Billy Joel will perform at Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati for the first time on Sept. 11, 2020. MIKE COLUCCI/CONTRIBUTED
Photo: Mike Colucci
Photo: Mike Colucci

JUST ANNOUNCED: Billy Joel coming to Great American Ballpark for concert

The Piano Man is coming to Ohio for a huge concert at Great American Ballpark.

Legendary artist Billy Joel will perform at the Cincinnati Reds ball park for the first time on Sept. 11, 2020, the Reds and Live Nation announced this morning.

This is Joel’s first solo stadium show in Cincinnati. 

He last played in Cincinnati in 2016.

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“We are thrilled to welcome Billy Joel to Great American Ball Park,” Phil Castellini, Cincinnati Reds president and chief operating officer, said in a news release. “His iconic songs will play beautifully in our ballpark, giving all of Reds Country the rare chance to see this Rock and Roll Hall of Famer LIVE!”

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Billy Joel will perform at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati on Sept. 11, 2020. MYRNA SUAREZ

Tickets will go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 15 via and

American Express Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Monday, Nov. 11 at 10 a.m. local time until Thursday, Nov. 14 at 10 p.m. local time.

Cincinnati Reds season ticket members will have the opportunity to purchase pre-sale tickets for the concert at Great American Ball Park prior to the general public on-sale. Details will be communicated directly to Season Ticket Members in the coming days. 

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“I am a huge Billy Joel fan,” said Reds and National Baseball Hall of Fame catcher Johnny Bench in a news release. “What sets Billy Joel’s music apart is how it makes you feel. Every song evokes emotion, triggering memories from throughout my life. Having him perform his timeless hits at the home of the Reds is going to be unforgettable.”