Philadelphia, PA - The Philadelphia Phillies along with Live Nation Philadelphia announced Billy Joel is going to be the first music franchise in Citizens Bank Park. Joel's return to Citizens Bank Park on Friday, May 24, 2019, will undoubtedly carry on his stadium residency.
The Phillies will also have an exclusive kiosk set up to provide Billy Joel tour merchandise available for purchase throughout all home games in May. In celebration of this news, the Phillies will be presenting a key to Citizens Bank Park to Billy Joel to commemorate the special event.
Billy Joel, who is going to celebrate his 70th birthday on May 9, 2019, is the very first performer to perform for a record-breaking six straight years in a row at the Phillies Ballpark and he contains the record for the most live shows by any performer in the venue's 15-year history.
"Billy Joel's previous performances at Citizens Bank Park have been exemplary which is why his fans in Philadelphia come back year after year," said Phillies Executive Vice President David Buck. "In addition to being delighted that he will perform again at Citizens Bank Park in 2019, we are additionally honored that Billy has selected our ballpark as his residency. That tells you volumes regarding his relationship with the city."
American Express cardmembers are going to have first access to presale seats for the May 24th show from Monday, January 7th at 10:00 AM (EST) through Thursday, January 10th at 10:00 PM (EST). Presale ticket access will also be obtainable for the May performance through Ticketmaster Verified Fan. Verified Fan registration opens on Thursday, January 3rd at 12:00 PM (EST) and continues until Sunday, January 6th at 12:00 AM (EST). The Verified Fan presale will run on Tuesday, January 7th at 10:00 AM (EST) through Thursday, January 10th at 10:00 PM (EST). A simple registration is all it takes to participate. For more information and to register, visit https://verifiedfan.ticketmaster.com/billyjoel2019. Tickets for the May show will be available for purchase by the general public beginning at 10:00 AM (EST) on Friday, January 11th via www.ticketmaster.com and by phoning Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000.