For those of you attending the Billy Joel concert on Friday, September 21, the Kansas City Royals are announcing details for the day of the event.
Parking lots at the Truman Sports Complex will open at 1 p.m. Parking will cost $30 for cars, $45 for oversized vehicles and $60 for RVs and buses. Day of event parking is cash only. Gates into the stadium open at 6 p.m. with Billy Joel scheduled to take the stage at 8 p.m. There is no opening act.
Security measures will be different for entrance into Kauffman Stadium than when fans enter for Royals games. All ticket holders will be subject to metal detection and bag check. Fans will NOT be able to bring in bags or backpacks, and all purses will be searched before entrance into the stadium. Due to security measures, guests are advised to arrive at least one hour prior to show time and have tickets ready upon entrance. The Diamond Club Lounge will be open to the public. Craft and Draft will only be open to those with tickets for that area.
Those with Field Seating are encouraged to have tickets in-hand upon access. Field entrances will be located in the following areas: Inside Gate A past the Royals Hall of Fame, sections 111, 112, 113, 114 and 115 on the 3rd base side, and 139, 140, 141, 142 and 143 on the first base side.
The Royals Ticket Office will not accept any third party will call drop offs.
This performance will be Billy Joel’s first-ever stadium appearance in Kansas City and the first concert at Kauffman Stadium in 39 years. Billy Joel is one of the biggest concert draws in the world and continues this achievement with an impressive run of sold-out consecutive stadium shows and concert arenas.
Billy Joel has sold 150 million records over the past quarter century, scoring 33 consecutive Top 40 hits, Billy Joel ranks as one of the most popular recording artists and respected entertainers in history. The singer/songwriter/composer is the sixth best-selling recording artist of all time and the third best-selling solo artist. In 2016, the Library of Congress selected “Piano Man” for preservation in the National Recording Registry for its “cultural, historic, and artistic significance.”