Billy Joel Songbook concert set for Cliffs Pavilion

Singer-songwriter and pianist Elio Pace is set to thrill audiences touring his smash-hit award-winning show The Billy Joel Songbook this autumn.

The exciting live show celebrating the music of Billy Joel will visit towns and cities across England and Wales including a date at the Cliffs Pavilion, Southend, on Monday September 27.

The show pays homage to one of the most iconic musicians, singer-songwriters, and composers of the 20th Century, and will see Elio and his incredible band celebrating the legendary US musician with a unique blend of pop, rhythm and blues, jazz and rock ‘n’ roll.

Tickets go on sale at 10am Thursday April 29 from

The Billy Joel Songbook will transport the audience through a catalogue of Joel’s music, performing more than 30 hits including The Longest Time, She’s Always A Woman, An Innocent Man, Uptown Girl, Tell Her About It, The River of Dreams, We Didn’t Start The Fire and Piano Man.

Elio said:“We have had tremendous fun with the tour previously so we are very excited to be able to get back out on the road.”

Singer/songwriter, piano-player, producer and arranger, Elio has performed with an array of stars including Brian May, Huey Lewis, Glen Campbell, Gilbert O’Sullivan, Lulu, Mike Rutherford, Don McLean, Tom Chaplin, Debbie Reynolds and Martha Reeves to name but a few.

In 2019 Elio’s concert film of the show won a prestigious award at The 17th Annual Independent Music Awards for ‘Best Overall Long Form Music Video’ in New York City.

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Mick Ferris

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