the neighboring city of Hicksville, Billy Joel has earned himself the moniker "King of the Coliseum" for consistently performing at the famed arena throughout his career. ...


  7. Billy Joel Closing Out Nassau Coliseum Before Major RenovationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | RollingStone

    Billy Joel will give the legendary Nassau Coliseum its temporary curtain call on August 4th, playing the final concert at the Uniondale, New York arena, according to the singer-songwriter's website . The event will mark the Long Island resident's 32nd appearance at the venue, which opened in 1972 and has served as the home base for numerous professional sports teams .


  8. Billy Joel tribute plays Ormond Beach Performing Arts CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A tribute to Bronx-born rocker Billy Joel will feature a New York City-honed pianist. "The Ultimate Tribute to Billy Joel," featuring Tony Monaco and Turnstiles, will be at 7:30 p.m. Saturday April 25 at the Ormond Beach Performing Arts Center, 399 N. U.S. 1, Ormond Beach.


  9. 'Piano Man' Billy Joel to receive Doctor of Music degree from SUNY Stony BrookRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 |

    The State University of New York at Stony Brook announced on April 20 that they plan to bestow an honorary degree upon Billy Joel , Long Island's 'Piano Man.' William Martin Joel, will receive a Doctor of Music honorary degree, and is slated to don the academic robe signifying this achievement for the beloved New York musical icon.


  10. Audio: Jason Robert Brown Sings from Billy Joel's the StrangerRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 |

    Composer Jason Robert Brown has built quite a catalog of his own songs, having written the music to such Broadway shows as Parade, Honeymoon in Vegas, The Bridges of Madison County, and many more, but now he is branching out into the works of the Piano Man himself. Brown recently released his own covers of songs from Billy Joe l 's 'The Stranger' album- check them out below! He writes on his official website : Billy Joe l 's LP The Stranger was released at the end of September, 1977, and I'd guess it made its way to our house in Rockland County about two months later, presumably because my mom or dad was into "Just The Way You Are" or "She's Always A Woman."


  11. Dr. Joel will see you now: Joel, Wang, Shneiderman receive honorary PhDsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Long Island Business News

    What do William Martin Joel - also known as Billy Joel - former CA Technologies chief Charles Wang and computer scientist Ben Shneiderman have in common? They all will receive honorary doctorates from Stony Brook University. Stony Brook University will give Joel an honorary doctorate of music; Wang, an honorary doctorate of humane letters and Schneiderman, an honorary doctorate of science.


  12. Vanilla Fudge coming back to Long Island with 'Spirit'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Newsday

    ... clubs on Long Island when they played with the Rascals, the Rich Kids, the Vagrants featuring Leslie West, and Billy Joel's old band the Hassles. "They were called production numbers. The covers were slowed down and made to be more dramatic. The key ...


  13. a Billy Joel, Charles Wang and Prof. Ben Shneiderman to Address the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Newswise

    ... their vision for what lies ahead." About the Honorary Degree Recipients a William Martin Joel , better known as Billy Joel, is an American pianist, singer-songwriter, and composer who has received 23 GRAMMYA Award nominations, six GRAMMYA Awards and ...


  14. Singer Billy Joel supports elephantsRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | Dear Kitty

    Africa's elephants have just gotten a powerful new supporter -music legend, Billy Joel. Joel's voice is heard in a series of new ads supporting the Wildlife Conservation Society's 96 Elephants campaign - so named for the number of elephants slaughtered each day by poachers.


  15. Justin Timberlake shares first photo of sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | CNN

    ... . The singer had used his 34th birthday to announce news of the impending arrival in a social media post. Singer Billy Joel, 65, and girlfriend Alexis Roderick, 33, are expecting their first child "this summer," a rep for Joel told Us Weekly and ...


  16. Billy Joel and Other Hollywood Dads Over 50Read the original story

    Friday Apr 17 |

    There is no age restriction when it comes to being a Hollywood dad. Are you shocked to hear that 66-year-old singer Billy Joel is expecting another child with his girlfriend Alexis Roderick? Well if you are famous, it's not that uncommon.


  17. This Newsies/Oliver & Company mash-up is obscure Disney goldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Boing Boing

    ... this delightful new music video, cast member Jacob Kemp combines the Newsies 's song "King Of New York" with the Billy Joel-penned "Why Should I Worry" from Oliver & Company in order to celebrate the lesser-known side of the Disney canon.


  18. Steely Dan, Billy Joel tribute bands in FairfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Reporter

    It may not have been the same as being anointed sainthood by the Pope, but getting praised by Billy Joel - for doing Billy Joel tunes - wasn't such a bad deal for Sacramento musician and vocalist Kyle Martin. Martin handled the role as the “Piano Man” in the Billy Joel/Twyla Tharp Broadway smash musical, “Movin' Out,” during the 2007-2009 National Tour.


  19. Katie Lee opens up about ex-husband Billy Joel's baby announcementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | TheCelebrityCafe

    Katie Lee might be Billy Joel's ex-wife, but she still has nothing but positive things to say about him! Lee, who was married to singer Billy Joel from 2004 to 2009, opened up to Extra about the news that he is expecting his second child this summer with his wife, Alexis Roderick. "I'm really happy for them.


  20. Piano Man Joel Wants To Save Elephants, Eliminate Ivory KeysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | MediaPost

    In September 2013, Wildlife Conservation Society launched the 96 Elephants campaign to raise awareness and support the Clinton Global Initiative "Partnership to Save Africa's Elephants" to stop the killing, trafficking, and demand of these animals. Now, the WCS is enlisting singer Billy Joel under its newest outreach effort, titled "Take A Stand for Elephants" that runs on national and local TV, national and local audio, print, display, social, mobile and out-of-home.