PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The “Piano Man” is officially coming to PNC Park.
Billy Joel is set to perform at the home of the Pittsburgh Pirates this summer.READ MORE: SWAT Standoff Unfolding In Baldwin Township Outside Building
Frank Coonelly, the Pirates president, Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto and Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald held a press conference Thursday morning to make the announcement.
Joel will perform at PNC Park on Friday, July 1.READ MORE: 'We Are All Better For Knowing Him': Washington County Community Mourns Loss Of 14-Year-Old Boy
“You’re going to see multi-generational families packing the stadium,” said Peduto. “Kids and their parents liking the same artist and bringing together a special Pittsburgh feel in a place that we love, PNC Park. It’s going to be a special night in July.”
The announcement is just the latest addition to a packed Fourth of July weekend in Pittsburgh.MORE NEWS: Pennsylvania To Ease Restrictions Before Reopening May 31
The day after the Billy Joel concert, Kenny Chesney will take the stage at Heinz Field on July 2.