Mike & Big Shot perform all of Billy Joel's greatest hits and even some of the lesser known tunes that only a true die-hard would know and appreciate. The true Billy Joel fan will be blown away after experiencing Big Shot live. On any given night they will also astonish you with songs in their set from other artists like, Paul McCartney, Elton John, The Beatles, Journey, some others and songs from Michael's original CDs.
True Billy Joel fans will be excited to know that this tour is featuring members of Billy Joel's band. Current members Guitarist Tommy Byrnes, Drummer Chuck Burgi and the newest member of Billy Joel's Band, Mike DelGuidice. Tommy has been with Billy for the last 25 years to present, and Chuck has been Billy's drummer since 2005. In addition Chuck is an original cast member of Billy Joel's Broadway musical Movin' Out Band. While playing the final shows of Movin' Out, Chuck was approached by Billy Joel to join him for a world tour. Since then, Chuck has continued performing sold out shows throughout the world with The Piano Man.
MIKE DELGUIDICE - Billy Joel has hired front-man Mike DelGuidice of the Billy Joel Tribute band "Big Shot" to join his band for all his dates including all of Billy Joel's iconic Madison Square Garden dates. When performing Billy Joel's music, he is a dead ringer sound alike. He even had Billy himself fooled.
"That's me...I know my voice...That's a tape...but it was this guy...Mike DelGuidice." - Billy Joel
"...they had a hard time convincing me it wasn't me. It's uncanny!!" - Billy Joel - The New York Times
MIKE DELGUIDICE - Lead Vocals/Piano - Billy Joel
JOHN SCARPULLA - Saxophone/ Support Vocals - Diana Ross | Huey Lewis and many more
TOMMY BYRNES - Lead Guitar/Support Vocals - Billy Joel
CARMINE GIGLIO - Keys/Synth/Vocals - Alexa Ray Joel
CHUCK BURGI - Drums - Billy Joel
NICK DIMICHINO - Bass - From The Band "NINE DAYS"
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