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June 17, 2015
Pope Francis vs Billy Joel.

The Pope is visiting the U.S. and BILLY JOEL is standing down! Pope Francis is visiting the U.S. this September, and with a stop in New York, plans on celebrating Mass at New York's Madison Square Garden the same day BILLY JOEL has a concert scheduled! So, BILLY JOEL has decided to reschedule his SOLD OUT Friday, September 25, 2015 show to the next day, Saturday 26, 2015, to accommodate the Pope. All tickets for the Friday show will be honored the following night. During the Pope's six-day visit to the U.S., his hectic schedule will include, a meeting with President Obama at the White House, address Congress in Washington, D.C., attend a church rally in Philadelphia, visit Independence Hall, then in New York, hold evening prayer at St. Patrick's Cathedral, speak at the United Nations General-Assembly, hold Multi-religious service at the World Trade Center-9/11 Memorial, visit Our Lady Queen of Angels School in East Harlem, a Papal motorcade through Central Park, then an evening Mass at Madison Square Garden, whew ! BILLY JOEL's decision to reschedule his concert for the Pope can only help come Judgment Day!


June 13, 2015
Billy Joel News !

For those of you who are reading this BILLY JOEL blog NOW, Saturday, June 13, 2015, there's a (30 min) BILLY JOEL TV Special on tonight (USA) that's a must see for all fans! Tonight on NBC's Channel 4, 7pm EST, BILLY JOEL: Home At The Garden. Watch behind-the-scenes preparations for BILLY JOEL's concerts at New York's Madison Square Garden, with interviews of band members, roadies and BILLY JOEL rehearsing for the shows!

June 6, 2015
Billy Joel to surpass Sir Elton John's MSG record !

 Sir Elton John holds the record for the most performances at the world's most famous arena, New York's Madison Square Garden. But that record is about to be tied, then passed, by BILLY JOEL ! Elton John has played a record 64 shows at MSG. But BILLY JOEL will tie that record this month, on June 20th, 2015 and, on JULY 1, 2015 surpass Elton at 65 performances ! BILLY JOEL has been performing at the Garden each month (with surprise musical guests) since 2014, and promises to do so as long as there's a demand to see him perform.
So far, every
show has SOLD OUT !

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