Neil Diamond Extends Hugely Successful World Tour

Los Angeles, CA – Due to overwhelming demand for the “can’t miss” concert event of the year, Neil Diamond has just added a third leg to his 2008-09 North American tour to satisfy his legions of fans. The legendary singer, songwriter and performer’s newly added concerts begin on November 22nd at Alerus Center in Grand Forks, ND. Tickets for the new concert dates will go on sale beginning September 29th, 2008. Fans should visit and check local listings for updated information.

Since launching his hit North American tour in St. Paul, MN on July 19thcritics and fans have praised the singer’s energetic show, innovative stage design and, of course, unparalleled and beloved set list.

“Neil Diamond is huge, huge, huge and the audience reaction as he walked onto the stage proved it…An early display of Diamond’s masterful pacing and wealth of stage experience…” – Calgary Sun, September 19, 2008

Forever In Blue Jeans, I’m A Believer and Sweet Caroline were truly lovable showstoppers that had 14,000 ‘Dome fans on their feet, singing and swaying to the music with pure glee.” – Calgary Herald, September 19, 2008

“The very definition of the term consummate pro’ Diamond — now 67 — looks like he’s completely at home on stage, maintaining an easy rapport with the crowd while still delivering rock solid versions of his often underrated tunes.” – Winnipeg Sun, September 15, 2008

“It sounded full and impressively pristine…. With fourteen musicians — including three singers and a four-piece horn section on shifting mini-stages that moved like checker pieces — Diamond barreled through the backlog of a five-decade career.” – Edmonton Journal, September 17, 2008
“13,000 Diamond-heads’ can’t be wrong. Neil Diamond’s hard core fan base showed up at Mellon Arena last night to hear the iconic singer-songwriter deliver a solid two-hour set of some of the most popular tunes ever penned.” – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 19, 2008
“In front of some 37,000 fans jamming the beloved ballpark [Fenway Park], Diamond took Boston on a two-hour tour of his catalogue, touching old, touching new, touching me, touching you.” – Boston Herald, August 24, 2008

I Love All Access is proud to be the exclusive provider of VIP ticket package experiences for the tour. Fans should visit for more information and to purchase VIP tickets.

With a four-decade long career that has seen more than 125 million records sold worldwide, 36 Top 40 hits, a Grammy, a Golden Globe and thousands of sold-out shows all over the globe, Neil Diamond remains one of the most vital and innovative forces in modern music. The singer’s current shows feature classics such as “Sweet Caroline,” “I’m a Believer,” and “Cherry, Cherry,” as well as new songs from his critically acclaimed album, Home Before Dark, his second collaboration with renowned producer Rick Rubin. Home Before Dark, which offers a stripped-down, emotionally honest and passionately compelling approach, was released by Columbia Records on May 6th and debuted at #1, Diamond’s first ever chart topping debut.

24 Seattle, WA KeyArena at Seattle Center
26 Sacramento, CA ARCO Arena
28 San Jose, CA HP Pavilion at San Jose

1 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl
2 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl
4 Los Angeles, CA STAPLES Center
7 San Diego, CA San Diego Sports Arena
10 Phoenix, AZ Arena
12 San Antonio, TX AT&T Center
14 Houston, TX Toyota Center
16 Dallas, TX American Airlines Center
19 Oklahoma City, OK Ford Center
21 Tulsa, OK BOK Center
24 Tampa, FL St. Pete Times Forum
26 Ft. Lauderdale, FL BankAtlantic Center
28 Orlando, FL Amway Arena Orlando
30 Jacksonville, FL Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena

2 St. Louis, MO Scottrade Center
4 Green Bay, WI Resch Center
22 Grand Forks, ND Alerus Center
24 Milwaukee, WI Bradley Center
28 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun
30 Ottawa, ON Scotiabank Place
2 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre
6 Worcester, MA DCU Center
8 Charlottesville, VA John Paul Jones Arena
10 Atlanta, GA Arena at Gwinnett Center
12 Charlotte, NC Time Warner Cable Arena
15 Kansas City, MO Sprint Center
17 Denver, CO Pepsi Center
19 Salt Lake City, UT EnergySolutions Arena

8 Portland, OR Rose Garden

About AEG Live:
AEG Live, the live-entertainment division of Los Angeles-based AEG, is dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performance, touring for a variety of programming and multi-media production. AEG Live, the nation’s second largest concert promotion and touring company is comprised of special event, broadcast and exhibition divisions, fourteen regional offices and numerous state of the art venues nationwide. The company’s national promotion arm is currently producing tours and productions including Bette Midler “The Showgirl Must Go On” and Cher at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. AEG Live is also presenting two international King Tut tours: “Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs,” and “Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs.” Recent and upcoming promoted concert tours have included artists such as Justin Timberlake, Bon Jovi, Neil Diamond, Tina Turner, Celine Dion, Miley Cyrus/Hannah Montana, Spice Girls, Prince, Christina Aguilera, Kenny Chesney, So You Think You Can Dance, Paul McCartney, High School Musical, American Idols Live and The Color Purple: The Musical About Love. Goldenvoice, the company’s Southern California-based regional division, hosts the most critically acclaimed music festivals in the U.S. Goldenvoice created and operates the award winning annual Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival as well as Stagecoach: California’s Country Music Festival and All Points West. In addition, AEG Live, now co-produces the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Bumbershoot: Seattle’s Music & Arts Festival, Mile High Music Festival in Colorado, Michigan’s Rothbury, and many more. The company operates NOKIA Theatre at Grand Prairie in Texas, NOKIA Theatre Times Square, and recently opened NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE. For more information, go to

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