Billy Joel plays the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in 2013. On Friday, Joel returned to New Orleans for a show at the Smoothie King Center.
Billy Joel plays the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in 2013. On Friday, Joel returned to New Orleans for a show at the Smoothie King Center. Eliot Kamenitz The Advocate File
Billy Joel plays the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in 2013. On Friday, Joel returned to New Orleans for a show at the Smoothie King Center. Eliot Kamenitz The Advocate File

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