NEIL DIAMOND’S 50TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR COMING TO AUSTRALIA
TEG DAINTY announced today that Neil Diamond will perform in Australia as part of his wildly successful
50 Year Anniversary Tour in March and April 2018.
The tour will celebrate Neil Diamond’s incomparable 50-year career and hits spanning decades such as 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.
The Australian leg of Neil’s 50 Year Anniversary Tour will commence with two massive outdoor stadium shows in Townsville and the Sunshine Coast followed by an itinerary of arena and special outdoor winery shows:
- TOWNSVILLE – Tuesday 20 March at 1300 Smiles Stadium, tickets from Ticketek
- SUNSHINE COAST – Thursday 22 March at Sunshine Coast Stadium, tickets from Ticketek
- BRISBANE – Saturday 24 March at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre, tickets from Ticketek
- SYDNEY – Tuesday 27 March at Qudos Bank Arena, tickets from Ticketek
- VICTORIA – Saturday 31 March at Sutton Grange Winery, tickets from Ticketek
- MELBOURNE – Tuesday 3 April at Rod Laver Arena, tickets from Ticketek
- HUNTER VALLEY – Saturday 7 April at Roche Estate, tickets from Ticketmaster
- ADELAIDE – Wednesday 11 April at Botanic Park, tickets from Ticketek
- PERTH – Saturday 14 April at Sandalford Estate, Swan Valley, tickets from Ticketek
Tickets go on sale at 2pm on Thursday 16 November (local time).
Go to tegdainty.com for details.
A Telstra pre-sale starts at 2pm on Tuesday 14 November (local time) through to 2pm Thursday 16 November (local time). Go to telstra.com/neildiamond for details.
Paul Dainty, President and CEO of TEG DAINTY said today, “Neil Diamond is one of the world’s greatest live performers and I am honoured to be working with him on his 50 Year Anniversary Tour and bringing him to cities and venues he has never played. To see him perform the songs that have been the soundtrack of our lives will be an incredible live concert experience. Neil is currently touring the world and his fans and critics have been raving about this brand-new show.”
“His voice remains smooth like silk, and as flawlessly on-pitch as he was a half-century ago when the world of rock was yet young.” – The Washington Times
“Neil Diamond is ‘so good, so good, so good’ at United Center” Chicago Tribune
“Over the last 50 years, Diamond’s proved to be an expert at dreaming up turns of phrase, and pairing them with endearing melodies. Wednesday’s show was a two-hour celebration of that craft.” Nashville Tennessean
“Neil Diamond remains a global superstar with more stage presence and talent than many acts – modern or old – could ever hope to muster.” Express & Star UK
How’s Neil Diamond on his 50th Anniversary Tour? ‘So good! So good! So good!– Miami Herald
Neil Diamond’s extraordinary career spans five decades and has created defining hits for generation after generation of loyal fans. He has sold over 130 million albums worldwide and has charted 37 Top 40 singles and 16 Top 10 albums. A Grammy Award-winning artist, Diamond is a member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, the Songwriters Hall of Fame and 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, 13 Grammy nominations and 2009’s NARAS MusiCares Person of the Year award. In 2011, Diamond received the prestigious Kennedy Center Honor for his lifetime of contributions to American culture.
Diamond’s 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.
Tickets for Neil Diamond’s 50 Year Anniversary Australian Tour go on sale at 2pm on Thursday 16 November (local time).
MIX FM Team - November 9, 2017