“They had a hard time convincing me it wasn't me. It's uncanny."
– BILLY JOEL in the New York Times
Mike DelGuidice, one of Long Island's most celebrated performers. After 18 years of playing Billy Joel’s music in his band Big Shot, Mike DelGuidice now lives a dream come true. In October of 2013, Billy Joel heard Mike sing, and personally hired Mike to join his band. Mike's encyclopedic knowledge of the Billy Joel catalog made him a perfect fit as background vocalist and guitarist for BILLY JOEL. And now you can see Mike on tour with Billy Joel all over the US & world in major arenas and stadiums including every month at the iconic Madison Square Garden.
Mike is a brilliant vocalist and composer and a master of several instruments including bass guitar, guitar, piano and drums.
He is the author of two albums "My Street" and "Miller Place" and several of his new songs are currently under favored consideration for film soundtracks, including Mike's song, "Ordinary Guy" which is the theme song for the Keven James sitcom, "Kevin Can Wait".
Mike now juggles his busy schedule with his band Big Shot along with weekly shows around the USA and abroad with Billy Joel.