Neil Diamond announces North American tour

Trek will promote his second record with Rick Rubin

Neil Diamond has announced a 37-date tour of the US and Canada which will kick off July 19 in St. Paul, MN.

The singer is gearing up for the release of his second Rick Rubin-produced album ‘Home Before Dark’ which will come out May 6 via Columbia. The record is the follow-up up to 2005’s ’12 Songs’.

The outing will be Diamond’s first in the US 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 (3)

Washington, DC Verizon Center (5)

Hartford, CT XL Center (7)

Philadelphia, PA Wachovia Center (9)

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

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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