Metallica and Billy Joel will perform on consecutive evenings for a two-night affair in Las Vegas in February 2022, the artists announced on Monday. The pair of separately ticketed concerts will take place on February 25th and 26th at Allegiant Stadium.
The weekend will begin with Metallica on Friday, February 25th featuring opening support from Greta Van Fleet. Joel will then perform on Saturday with no opening act. Pre-sale tickets for Billy Joel go on sale on Thursday at 11 a.m. PT and are accessible using the code “PIANOMAN”. Pre-sale tickets for Metallica go up on Thursday at 12 p.m. PT and are accessible using the code “SANDMAN”. Click here for tickets and more information.
This concert would mark Metallica’s first of 2022, landing just two months before the headbanging forefathers set off for a tour of South America. The band still has a number of dates on the books for 2021, including shows in Hollywood, FL (11/4); Atlanta, GA (11/6); two nights at Welcome To Rockville in Daytona Beach, FL (11/12, 11/14); and finally a pair of hometown shows at the Chase Center in San Francisco, CA (12/17, 12/19). For tickets and a full list of dates visit Metallica’s website.
The February 26th concert will mark The Piano Man’s first stadium show in Las Vegas. Joel is currently in the midst of his monthly residency at Madison Square Garden in his hometown of New York, NY, which has run for several years now. He plans to leave The Big Apple in 2022 for other shows in Charlotte, NC (4/23); Notre Dame, IN (6/5); and Detroit, MI (7/9). Tickets and a full list of tour dates are available here.
[H/T Consequence of Sound]