“I’m sorry to inform you that the show date is so close, but I was hoping that by now I would be closer to full recovery. Sadly, that has not happened,” said Piano Man, his final gig of 2022. talk about
Billy Joel has canceled his final concert of 2022, which will be held at New York’s Madison Square Garden on December 19.
Joel said in a statement Sunday that Monday’s show, the 86th concert of his long-running residency at the world’s most famous arena, has been postponed until June.
“I am disappointed to inform you that your doctor has advised you to rest your vocal cords due to a viral infection,” he wrote.
“I’m sorry to inform you that the performance date is approaching, but I thought I was close to full recovery by now. Sadly, that has not happened. I look forward to seeing you in the new year. ”
2023 kicks off with two early shows scheduled for January 13 at MSG and January 27 in Hollywood, FL, before Joel and Stevie Nick embark on a joint headliner stadium tour starting in March. increase.
Joel recently completed a short tour of New Zealand and Australia. In August, Joel’s monthly MSG concert featured a surprise guest, her Olivia Rodrigo, joining Piano Man’s “Uptown Girl” and her own “Deja Vu.”