Long Island politician attacks opponent over failure to respect Billy Joel

The ‘Piano Man’ Billy Joel has unintentionally found himself in the midst of a nasty Long Island political debate. Dean Hart, a politician running for New York State Assembly in Long Island, is running on a platform which includes a proposal to erect a $1 million marble statue in front of Nassau Coliseum to honor the 67-year-old who will play at the re-opening of the stadium...
Via The Comeback
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Author of George Washington NIT recap pays tribute to Billy Joel, or just loves the guy

As you surely know being a discerning fan of sports and sports media, the game recap is essentially a dying form of sports journalism. Maybe last rites have already been given, in fact, when we can quickly get scores online and on television. We’ll read a reaction piece or column about the game which covers the pertinent moments later on. But if the game recap is indeed an art...
Via Awful Announcing
March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Red Wings color commentator sings some Billy Joel

Is “Piano Man” one of the best sing-a-long songs ever? “Sweet Caroline” has claim to it but for my money “Piano Man” is the best. Lucky for us as fans of hockey we get to hear legendary player and now color commentator for the Red Wings, Mickey Redmond sing us some Billy Joel. I love when the you get a peak behind the curtain and see some of the color guy’s personalities...
Via Puck Drunk Love
December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: CC Sabathia already at Connecticut rehab facility

CC Sabathia reportedly was spotted at Silver Hill Hospital, a costly and celebrity friendly rehab facility in New Canaan, Conn., per an eyewitness account by a fellow patient. “I saw him walking in here this morning,” the patient told the New York Daily News. “He looked kind of sad. He’s a big guy. I know he probably doesn’t want to be here, but I think that he did...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots, Jets Fans Agree On Billy Joel As Favorite Summer Concert Ticket

It turns out New England Patriots and New York Jets fans have one thing in common — their taste in music. StubHub looked into which concerts NFL fans bought tickets for recently, and the Patriots and Jets had the same result. People who bought tickets through StubHub for one of those two teams went to see Billy Joel more than any other musician. Joel, of course, rocked the...
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Billy Joel gives Nassau Coliseum epic three-hour sendoff (VIDEO)

Billy Joel's 32nd, and final show, at the original Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum was one for the ages — a memory-filled marathon that touched on nearly every part of his career, as well as the soon-to-be-shuttered arena's 43-year history.The Piano Man opened Tuesday's show at the old venue with his 1977 hit "Movin' Out." And didn't let up for three hours, wrote Newsday. ...
Via The Other Paper
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Billy Joel Returns To Fenway Park July 16; Tickets Go On Sale Feb. 6

Billy Joel is coming back to Boston. The world-famous performer entertained fans in Boston in 2014, and he’ll make his return in 2015. Joel will play a show at Fenway Park on July 16, the Boston Red Sox announced Thursday. Tickets for the show go on sale to the public on Feb. 6 at 10 a.m. ET. “How awesome is it that as we dig out of a New England blizzard...
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Wisconsin Basketball Player Vitto Brown Singing a Billy Joel Classic--and Killing It!

Vitto Brown is a good basketball player. He wouldn't be playing for a major division I program if he wasn't. Last season as a freshman he didn't really factor in to the game plan very much. Should that tell us anything about his future playing hoops? Absolutely not!However, if his basketball playing days happen to end in college from the way he sings the Billy Joel classic 'Just...
Via FatManWriting
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Billy Joel Sells Out June 26 Fenway Park Show In Five Minutes

It took just five minutes for Billy Joel to sell out Fenway Park on Saturday. Tickets for the six-time Grammy winner’s June 26 performance went on sale at 10:00 a.m. this morning, and by 10:05 a.m. Boston had claimed them all. The highly-anticipated show marks the first time Joel will play at Fenway Park, and it will also be his first solo headlining concert in Boston in five years...
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Billy Joel To Perform At Fenway Park On Thursday, June 26

Billy Joel will perform at Boston’s historic Fenway Park on Thursday, June 26, according to a press release from Live Nation Entertainment. Joel never has performed at Fenway Park, and his June 26 concert will mark his first solo headlining concert in Boston in five years. Tickets for the concert will go on sale Saturday, Feb. 8, at 10 a.m. ET, and can be purchased at
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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