Billy Joel Celebrates Milestone Birthday At Madison Square Garden

By Andrew Magnotta @AndrewMagnotta

May 10, 2019

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Billy Joel's 110th all-time performance at Madison Square Garden was extra special as The Franchise himself was joined by family and friends backstage to celebrate a milestone birthday!

Joel has been playing sold-out concerts at The World's Most Famous Arena once a month since January of 2014. His 64th consecutive monthly show also marked his 70th birthday. The evening saw the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer joined in the wings by his wife, Alexis Roderick, and their two daughters, 3-year-old Della Rose and 1-year-old Remy Anne, and a number of special guests to celebrate.

On stage, Joel was surprised with video messages from a number of his contemporaries, including Pink, Garth Brooks, AC/DC front man Brian Johnson and Paul McCartney.

The Piano Man was also joined on stage by his singer/songwriter daughter, 33-year-old Alexa Ray. Joel and Alexa performed "New York State of Mind" before bringing Della Rose out to help sing "Happy Birthday."

Joel was honored by The Garden last summer when his piano was put permanently on display in the entryway of the arena.

Earlier this month, the music icon announced his 70th consecutive MSG show, which will take place this coming November.

For all Joel's tour dates, go here.

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