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Billy Joel performed live at Comerica Park in Detroit on Saturday evening (July 9). As he often does, the “Piano Man” was joined by a rock legend on stage. As timing would have it, the members of Def Leppard were in town, since Sunday night (July 10), Def Leppard’s tour with Motley Crue, Poison and Joan Jett rolled through Detroit.

Joel is friends with Def Leppard singer Joe Elliott, and he brought Elliot on the stage during the concert. They performed the Def Leppard staple “Pour Some Sugar on Me,” to the delight of the crowd. Watch fan-filmed footage of the performance below.

Joel, 73, went on to entertain the crowd with a bevy of his greatest hits, such as “Keeping the Faith,” “Allentown,” “Piano Man,” “Movin’ Out,” “She’s Always A Woman,” Just The Way You Are,” “Innocent Man” and many more. The encore offered “We Didn’t Start The Fire,” “Uptown Girl,” “It’s Still Rock and Roll To Me,” “Big Shot” and “You May Be Right.”



Anne Erickson's love for music drew her into radio. She started on the airwaves shortly after graduating from MSU. Anne has a passion for rock and metal, and she also fronts the band Upon Wings. Email Anne at erickson@WRIF.com, follow her on Instagram at @EricksonAnne and tweet at her @AnneErickson! Anne covers the Detroit, Philadelphia and Las Vegas markets and beyond.

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