Billy Joel Postpones Madison Square Garden Concert Due To Illness

The pianist and singer-songwriter is under “strict doctor’s orders for vocal rest.”

By Nate Todd Dec 19, 2022 1:13 pm PST

Billy Joel postponed his concert tonight (Monday, December 19) that’s part of his ongoing monthly residency at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The singer-songwriter and pianist rescheduled the show to June 2 due to an illness.

Tickets for the December 19 date will be honored on June 2. A press release also noted that “the June 2nd performance is subject to change if it conflicts with a playoff game.” Madison Square Garden his home to NBA’s Knicks and NHL’s Rangers.

The press release detailed Joel’s illness:

“Billy Joel is under strict doctor’s orders for vocal rest due to a viral infection and as a result, his concert scheduled for Monday, December 19th at Madison Square Garden is postponed to Friday, June 2nd. We understand the inconvenience this causes everyone who purchased tickets, and we apologize for this unexpected circumstance.”

Billy Joel’s Madison Square Garden monthly residency will resume as scheduled on January 13. Check out Joel’s itinerary below:

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