Billy Joel Madison Square Garden present delayed attributable to sickness

A “disappointed” Billy Joel has postponed his upcoming live performance at Madison Square Garden whereas he recovers from a lingering sickness.

On Sunday, the New York music venue introduced that Joel’s subsequent present has been rescheduled from Monday to June 2. Joel was slated to carry out on the Garden subsequent week as a part of his ongoing month-to-month residency on the famed enviornment.

“I’m disappointed to share that I’m under doctor’s orders for vocal rest due to a viral infection,” Joel mentioned in a statement shared on social media.

“I’m so sorry to let you know so close to show day, but I was hoping to be closer to a full recovery by now. Sadly, that hasn’t happened. I look forward to seeing you in the New Year.”

The piano man is about to renew the live performance sequence as deliberate on Jan. 13. In between his New York exhibits, Joel is scheduled to tour america with Stevie Nicks in 2023. The “Uptown Girl” hitmaker and the Fleetwood Mac singer are slated to launch their joint Two Icons One Night time tour at Inglewood’s SoFi Stadium on March 10.

On its web site, Madison Square Garden assured Joel followers that their tickets for Monday’s present can be mechanically transferred to June 2 and won’t should be exchanged. Any ticket-holders who can not make the brand new date and wish their a refund should request a refund inside the subsequent seven days — in any other case their tickets will mechanically be transferred to the brand new date with out the choice for a refund.

In keeping with the Garden web site, prospects who purchased their tickets by way of Ticketmaster can acquire a refund by visiting their Ticketmaster account web page, whereas those that bought their tickets by way of the Garden’s field workplace can name the visitor relations division at (212) 465-6225. The location additionally warned followers that the June 2 live performance date may very well be topic to alter relying on the New York Knicks and Rangers playoff schedules.