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Billy Joel coming to Phoenix: Singer announces 2019 show in Valley

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Posted at 10:44 AM, Nov 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-28 22:43:02-05

Ready to rock out to classics like "Uptown Girl" and "Piano Man" played live right here in the Valley?

Music icon Billy Joel will visit the Valley next spring with a concert at Chase Field in downtown Phoenix, Live Nation and the Arizona Diamondbacks announced at a Wednesday morning press conference.

The show will be held on March 9, 2019. Tickets go on sale Dec. 7, 2018 at 10 a.m. and will be sold at www.mlb.com/dbacks/ballpark/events.

Ticket costs will vary between $56 - $156, plus taxes and fees.

Presale tickets will be available to American Express cardholders beginning Dec. 3, 2018, at 10 a.m. through 10 p.m. on Dec. 6, 2018.

It will be the singer's first "stadium" concert in Arizona, according to Live Nation. Joel's last appearance was at U.S. Airways Center (now Talking Stick Resort Arena) on June 1, 2014.

It will also be the first concert under the D-backs new entertainment division, Arizona Diamondbacks Events & Entertainment.

The stadium will also host the Cheez-It Bowl on Dec. 26, 2018, and WWE Royal Rumble on Jan. 27, 2019.