Adam Zagoria covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide.
Billy Joel has only performed two full shows in the last three years, and here is a clip from one of them on Saturday at the New Orleans Jazz Fest in what looks like an inspired performance.
The 63-year-old Joel came to New Orleans from Sydney, Australia, where he played a full set at the Stone Music Festival. He also recently sounded very strong while playing a five-song set at the 12/12/12 Hurricane Sandy benefit show.
Joel said he’s considering doing further gigs, and possibly doing entire albums within those shows, but has yet announce any dates.
“I’m putting my toe back into the water to see how performing feels,” he told Rolling Stone this month. “That doesn’t mean I’m going to walk away right after if I don’t like how they go, but if I do like how they go, I’ll probably end up booking some more gigs.”
Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle.
A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013.
He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.