Billy Joel And Stevie Nicks, Together In Chicago For One Epic Performance On Soldier Field

Billy Joel and Stevie Nicks will be performing together for the first time in the city on June 21 at Soldier Field, Chicago’s largest venue.

The Two Icons One Night tour kicked off in Inglewood, California, on March 10th 2023 and was supposed to end in Minneapolis, Minnesota on November 10, but a COVID illness within Stevie’s band temporarily sidelined her solo tour in March, which resulted in three postponed and three canceled shows. Billy and Stevie’s show in Arlington, TX, scheduled for April 8, 2023, was rescheduled for March 9, 2024.

Billy Joel – one of the most respected recording artists in history – returns to Chicago for the first time since his 2014-2018 five-year consecutive sellout streak at Wrigley Field and his historic sold-out concert at Notre Dame in 2021. 

Stevie Nicks returns to Chicago after an incredible sold-out concert at United Center in June of 2023. This special one-night-only performance marks Billy Joel and Stevie Nicks’s first-ever performance at Soldier Field on Friday, June 21, 2024. These iconic musicians will perform their most beloved songs from their illustrious careers. The spectacular show promises to be an unforgettable evening of live music.

The concert in Chicago will be a first for the city, but the last Two Icons One Night show for the iconic pair. Another first for Chicago is the Late Night Show coming to the city, and we are almost as excited for that. 

Billy Joel – one of the most popular recording artists

New York’s quintessential son ranks as one of the most popular recording artists and respected entertainers in history. The singer/songwriter/composer is the sixth best-selling recording artist and the fourth best-selling solo artist with over 160 million records sold worldwide. His 1985 compilation album, Greatest Hits Vol. 1 & 2, is one of the best-selling albums in the United States.

Joel’s songs have acted as personal and cultural touchstones for millions of people across five decades. Joel’s string of 33 Top 40 hits, all of which Joel has written himself, began with 1973’s autobiographical ‘Piano Man,’ written while Joel was playing in a Los Angeles lounge. In 2016, the Library of Congress selected ‘Piano Man’ for preservation in the National Recording Registry for its ‘cultural, historic and artistic significance.’ The hits have continued for almost five decades, with three of Joel’s Top 40 songs – ‘It’s Still Rock and Roll To Me,’ ‘Tell Her About It’ and ‘We Didn’t Start The Fire’ – peaking at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 charts and 23 GRAMMY nominations awarded to Joel since he signed his first recording contract in 1972.

Joel is one of the most engaging and best-selling live performers of our time, with songs like ‘Uptown Girl,’ ‘Just The Way You Are,’ ‘The Longest Time’ and ‘Vienna’ – amongst countless others. In January 2014, Joel began Madison Square Garden’s first-ever music franchise that continues to this day, performing one show at The Garden each month – Billboard Magazine calling it “The Greatest Arena Run in History.”  More than 45 years after his The Garden debut, his upcoming concert will mark Joel’s 142nd lifetime performance at the venue with all preceding shows completely selling out.

The long list of accolades awarded to Joel across his career is a testament to how much fans, critics, and fellow musicians alike respect him. Joel was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame by his idol Ray Charles in 1999. Joel has received the RIAA’s Diamond Award twice for Greatest Hits Volume I & Volume II and The Stranger, presented for albums that have sold over 10 million copies. He is the recipient of six GRAMMY® Awards, including the prestigious GRAMMY Legend Award. Joel has been inducted into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame, including the prestigious Johnny Mercer Award; he was inducted by Barack and Michelle Obama at the 36th Annual Kennedy Center Honor; and he received a TONY AWARD for “Movin’ Out,” a Broadway musical based on Joel’s music.

As a humanitarian, The Joel Foundation has made and pledged over $7MM in charitable donations with a focus on music education and humanitarian aid.  In addition to supporting vital global relief efforts, The Joel Foundation provides grants to organizations throughout New York City and Long Island leveraging the power of music to enhance the lives of people of every age.  Recently, The Joel Foundation announced the continuation of its long-term investment in Long Island’s only public arts high school, Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA), serving student-artists in a pre-conservatory model with a focus on career and technical education.

Stevie Nicks, one of rock and roll’s most successful, groundbreaking artists

Legendary singer, songwriter, and storyteller Stevie Nicks is one of rock and roll’s most successful, inimitable, and groundbreaking artists. As a multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning solo artist and member of Fleetwood Mac, she is the first woman to have been inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame twice and has collectively sold more than 140 million albums. Having captivated audiences for decades with her iconic live performances, distinctive songwriting, and constant cultural influence, Nicks continues to be an inspiration and mentor to younger performers.

A member of Fleetwood Mac since 1974, the band’s enduring spirit stands for an incredible body of music – including Rumours, one of the best-selling albums of all time – that has connected with generations of people all over the world for more than 50 years. In October 2020, Stevie Nicks 24 Karat Gold The Concert was released at select cinemas, drive-ins and exhibition spaces around the world for two nights only. The sold-out film offered audiences a virtual front-row seat to the magic Nicks brought on her sold-out 24 Karat Gold Tour.

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