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Billy Joel to play Barclays on New Year's Eve

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) - Ringing in 2014 at the Barclays Center will be Long Island native Billy Joel.

An official announcement is expected later Thursday morning.

'The Piano Man's ' performance will be his first arena show in New York City since 2006 and his first ever in Brooklyn.

Opening the show will be Ben Folds Five.

More details are expected from the Barclays Center.

Last year, rapper and mogul Jay Z counted down to 2013 at the arena.

He was also the first performer to take the stage at the Barclays earlier in the year.
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