Rock and Pop Icon Neil Diamond, a 2011 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee and 2011 Kennedy Center Honoree, will take his greatest hits on the road on a much-anticipated North American tour kicking off in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on June 1st and closing in Las Vegas on September 1st. The 2012 tour will feature all of Neil Diamond’s classic favorites. The Phoenix show is Wednesday, August 29th at USAirways Center. Tickets priced at $55.00, $85.00 and $120.00 and are on sale now at livenation.com, Ticketmaster.com and the box office. To charge by phone call 1.800.745.3000. The show is scheduled to begin at 8pm.
In 2012 Neil Diamond will perform in select venues for the first time, including the Nikon at Jones Beach Theater in Wantagh, New York on June 8th. He will return to the DTE Energy Music Theater in Detroit,Michigan for his first time in nearly 20 years. VIP Packages will also be available through VIP Nation, including premium seats, exclusive merchandise and more. For more information please visit: www.VIPNation.com.
In addition, Columbia Records and Legacy Recordings recently announced that he will release THE VERY BEST OF NEIL DIAMOND - THE ORIGINAL STUDIO RECORDINGS on December 6th. The album will feature 23 of the most popular hits and signature tracks from America's quintessential singer-songwriter. This is the first Neil Diamond collection to draw from the artist's complete studio discography and includes tracks such as “Forever In Blue Jeans,” “Cherry, Cherry,” “Sweet Caroline,” “I’m A Believer,” “Girl, You’ll Be A Woman Soon, ” “You Don’t Bring Me Flowers,” “Red, Red Wine,” “America” and many more.
ABOUT NEIL DIAMOND
Across a musical career spanning nearly five decades, Neil Diamond has sold more than 125 million albums worldwide, with a remarkable track record of 16 Top Ten albums, and 37 Top Ten singles. A Grammy Award-winning artist, Neil Diamond has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Songwriter's Hall of Fame and is a recipient of the Sammy Cahn Lifetime Achievement Award. Among Diamond's many other honors, he has received a Golden Globe Award, 12 Grammy nominations and was named the 2009 MusiCares Person of the Year.