1000 Hempstead Avenue
Rockville Centre, NY 11570
Description: Mike DelGuidice and Big Shot perform all of Billy Joel’s greatest hits and even some of the lesser known tunes that only a true die-hard would know and appreciate. The true Billy Joel fan will be blown away after experiencing Big Shot live. On any given night they will also astonish you with songs in their set from other artists like, Paul McCartney, Elton John, The Beatles, Journey, some others and songs from Michael’s original CDs.
True Billy Joel fans will be excited to know that this tour is featuring members of Billy Joel’s band, current members Guitarist Tommy Byrnes and Drummer Chuck Burgi. Tommy has been with Billy for the last 23 years to present, and Chuck has been Billy’s drummer since 2005. In addition, Chuck is an original cast member of Billy Joel’s Broadway musical Movin’ Out Band. While playing the final shows of Movin’ Out, Chuck was approached by Billy Joel to join him for a world tour. Since then, Chuck has continued performing sold out shows throughout the world with The Piano Man.
Also joining them is Richie Cannata, Billy Joel’s original saxophonist from 1975 to 1982. Richie also toured again with Billy in 2006 and was part of Billy Joel’s record-setting 12-show run at Madison Square Garden in 2006. The list of Billy Joel recordings featuring Ritchie include: Songs In The Attic, 52nd Street, The Stranger, Glass Houses, Turnstiles, River Of Dreams, 2000 Years The Millennium Concert, and Billy’s recent box set. Six amazing musicians you won’t want to miss!
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