Friday, February 20, 2009

Washington DC Date Confirmed



Elton John and Billy Joel will perform together this summer at Nationals Park, the stadium's’ first music concert since opening last year.

“The Nationals are thrilled to host the Face to Face Tour with Elton John and Billy Joel for the first-ever concert at Nationals Park,” said Washington Nationals President Stan Kasten in a statement. “Undoubtedly this will be a remarkable inaugural evening of music out under the stars, showcasing the ballpark’s capabilities as a premier summer concert venue.”

The concert is scheduled for Saturday, July 11 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets will go on sale Feb. 28 at 10 a.m. and range from $56.50 to $182.

John and Joel first toured together in 1994 starting with three sold out shows at Philadelphia’s Veterans Stadium.

Below is the set-list from their very last Face to Face concert together:

Joel/John:
"Your Song"
"Just the Way You Are"
"Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me"

John:
"Funeral for a Friend"/"Love Lies Bleeding"
"Someone Saved My Life Tonight"
"Philadelphia Freedom"
"Wasteland"
"I Want Love"
"Rocket Man"
"I Guess That's Why They Call It the Blues"
"Take Me to the Pilot"
"Tiny Dancer"
"Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting"
"Crocodile Rock"

Joel:
"Scenes From an Italian Restaurant"
"Movin' Out (Anthony's Song)"
"Angry Young Man"
"Allentown"
"Innocent Man"
"River of Dreams"
"Extremes"
"New York State of Mind"
"It's Still Rock'n'Roll to Me"
"Only the Good Die Young"

Joel/John:
"My Life"
"The Bitch Is Back"
"You May Be Right"
"Benny and the Jets"
"Hard Day's Night"
"Great Balls of Fire"

Encore:
"Piano Man"

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