Neil Diamond Dates!

Neil Diamond gathers old friends like “Kentucky Woman” and “Sweet Caroline” for “The 50 Year Anniversary Tour.” Launching in Fresno in April, stops include Omaha, Atlanta, Dallas, Phoenix and other cities where folks are thirsty for a little “Cracklin’ Rosie.” 

Photo: Owen Sweeney / Invision / AP
Wells Fargo Center, Phiadelphia, Pa.

Browsing through Diamond’s catalog of hits is an amazing journey through timeless songs and and cherished memories.  From the Monkees recording of “I’m A Believer” to his own works such as “Solitary Man,” “I Am. … I Said,” “Song Sung Blue” and “Cherry, Cherry,” Diamond’s music warms those cold winter days and brings cool breezes to your  “Hot August Nights.”

Diamond’s numbers are as impressive as his songs, having charted 37 Top 40 singles and 16 Top 10 albums. The Grammy-winning artist is member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Songwriters Hall Of Fame, and was honored with the Sammy Cahn Lifetime Achievement Award.

The folks at Live Nation are more than thrilled to present the music legend’s tour.

“Neil Diamond is more than just a music icon,” Live Nation Entertainment president and CEO Michael Rapino said.  “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 is honored to be a part of bringing his 50 year anniversary tour to fans around the world.”

Shows planned for the United Kingdom and Europe will be announced soon. Here’s the plan for North America:

April 7 – Fresno, Calif., Save Mart Center
April 9 – Salt Lake City, Utah, Vivint Smart Home Arena
April 12 – St. Louis, Mo., Scottrade Center
April 14 – Omaha, Neb., CenturyLink Center Omaha
April 16 – Oklahoma City, Okla., Chesapeake Energy Arena
April 19 – Nashville, Tenn., Bridgestone Arena
April 21 – Louisville, Ky., KFC Yum! Center
April 23 – Tampa, Fla., Amalie Arena
April 26 – Sunrise, Fla., BB&T Center
April 28 – Charlotte, N.C., Spectrum Center
April 30 – Atlanta, Ga., Philips Arena
May 2 – New Orleans, La., Smoothie King Center
May 21 – Des Moines, Iowa, Wells Fargo Arena
May 24 – Saint Paul, Minn., Xcel Energy Center
May 26 – Indianapolis, Ind., Bankers Life Fieldhouse
May 28 – Chicago, Ill., United Center
May 30 – Cleveland, Ohio, Quicken Loans Arena
June 2 – Auburn Hills, Mich., The Palace Of Auburn Hills
June 4 – Rochester, N.Y., Blue Cross Arena
June 7 – Toronto, Ontario, Air Canada Centre
June 9 – Baltimore, Md., Royal Farms Arena
June 11 – Uncasville, Conn., Mohegan Sun Arena
June 15 – New York, N.Y., Madison Square Garden Arena
June 17 – New York, N.Y., Madison Square Garden Arena
June 20 – Philadelphia, Pa., Wells Fargo Center
June 22 – Bethel, N.Y., Bethel Woods Center For The Arts
July 14 – Wichita, Kan., Intrust Bank Arena
July 16 – Houston, Texas, Toyota Center
July 18 – Dallas, Texas, American Airlines Center
July 21 – Denver, Colo., Pepsi Center
July 24 – Vancouver, British Columbia, Rogers Arena
July 26 – Seattle, Wash., KeyArena At Seattle Center
July 28 – Portland, Ore., Moda Center
July 30 – San Jose, Calif., SAP Center At San Jose
Aug. 2 – Sacramento, Calif., Golden 1 Center
Aug. 4 – Phoenix, Ariz., Talking Stick Resort Arena
Aug. 8 – San Diego, Calif., Valley View Casino Center
Aug. 10 – Inglewood, Calif., Forum
Aug. 12 – Inglewood, Calif., Forum

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