50TH ANNIVERSARY EUROPEAN & UK TOUR DATES TICKETS ON SALE, JAN 27TH 3 CD 50th Anniversary Collection To Be Released Worldwide On March 31, 2017

January 24, 2017

Live Nation is honoured to announce – on his birthday – that musical icon, Grammy award winner and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Member, Neil Diamond will be extending his 50th anniversary tour to the UK and Europe in 2017. Celebrating his unparalleled career, the tour will begin in Zurich on September 13thbefore coming to the UK in October for six stunning arena dates. Tickets will go on sale on Friday, January 27th and are available on www.livenation.co.uk


“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” says Michael Rapino, President and CEO of Live Nation Entertainment. “Live Nation is honoured to be a part of bringing his 50 year anniversary tour to fans around the world.”


In addition to his upcoming tour, UME and Capitol Music Group have announced the March 31st release of Neil Diamond: The 50th Anniversary Collection, a celebratory music package that includes 50 songs that range 50 years in Diamond’s career. Under the supervision of Diamond, the anniversary set includes his own handpicked songs and a carefully curated 50 page booklet with new liner notes.


Throughout an illustrious and wide-ranging musical career, Neil Diamond 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.


VIP Hospitality and Meet & Greet packages are also available to purchase via VIP Nation





WEDNESDAY 13th      HALLENSTADION                 ZURICH

SATURDAY      16TH     SAP ARENA                            MANNHEIM

TUESDAY        19TH     STADTHALLE                          VIENNA

THURSDAY      21ST     OLYMPIAHALLE                     MUNICH

SATURDAY      23RD     ZIGGO DOME                          AMSTERDAM

TUESDAY        28TH     SPORTPALEIS                           ANTWERP




SUNDAY          1ST       ARENA                                     MANCHESTER

TUESDAY        3RD       SSE HYDRO                             GLASGOW


SUNDAY          8TH       SSE ARENA                               BELFAST

TUESDAY        10TH     3ARENA                                     DUBLIN


TUESDAY        17TH     O2 ARENA                                   LONDON


Tickets are on-sale from 10am on Friday 27th January and are available from www.livenation.co.uk


For more info and press enquiries, please contact:

Charley Bezer – Charley.Bezer@livenation.co.uk or 020 7009 3333