Neil Diamond announced for Mission Estate Concert 2018
The Mission Estate Concert announces that musical icon, Grammy Award® winner and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member, Neil Diamond, will perform at the 2018 concert on Saturday, 17 March 2018.
The Mission Concert is part of Neil Diamond’s world tour celebrating his incomparable 50-year career and hits spanning decades such as Cherry Cherry, Holly Holy, Cracklin’ Rosie, Song Sung Blue, You Don’t Bring Me Flowers, Solitary Man, Sweet Caroline, Love on the Rocks, Desiree and Shilo.
The Exclusive Mission Concert Club Box Office opens at 9am Friday 27 October
www.missionconcert.co.nz. If you are not a member or have changed your email address since the last concert, simply go to www.missionconcert.co.nz and update your details. Registration is free and members will be kept posted with all the latest event news.
For Concert Club members who will not have direct internet access on Friday morning you will receive, via email, a special code that can be used to purchase tickets at any Ticketek Outlet also from 9am Friday 27 October.
All remaining tickets will be available to the general public at 9am on Saturday, 28 October via Ticketek and the Mission Concert website.
“an Artist we have been trying to get to the Mission for many years”
James Erskine, chairman of Mission Concert promoter SEL, says “ to be able to finally secure Neil Diamond is very exciting as Neil is an artist we have been trying to get to the Mission for many years”.
“To see him perform the songs that have been the soundtrack of our lives will be an incredible live concert experience and there is no better venue in the world to experience this but at the Mission. We also look forward to announcing the afternoon 2018 artist line-up in coming weeks.
“The 2018 Concert promises to be one very special day at the Mission Estate Winery in Hawke’s Bay.”
“His voice remains smooth like silk, and as flawlessly on-pitch as he was a half-century ago when the world of rock was yet young.” – The Washington Times
“he sounded great: Deep, gravelly, soulful and committed” – azcentral.com
‘50 years later, Neil Diamond is still the ultimate entertainer’ – nj.com
Neil Diamond’s extraordinary career spans five decades and has created defining hits for generation after generation of loyal fans. He 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.
Diamond’s universally beloved songs – as well as his charismatic and openhearted performances of them – continue to make him an international force both as a record maker and a live entertainer.