“Goodness Gracious…”

JLL advertWe are thrilled to announce that Elio has been asked to perform at ‘The Jerry Lee Lewis 80th Birthday Celebration Concerts’ at The London Palladium and the Clyde Auditorium in Glasgow.

The shows will see him reunite with two other greats – Albert Lee and James Burton, in a show that promises to be a masterclass in rock ‘n’ roll.

Click here to watch Elio’s own tribute to the great Jerry Lee Lewis taken from BBC Radio 2’s ‘Weekend Wogan’ in 2010.

Elio and Sky Sports pundits rework ‘We Didn’t Start The Fire’

We are thrilled to announce that Elio and the band have been asked by Sky Sports to feature in their month-long TV and online coverage of The Ashes cricket tournament with a specially re-written version of Billy Joel’s ‘We Didn’t Start The Fire’.

Last week, Elio and the band took time out from their busy UK tour of ‘The Billy Joel Songbook’ to spend the day doing something rather different.

The band descended on the Sky Sports studios in South London to record and film the reworked version of ‘We Didn’t Start The Fire’, featuring lyrics that cricket fans the world over will associate with – maybe even sing along to!

The advert will run right up to the start of The Ashes on July 8th, starting tonight when it will be played during the Champions League final on Sky Sports. However, if you can’t wait till then, Sky Sports have the advert featured on their website, so you can watch it online by clicking here.

If you’re on Twitter and want to follow the conversation going on about the advert and Elio and bands involvement, you can do so by using the hashtag #myashessummer.

If this whets your appetite, you should get along to one of the remaining shows of ‘The Billy Joel Songbook’, currently touring the UK. To find out if the show is coming to a place near you, please click here.

An amazing end to an amazing tour PLUS 2015 tour dates announced

What a year 2014 has been.

The 2014 tour of ‘The Billy Joel Songbook’ has sadly come to the end with a sensational show at The Pavilion Arts Centre in Buxton. This tops off an incredible 70 date tour of the UK and Ireland – a tour which has received critical acclaim.

LondonTheatre1 awarded the show 5 stars, saying the show was “enthralling, exciting and mesmerising”. You can read their review and take a look at what theatre managers and audience members alike thought of the tour by clicking here.


But there’s more…

We are thrilled to announce that Elio and the band will be bringing ‘The Billy Joel Songbook’ back on the road again in 2015.

The 2015 tour will kick off on Monday, March 23rd at The Leicester Square Theatre in London followed by almost 50 other dates and venues across the country.

Some theatres won’t have the tickets on sale just yet, but when they do, we’ll provide a link to the box office on the website.

To see the new 2015 tour dates, click here

Elio returning to the USA to perform with Billy Joel’s original touring band

IMG_5923editFeaturing Larry Russell on bass, Rhys Clark on drums and Don Evans on guitar, Elio returns to America once again to front the band that were the first to tour with Billy Joel in 1971-’72 at the very start of Joel’s solo career.

Tickets for ‘LONG, LONG TIME: A HISTORIC TRIBUTE TO BILLY JOEL BY HIS ORIGINAL TOURING BAND’ are now on sale for two shows with a possible third show to be added very soon. Visit the LONG LONG TIME official website here to book tickets.

Click here to watch video of Elio performing ‘The Ballad Of Billy The Kid’ and ‘Captain Jack’ at last year’s ‘Original Touring Band’ reunion concert at The Bitter End in New York. Also includes David Clark performing ‘She’s Got A Way’ and ‘Everybody Loves You Now’.

The Billy Joel Songbook – 12 more shows before summer break

Before the summer break kicks in, there are 12 more chances to catch Elio and his brilliant band performing ‘The Billy Joel Songbook’ in June and July … so grab your tickets now!

even small billy joelDates and venues…

June 20 – Banbury, The Mill Arts Centre
June 21 – Chesham, Elgiva Theatre
June 25 – Swindon, Swindon Arts Centre
June 26 – Port Talbot, The Princess Royal Theatre
June 27 – Monmouth, Savoy Theatre
June 28 – Blackwood, Blackwood Miners Institute
July 17 – Southend, Palace Theatre
July 18 – Bury St Edmunds, The Apex
July 19 – Hunstanton, Princess Theatre
July 22 – Weston super Mare, The Playhouse Theatre
July 23 – Falmouth, The Princess Pavilion
July 25 – Torquay, Babbacombe Theatre


To check for the remaining autumn 2014 dates of this very first and unprecedented 71-date UK & Ireland tour of ‘The Billy Joel Songbook’, please click here.

Elio Pace performs The Billy Joel Songbook – 2014 tour. NEW DATES ADDED

Billy Joel Poster 3In just 55 days time, The Chequers Mead Theatre in East Grinstead will host the opening night of “Elio Pace performs The Billy Joel Songbook”.

Dates and venues are being added all the time and today we are pleased to confirm two new dates:

July 18th

October 4th
The Pavilion Theatre, RHYL


There are still more venues to be confirmed, so please keep on checking the GIGS page.

However, to ensure that you are kept right up to date and get to know about new dates as and when they are added, make sure to follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

Billy Joel Songbook Dates Announced


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We are delighted to announce that tickets for Elio’s brand new show ‘THE BILLY JOEL SONGBOOK’, starring Elio and his own magnificent 6-piece band, have now been announced.

In September 2013, Elio was invited to ‘fill Billy Joel’s shoes’ starring in two very special reunion concerts in New York and Philadelphia with Joel’s original 1971-72 touring band, recreating the historic Sigma Sounds live recordings.

Following on from this Elio Pace delivers this sensational tour celebrating the phenomenal music of Billy Joel. Featuring the massive hits, Uptown Girl, Just The Way You Are and My Life as well as fan favourites such as Scenes From An Italian Restaurant, Goodnight Saigon and Piano Man.