Billy Joel will be the last artist to play at Shea Stadium with a July 16 concert billed as “The Last Play at Shea, From the Beatles to Billy.” The show comes in the midst of the New York Mets’ final season at Shea. The team moves into its new home at Citi Field in 2009.

Joel joins a long list of greats who have played at the baseball stadium, beginning with the Beatles in August 1965 and including Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, the Police, Eric Clapton, Elton John, and Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band.

“The Last Play at Shea,” which comes the day after the All-Star Game at Yankee Stadium, makes Joel the only artist to ever have played both Yankee Stadium (two nights in 1991) and Shea Stadium.