Aiken Promotions today announced that BILLY JOEL will return to Dublin for the first time in seven years to perform at The O2 on Friday 1 November 2013 in what will be his first time ever performing at an indoor venue in Ireland.
Having sold more than 150 million albums worldwide, Billy Joel is one of the most popular and well-respected entertainers in the world. The six-time Grammy Award Winner has also earned numerous awards and honors including induction into The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, The Songwriters Hall of Fame, The Tony Award, The Billboard Century Award, and the RIAA Diamond Award.
Recently, the legendary composer was honoured by Steinway &Sons with a painted portrait that hangs in Steinway Hall in New York City, the first non-classical pianist to be immortalized in the collection.
As a humanitarian, Billy Joel was honoured as the Musi-Cares Person of the Year and has launched an educational initiative providing endowments and musical scholarships to a variety of universities and music schools.