Billy Joel adds 52nd show for Madison Square Garden residency


The Madison Square Garden Company has announced the unprecedented 52nd consecutive show by legendary musician and MSG franchise Billy Joel on May 23, 2018. The May show is part of his residency at The World’s Most Famous Arena which began in January 2014 with Joel playing one show per month at The Garden. The May 2018 show will be Joel’s 98th all-time performance at The Garden. Please note, the May 23, 2018 performance is subject to change if it conflicts with a playoff game.

Citi cardmembers will have exclusive access to pre-sale tickets for the May 23rd show from Monday, December 18th at 10 am EST through Thursday, December 21st at 10 pm EST via Tickets for the May show will be available for purchase by the general public beginning at 10 am EST on Friday, December 22nd via and by calling Ticketmaster at 866-858-0008. Tickets will also be available at the Madison Square Garden box office on Saturday, December 23rd. Prices range from $65.50 to $139.50. The concerts are being promoted by The Madison Square Garden Company in association with AEG Presents and Q104.3 as a media partner.

More than 900,000 tickets have been sold since Joel began his residency in January 2014. He became Madison Square Garden’s first-ever music franchise, joining the ranks of the storied venue’s other original franchises – the New York Knicks, Rangers and Liberty. Since January 2014, Joel has played one show per month at The Garden as part of the Spectrum Concert Series.

MSG now offers a rich visual history of Billy Joel and his many Garden performances through a scrollable timeline featuring archival images, video insights from Billy, sharable images and lyrics, plus direct links for ticketing.

Author: Buddy Iahn

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