Blimp Time-Hop: Another Sold-Out Billy Joel Show At The Civic Center In ’87
33 years ago, Billy Joel returned to the Civic Center here in Portland for the third time and a third sold-out show. On January 30, 1987, Billy came back to Blimpville in support of his latest album The Bridge featuring his Top 10 hit Matter of Trust.
This was just prior to his historic concerts in Russia that summer. Watch Billy step away from the piano bench and strap on a guitar for A Matter of Trust. Music transcends everything and connects all humans with love and truth.
We were also fortunate to have Billy back in Maine two more times after that in September of ’93 and January of ’98. The ’98 show happened while we were still reeling from the devastating effects of the Ice Storm. I guess a lil’ weathah can’t keep us away from the Piano Man. Both those shows were sell-outs as well.
Here's what he played the last time he was in Maine. It's been 22 years, fingers crossed for a return someday soon. We're really not that far from NYC, Billy. Come on back, guy!
Billy will be playing Fenway Park for an unprecedented 7th summer in a row on August 28, 2020. Tickets are on sale now. Get 'em here. Don't wait around tough. He ALWAYS sells out.