It’s hard to believe that Neil Diamond is celebrating his 50th anniversary since he became a household name with his first major hit single with ‘Solidarity Man’ all the way back in 1966.
To mark this half-century milestone, Neil Diamond will embark on a "massive world tour" in 2017. Already, 39 shows have been lined across the US, with more shows expected to be confirmed at a later date.
As of yet, no European dates have been confirmed. But it would appear unlikely that the 75-year-old won't be visiting Europe considering that its been described as a "massive world tour" by his promoters.
No doubt, Irish fans will be hoping that ‘The Jazz Singer’ star – who has made frequent visits to our shores - will once again be returning here to perform as part of his 50th anniversary tour.
"Neil Diamond is more than just a music icon. His singular artistry and talent has left an indelible mark on American culture and has helped shape the sound of popular music for five decades," Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino said in a statement.
Neil Diamond has also released a new album for the Christmas festivities, aptly entitled ‘Acoustic Christmas’.
Neil Diamond appeared last night on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon to discuss his plans, which you can watch here:
Here’s a full list of the US dates for anybody who fancies jetting over to see the legendary singer in action.
April 7 - Fresno, CA @ SaveMart Center
April 9 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Vivint Smart Home Arena
April 12 - St. Louis, MO @ Scottrade Center
April 14 - Omaha, NE @ CenturyLink Center
April 16 - Oklahoma City, OK @ Chesapeake Energy Center
April 19 - Nashville, TN @ Bridgestone Arena
April 21 - Louisville, KY @ KFC Yum! Center
April 23 - Tampa, FL @ Amalie Arena
April 26 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ BB&T Center
April 28 - Charlotte, NC @ Spectrum Center
April 30 - Atlanta, GA @ Philips Arena
May 2 - New Orleans, LA @ Smoothie King Center
May 21 - Des Moines, IA @ Wells Fargo Arena
May 24 - St. Paul, MN @ Xcel Energy Center
May 26 - Indianapolis, IN @ Banker's Life Fieldhouse
May 28 - Chicago, IL @ United Center
May 30 - Cleveland, OH @ Quicken Loans Arena
June 2 - Detroit, MI @ The Palace of Auburn Hills
June 4 - Rochester, NY @ Blue Cross Arena
June 7 - Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Centre
June 9 - Baltimore, MD @ Royal Farms Arena
June 11 - Uncasville, CT @ Mohegan Sun Arena
June 15 & 17 - New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden
June 20 - Philadelphia, PA @ Wells Fargo Center
June 22 - Bethel, NY @ Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
July 14 - Wichita, KS @ INTRUST Bank Arena
July 16 - Houston, TX @ Toyota Center
July 18 - Dallas, TX @ American Airlines Center
July 21 - Denver, CO @ Pepsi Center
July 24 - Vancouver, BC @ Rogers Arena
July 26 - Seattle, WA @ Key Arena
July 28 - Portland, OR @ Moda Center
July 30 - San Jose, CA @ SAP Center
August 2 - Sacramento, CA @ Golden 1 Center
August 4 - Phoenix, AZ @ Talking Stick Resort Arena
August 8 - San Diego, CA @ Valley View Casino Center
August 10 & 12 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Forum
The legendary singer will perform a one-off show in JuneRead More
Pass the hankies. When Neil Diamond plays it down instead of adorning his songs with big band finery, it fair inspires a lump in the throat.Read More
Neil Diamond is to play Dublin's Croke Park next summer.Read More
What producer Rick Rubin’s done for Diamond is rescue him from the super-sized supper set and corporate private party circuit. The result is an album that sits closer to Lee Hazlewood or Tim Hardin than Billy Joel (another hard-nosed ballad-toting veteran whose talent is all too often mismanaged by unsympathetic handlers).Read More
Neil Diamond has added a Dublin date onto his world tourRead More
NEIL DIAMOND: "Up On The Roof" (Columbia)Read More