Tag: Billy Joel

Beatles Legend Paul McCartney Coming to Nassau Coliseum

On Tuesday, Beatles legend Paul McCartney announced a stop at the renovated NYCB Live Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

17 Times Entertainment History Was Made at Nassau Coliseum

Not until the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum closed for more than a year to undergo extensive renovations did many Long Islanders realize how much they had taken the Uniondale arena for granted.

Billy Joel Ushers In New Era Of Legendary Music At NYCB...

One of the most highly anticipated concerts on Long Island is finally upon us, which is a triumphant event for many music fans, both young and old alike, for two reasons: its star and its venue. For those who haven't heard, Long Island resident and legendary musician Billy Joel aka “The Piano Man” will be performing the inaugural concert at the newly renovated Nassau Coliseum, on April 5, ushering in a new era of extraordinary musical performances on the Island!

51 Songs That Mention Long Island

This big fish-shaped sandbar we call home inspired a surprising amount of music artists over the years, judging by the number of songs that reference Long Island!

Nassau Coliseum Concert Calendar Booking Up In Advance of Reopening

Besides the much-anticipated Billy Joel concert, more than a dozen high-profile music artists are scheduled to perform at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum after it...

Top 25 Things You’d Only Understand If You Grew Up On...

Field trips to Vanderbilt Planetarium, bonfires on Montauk, Virginia from Billy Joel's "Only The Good Die Young"—there are certain things you'd only know if you grew up on Long Island. Here are 25 of them.

Top 10 Long Island News Stories of 2016

Whether it was the presidential election results or death of beloved icons such as Prince, David Bowie, Muhammed Ali or Leonard Cohen, few are sad to bid farewell to 2016.

Billy Joel to Open Renovated Nassau Coliseum

Billy Joel will open the renovated Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum next spring, giving the “Piano Man” yet another high-profile gig at the arena in which he holds the record for the most consecutive sold-out shows. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. this Friday. American Express members get an exclusive opportunity to claim seats for the gig on Thursday, between 10 a.m. through 10 p.m.

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events August 11–17

The Goo Goo Dolls, Collective Soul, Blink-182 & Black Sabbath rock Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre, Bonnie Raitt and 98° serenade NYCB Theatre at Westbury, Nas busts out the rhymes at The Emporium, The Bogmen invade The Stephen Talkhouse, The Wailers groove at The Space at Westbury, a Peruvian Food Fest warms the bellies of all those in attendance at The Cradle of Aviation, and so many more things to see and do (and eat) on Long Island this week!

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events July 28–August 3

Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Cheap Trick, Heart, & Counting Crows rock Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre, Meek Mill hits The Emporium, Donavon Frankenreiter grooves at The Stephen Talkhouse, Chevelle & Grateful Overkill invade The Paramount, French Cookin' Blues Band jazzes up Treme Blues & Jazz Club, the Long Beach International Film Festival returns, and so much more to see and do this week on Long Island!