Neil Diamond To Tour Australia And New Zealand In 2011
By Paul Cashmere
23 hours ago (Sun, 24 Oct 2010 10:02:18 +1100)
Music legend Neil Diamond will return to Australia and New Zealand for his first tour in 6 years in February, 2011.
Paul Dainty and Live Nation will bring Diamond to Auckland, Wellington, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth, the Hunter Valley, Melbourne and Adelaide.
This time Diamond will be touring off the back of his covers album ‘Dreams’ to be released by Sony on October 29.
‘Dreams’ features Diamond covering his favourite songs from The Beatles, Eagles, Gilbert O’Sullivan, Leonard Cohen and more but expect a healthy dose of Neil Diamond greatest hits in his set as well.
Diamond, a Twitter addict, posted this week, ”I just got the first copies of my new album ‘Dreams’. Its one of the most exciting times for me. Soon it will belong to everyone.”
New Zealand dates are:
February 26 and 28, Auckland, Vector Arena
March 4, Wellington, Westpac Stadium
Australian dates are:
March 7, Adelaide, Entertainment Centre
March 11 and 13, Melbourne, Rod Laver Arena
March 19, Hunter Valley, Hope Estate Winery
March 21 and 23, Brisbane, Entertainment Centre
March 26, Sydney, Football Stadium
March 29, Perth, NIB Stadium