Last-minute secret show details announced!

Neil Diamond has announced he will play a special intimate show tonight (May 7) in New York City, and it’s FREE to get in.

The legendary singer will perform a MySpace secret show at tiny venue The Bitter End in Greenwich Village, and is expected to perform material from his Rick Rubin-produced album ‘Home Before Dark’, which came out yesterday (May 6).

Admission to the show is free and is on a first-come first served basis, so if you’re in the New York City area we’d imagine you might want to get down there asap.

Diamond, who is set to play this year’s Glastonbury festival (though this has yet to be officially confirmed), recently announced a tour of the US and Canada, which will kick off on July 19 in St. Paul, MN. The jaunt includes three nights at Madison Square Garden in New York.

The tour is Diamond‘s first since 2005.

The dates are:

St. Paul, MN Xcel Energy Center (July 19)

Sioux City, IA Tyson Events Center (22)

Omaha, NB Qwest Center Omaha (24)

Chicago, IL United Center (26)

Indianapolis, IN Conseco Fieldhouse (29)

Auburn Hills, MI The Palace of Auburn Hills (31)

Cleveland, OH Quicken Loans Arena (August 3)

Washington, DC Verizon Center (5)

Hartford, CT XL Center (7)

Philadelphia, PA Wachovia Center (9)

New York, NY Madison Square Garden (12, 14, 15)

Pittsburgh, PA Mellon Arena (18)

Albany, NY Times Union Center (20)

Boston, MA Fenway Park (23)

Columbus, OH Value City Arena (25)

Green Bay, WI Resch Center (27)

St. Louis, MO Scottrade Center (29)

Winnipeg, Manitoba MTS Centre (September 14)

Edmonton, Alberta Rexall Place (16)

Calgary, Alberta Pengrowth Saddledome (18)

Vancouver, British Columbia General Motors Place (20)

Portland, OR Rose Garden (22)

Seattle, WA Key Arena (24)

Sacramento, CA Arco Arena (26)

San Jose, CA HP Pavilion (28)

Hollywood, CA Hollywood Bowl (October 1, 2)

San Diego, CA San Diego Sports Arena (7)

Glendale, AZ Arena (10)

San Antonio, TX AT&T Center (12)

Houston, TX Toyota Center (14)

Dallas, TX American Airlines Center (16)

Oklahoma City, OK Ford Center (19)

Tulsa, OK BOK Center (21)

Tampa, FL St. Pete Times Forum (24)

Ft. Lauderdale, FL BankAtlantic Center (26)

Orlando, FL Amway Arena Orlando (28)

Jacksonville, FL Veterans Memorial Arena (30)

–By our New York staff.

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