THE LEGEND * THE ICON * THE SHOWMAN
ADDS ADDITIONAL SHOWS IN BIRMINGHAM AND MANCHESTER
Thursday 24th February – Due to public demand one of the world’s greatest live superstar performers, Neil Diamond has added even more shows to his UK tour! Neil will now play 2 extra dates in Birmingham at LG Arena on Thursday 30th June and Manchester’s MEN Arena on Wednesday 6th July. Tickets for the extra dates go on sale Friday 25th Feb at 9am from www.livenation.co.uk
Neil Diamond will play the LG Arena Birmingham on June 28 and 30, an outdoor show at Glasgow’s Hampden Park on July 2nd, Manchester’s Evening News Arena on July 4th and 5th and 2 shows at London’s O2 Arena on July 9th and 11th.
Across a musical career stretching nearly 50 years, Neil Diamond has sold more than 128 million albums worldwide. He has charted a staggering 37 Top 10 singles and 16 Top 10 albums. His last studio album, “Home Before Dark” (2008), debuted at #1 in the U.S. and internationally. His 2009 DVD, “Hot August Night/ NYC,” has been certified double platinum. A Grammy Award-winning artist, Diamond is a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame and is a recipient of the Sammy Cahn Lifetime Achievement Award, one of the highest honours bestowed upon songwriters. Diamond’s many other achievements include a Golden Globe Award and 12 Grammy nominations. Neil was recently nominated for the 2011 Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame and will be inducted in March.
Neil Diamond is still recording critically acclaimed and top-selling work. Last October Neil’s latest recording, ‘Dreams’ was released through Sony Music – a 14 song collection comprising the singer/songwriters favourite songs of other composers from the rock era. The album includes music that deeply influenced him as a young man growing up in Brooklyn with ‘Let It Be’ to other well known classics from the 60’s and 70’s including ‘Hallelujah’, ‘Desperado’, ‘Yesterday’, ‘Midnight Train to Georgia’.
Neil Diamond’s eclectic and universally beloved songs – as well as his charismatic and openhearted performances of them – continue to make him an international force both as a record maker and a live entertainer.
Neil Diamond LIVE is a chance for fans to take a trip down memory lane as Neil performs the songs that have made him one of the world’s greatest live performers still today – Cherry Cherry, Holly Holy, Cracklin’ Rosie, Song Sung Blue, You Don’t Bring Me Flowers, Solitary Man, Sweet Caroline, Love on the Rocks, Desiree, Shilo and many more.
NEIL DIAMOND June / July 2011
Tuesday 28th June Birmingham LG Arena
Thursday 30th June Birmingham LG Arena Extra Date
Saturday 2nd July Glasgow Hampden Park
Monday 4th July Manchester Evening News Arena
Wednesday 6th July Manchester Evening News Arena Extra Date
Saturday 9th July London O2 Arena
Monday 11th July London O2 Arena
Show Time: 8:00pm all venues
For more information on NEIL DIAMOND, visit http://www.neildiamond.com
A Live Nation presentation
Tickets on sale now and are priced from £50 to £75 dependent on venue please check and can be booked through www.livenation.co.uk (all tickets subject to a booking fee) (subject to licence)