Axl Rose Guests With Billy Joel On AC/DC Cover & ‘Big Shot’ In Minneapolis

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Back in May Guns N’ Roses frontman Axl Rose made a surprise appearance at Dodger Stadium to perform with Billy Joel. It didn’t take long for Axl to sit-in with Billy and his band again as Rose performed a pair of songs with Joel at Target Field in Minneapolis on Friday night.

Axl Rose had the night off from GN’R’s North American Summer Tour which hit Minneapolis’s U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday. Rose emerged towards the end of The Piano Man’s main set to lead a cover of AC/DC’s “Highway To Hell.” The GN’R vocalist is no stranger to the tune having joined AC/DC as frontman on tour last year. Axl had also sung “Highway To Hell” at Dodger Stadium. Billy Joel’s encore in Minneapolis featured two guest spots. Not only did Rose lead “Big Shot,” but Gavin DeGraw lent a hand on the “You May Be Right” finale.

Watch fan-shot footage of Axl’s collaborations with Billy Joel:

[Highway To Hell | Captured by LOV2ROK2PJ]

[Big Shot | Captured by Olytoo]

Setlist

Billy Joel at Target Field

  • Movin' Out (Anthony's Song)
  • Pressure
  • The Lion Sleeps Tonight  
  • The Entertainer
  • The Longest Time  
  • Vienna  
  • A Day in the Life  
  • The Ballad of Billy the Kid
  • Zanzibar  
  • New York State of Mind
  • And So It Goes  
  • Allentown
  • Sometimes a Fantasy
  • Don't Ask Me Why
  • She's Always a Woman
  • My Life
  • Highway to Hell  
  • We Didn't Start the Fire
  • The River of Dreams
  • Nessun dorma  
  • Scenes From an Italian Restaurant
  • Piano Man
Encore
  • Uptown Girl
  • It's Still Rock and Roll to Me
  • Big Shot
  • Only the Good Die Young
  • You May Be Right