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Billy Joel’s Daughters Join Him on Stage at 97th Madison Square Garden Show

Billy Joel’s Daughters Join Him on Stage at 97th Madison Square Garden Show

Billy Joel and his daughters embraced the holiday cheer during his December 19th concert at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The festive performance 97th show as part of his residency at this iconic venue.

During the Yuletide-infused show, the 74-year-old musician delighted the audience with festive melodies. The enchanting performance started with a heartwarming moment as he introduced his two young daughters, Della (8) and Remy (6), who joined him on stage for a rendition of the holiday classic, “Jingle Bells.”

As reported by setlist.fm, the concert showcased beloved seasonal classics such as “Deck the Halls,” “Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer,” “Silent Night,” and “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing. However, more surprises were awaiting Joel’s fans at Madison Square Garden.

The concert included a special guest appearance by Elvis Costello, and together they performed “Pump It Up” by Costello and The Attractions, followed by Joel’s iconic track “Allentown.” Greta Gerwig, the director of Barbie, was seen among the audience at the show. She also took the opportunity to pose with Joel backstage.

Billy Joel is a proud father to his daughters Della and Remy, whom he shares with his fourth wife, Alexis Roderick. The couple exchanged vows during their annual Fourth of July celebration in Long Island back in 2015. Additionally, Billy is also a father to Alexa Ray, who is now 36 years old, from his previous marriage to model Christie Brinkley.

Billy Joel Has Been Joined by His Daughters On Stage in the Past

Joel has had the pleasure of sharing the stage at Madison Square Garden with one of his daughters before. Back in 2018, Della stood proudly by her dad’s side at this iconic venue as he performed his song “Don’t Ask Me Why.” Dressed in adorable pink Christmas-themed pajamas and stylish white Adidas sneakers, Della beautifully sang her father’s beloved track.

Joel even dedicated the performance to her, knowing that it was her absolute favorite song. This heartwarming moment showcased the special bond between father and daughter, leaving a lasting memory for both of them.

In August, Joel expressed a heartfelt tribute to his daughter on her 8th birthday through an Instagram post. “Happy Birthday, Della Rose,” The Piano Man crooner wrote. “Eight years have gone by so quickly. You have such a sweet soul and are such a special part of our family. We love you more than words.” 

Joel is preparing to conclude his MSG residency in 2024, culminating with the grand finale scheduled for July 25th.