Long Island’s Billy Joel to perform final concert at Nassau Coliseum

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(PIX11/BARCLAYS CENTER)-- Billy Joel will play the final show at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on August 4 before it closes for an extensive transformation.

The arena will reopen as a world-class sports and entertainment destination in December 2016.

Tickets for the show will go on sale Friday, May 1 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased online via Ticketmaster by visiting http://www.ticketmaster.com.

Members can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Monday, April 27 at 10 a.m. through Thursday, April 30 at 10 p.m. (pending availability).

The show is presented by Bruce Ratner and Nassau Events Center (NEC), the same management team behind Barclays Center in Brooklyn.