Neil Diamond announces 50th anniversary tour of Europe

Neil Diamond will head overseas this fall for an extensive tour of Europe. The Grammy winner has announced over a dozen dates, which will take the iconic singer-songwriter across Europe and the U.K in continued celebration of his first studio album, the classic 1966 release The Feel of Neil Diamond.

The multi-platinum seller revealed the European tour news via a media release posted on his 75th birthday on Jan. 24 at his official Neil Diamond website. The announcement also detailed the release of an upcoming compilation album titled Neil Diamond: The 50th Anniversary Collection, which will hit shelves on March 31.

The summer romp will launch Sept. 13 in Zurich at Hallenstadion Zurich. The “Sweet Caroline” hitmaker will hit multiple major cities stops, including visits to London, Vienna and Amsterdam before wrapping up Oct. 17 in London, at The O2.

Presales begin Thurs., Jan. 26 at 10:00 a.m. local time with special VIP packages available. Tickets go on sale to the public starting Fri., Jan. 27 at 10:00 a.m. local time.
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“Neil Diamond is more than just a music icon,” writes promoter and Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino. “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.”

The European tour will follow the legendary pop-rocker's massive tour of North America, which kicks off April 7 in Fresno, California, at Save Mart Center and wraps up with a two-night stand Aug. 10 and Aug. 12 in Los Angeles at The Forum. Tickets for select Neil Diamond events are available at AXS.

Neil Diamond: The 50th Anniversary Collection will feature 50 classic hits and beloved album tracks from across the singer-songwriter's storied five decade career. The 3-CD set has been supervised by Diamond himself and comes with a special 50-page booklet. It includes classic hits like “Solitary Man, “Cracklin' Rosie” and “Song Sung Blue”and can be pre-ordered here.

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Sept. 13 – Zurich, Switzerland, Hallenstadion Zurich
 Sept. 16 – Mannheim, Germany, SAP Arena
 Sept. 19 – Vienna, Austria, Wiener Stadthalle
 Sept. 21 – Munich, Germany, Olympic Hall
 Sept. 23 – Amsterdam, Netherlands, Ziggo Dome
 Sept. 28 – Antwerp, Belgium, Antwerps Sportpaleis
 Oct. 1 – Manchester, England, Manchester Arena
 Oct. 3 – Glasgow, Scotland, The SSE Hydro
 Oct. 5 – Leeds, England, First Direct Arena
 Oct. 8 – Belfast, Northern Ireland, The SSE Arena, Belfast
 Oct. 10 – Dublin, Ireland, 3Arena
 Oct. 13 – Birmingham, England, Barclaycard Arena
 Oct. 17 – London, England, The O2 – London (Click here for tickets)