Neil Diamond forced to cancels shows

Voice problems mean rescheduling of two gigs

Neil Diamond has been forced to cancel two shows on his North American tour after coming down with a bout of laryngitis.

The singer who is on the road promoting his ‘Home After Dark’ album, postponed his shows in Green Bay, WI (August 27) and St. Louis, MO (29) after difficulties singing during recent performances, according to Live Daily.

Diamond released ‘Home After Dark’ in May, which was produced by Rick Rubin, and the album was his first-ever Number One on the Billboard chart.

Diamond was due to take a break from the run, with the tour to resume in mid-September. It now starts up again on September 10.

The tour now looks like this:

St. Louis, MO Scotttrade Center (September 10)

Green Bay, WI Resch Center (12)

Winnipeg, MB MTS Centre (14)

Edmonton, Alberta Rexall Place (16)

Calgary, AB Pengrowth Saddledome (18)

Vancouver, British Columbia General Motors Place (20)

Portland, OR Rose Garden Arena (22)

Seattle, WA Key Arena at Seattle Center (24)

Sacramento, CA ARCO Arena (26)

San Jose, CA HP Pavilion at San Jose (28)

Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl (October 1, 2)

Los Angeles, CA Staples Center (4)

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)

Sunrise, FL BankAtlantic Center (26)

Orlando, FL Amway Arena (28)

Jacksonville, FL Veterans Memorial Coliseum (30)

–By our New York staff.

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