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Billy Joel coming to Orlando

In this July 25, 2015, file photo, singer-songwriter Billy Joel performs in concert at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore. Fans watching a Billy Joel tribute band were treated to a surprise appearance by the Piano Man himself. Joel was in the audience Friday night, June 24, 2016, with his wife, Alexis Roderick, at a show in Huntington, New York, when he decided to join the band Big Shot for a three-song set.
In this July 25, 2015, file photo, singer-songwriter Billy Joel performs in concert at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore. Fans watching a Billy Joel tribute band were treated to a surprise appearance by the Piano Man himself. Joel was in the audience Friday night, June 24, 2016, with his wife, Alexis Roderick, at a show in Huntington, New York, when he decided to join the band Big Shot for a three-song set. AP

Billy Joel will be stopping in Orlando as one of his four shows in the United States next year.

Joel will perform at the Amway Center on Jan. 27. Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer made the announcement at a press conference in the Amway Center Wednesday morning.

Tickets for the show will go on sale 10 a.m. Oct. 21. Prices will range from $49.50-$149.50.

Tickets can be purchased at amwaycenter.com, Chase Box Office at Amway Center, Ticketmaster.com, or by phone at 800-745-3000.

Joel last performed in The City Beautiful New Year's Eve 2014.

He has sold more than 150 million records over his five-decade career. Since his first solo recording contract in 1972, he's had 33 Top 40 hits and 23 Grammy nominations.

He's also been inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1992 and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1999.

This story was originally published on orlandosentinel.com.

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