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April 25, 2015
Billy Joel to be last act at Long Island, N.Y. arena !

BILLY JOEL is closing down yet another New York venue. BILLY JOEL, who played the last concerts at Shea Stadium (home to the N.Y. Mets, before being torn down for a new stadium, now named Citifield) will be the final act at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, Long Island, New York. This will be BILLY JOEL's 32nd appearance at this arena. This was the home to the N.Y. Islanders hockey team since 1972, who are now going to move to Brooklyn, New York's Barclay Center next season. A smaller-capacity arena is set to reopen at the Uniondale site in 2016. The last show at the Nassau Coliseum, featuring BILLY JOEL, will be August 4, 2015.


April 15, 2015
Billy Joel to become a Dad again !

Yes it's true ! BILLY JOEL to become a father again at age 65 ! BILLY JOEL and longtime girlfriend, (they started dating back in 2009) Alexis Roderick, are expecting their first child together ! The baby is due this summer, (it's a girl) ! This will be BILLY JOEL's second child. His first child, 29 year old singer / songwriter Alexa Ray Joel, was conceived with 2nd ex-wife Christie Brinkley. Roderick, who turns 34 next month, (the same month Billy was born, he'll be 66 May 9th) is a former Morgan Stanley vice president and an accomplished equestrian. Congratulations to both !