Concert Review: More Than 50,000 Revel in Billy Joel’s Big Ballpark Show

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The show was slated for 8 p.m., but signs of the concert even beginning didn’t start till 8:30 ‘ ‘I say New York state of mind,’ Joel said, ‘But I’ve been spending my winters in Florida.

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Billy Joel blew the roof off Chase Field on Saturday, March 9, at his first stadium show in Arizona.

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This was also the Entertainer’s first show in Phoenix since 2014. So, in a word, the place was packed with more than 50,000 fans. There had been an excitement around town all day; radio stations playing Billy Joel songs back-to-back, and even the electronic ADOT signs read ‘Use a seat belt, we love you just the way you are.’

  • Publisher: Phoenix New Times
  • Date: 2019-03-10T09:19:00-07:00
  • Author: Lauren Cusimano
  • Twitter: @phoenixnewtimes
  • Citation: Web link (Read More)

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