Billy Joel concert to officially reopen Nassau Coliseum on April 5, 2017

The Hicksville native is going to officially reopen the new Nassau Coliseum on April 5, 2017 with a live concert, according to Newsday.

The Hicksville native is going to officially reopen the new Nassau Coliseum on April 5, 2017 with a live concert, according to Newsday. (10/11/16)

UNIONDALE - Billy Joel is coming back to the Nassau Coliseum!

The Hicksville native is going to officially reopen the new Nassau Coliseum on April 5, 2017 with a live concert.

The concert follows a 20-month, $261 million renovation of the arena.

Joel told Newsday that he's "really looking forward to playing the opening."

Tickets for the concert go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday through Ticketmaster.

The show will mark Joel's 33rd appearance at the arena.

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