Neil Diamond coming to Tampa for 50 year anniversary world tour next year

Good times never seemed so good
Posted at 10:20 AM, Nov 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-30 10:34:44-05

Where it began, we can't begin to know it.  Well actually we can.  Neil Diamond's storied career began 50 years ago, and the music icon has announced a world tour to celebrate.

He is...he said, the Grammy Award winner will stop by Tampa's Amalie Arena on April 23, 2017 as part of the tour.

American Express Card Members can purchase tickets in advance from Monday, Dec. 5 at 10:00 a.m. through Thursday, Dec. 8 at 10:00 p.m. Tickets for the general public go on sale Dec. 9 at 10:00 a.m.

"Neil Diamond is more than just a music icon. 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," President and CEO of Live Nation Entertainment said.

Diamond has sold over 125 million albums worldwide and charted 37 Top 40 singles, in addition to being a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Neil Diamond in Tampa? Good times never seemed so good.