SAN FRANCISCO, Ca. – Billy Joel and Elton John, the most successful and longest-running concert pairing in pop history, will reunite for their Face 2 Face tour with two Bay Area shows on Saturday, November 14th at ORACLE Arena in Oakland and Tuesday, November 17th at HP Pavilion at San Jose. Showtime for both performances is 7:30pm. Billy and Elton open the concert with a series of duets, playing twin pianos and trading vocals. Each artist then performs a set with his own band. A grand finale brings the two superstars and their supporting musicians back together for a closing encore. This includes some of both Billy and Elton’s greatest hits along with an unpredictable selection of rock and roll classics.

Tickets for the two Bay Area performances will go on sale Monday, March 30 at 10:00 a.m. and will be available at, Ticketmaster outlets or by calling (800) 745-3000. There will be a limit of 6 (six) tickets per customer.

This will be Billy Joel and Elton John’s first performance together in the Bay Area since February of 2001.

"The great thing about performing with Elton is that he is such a good piano player and that makes me have to dig deep to keep up with him, not to mention I've got the best seat in the house-only one piano away from Elton John!” said Billy Joel.

“I love touring with Billy. I have the greatest respect for him and we’re such good friends,” Elton John said.

Concert dates announced this year for the Face 2 Face tour immediately sold-out and include two concerts at Toronto’s Air Canada Center, and multiple nights at Chicago’s Wrigley Field, Philadelphia’s Citizen Bank Ballpark, in addition to concerts in Atlanta, Detroit, Houston, and Tampa.

Billy and Elton last toured together in 2003 with 24 sellouts. According to Billboard Magazine the Face 2 Face tour starring Billy Joel and Elton John was “the most successful touring package of all time.”

Tickets on sale Monday, March 30 at 10:00 a.m.

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