Dainty Consolidated Entertainment and Live Nation are thrilled to announce one of the world’s greatest live superstar performers, Neil Diamond, will be touring Australia in March 2011.
This will be Neil Diamond’s first Australian tour in 6 years.
Australia’s love affair with Neil Diamond began in 1966 with his first Australian hit, Cherry Cherry, and continues today with the announcement of a national concert tour.
Neil Diamond will perform shows in Sydney, Brisbane, Perth, the Hunter Valley, Melbourne and Adelaide.
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. He was recently nominated for the 2011 Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame. Inductees will be announced in December.
Neil Diamond is still recording critically acclaimed and top-selling work.
On October 29 Neil’s latest recording, Dreams will be released through Sony Music. Dreams is 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 and 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.
Who can forget the long list of his hits including Cherry Cherry, Holly Holy, Cracklin’ Rosie, Song Sung Blue, You Don’t Bring Me Flowers, Solitary Man, Sweet Caroline, Love on the Rocks, Desiree and Shilo.
Tickets go on sale on Tuesday 9 November.
Go to: www.neildiamondtour.com.au for more details.
Neil Diamond will be performing in Brisbane:
Monday 21 March and Wednesday 23 March
Brisbane Entertainment Centre
Tickets through Ticketek 132 849 or ticketek.com.au