Bob Drury’s Neil Diamond Tribute Shows 2020
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Neil Diamond Tribute Shows
“One of the world’s finest vocal tributes to Neil Diamond” Diamondfest 2016 Las Vegas, Nevada
Viva Neil Diamond
Whilst performing in Las Vegas at the international ‘Diamondfest’ festival in 2016 Bob Drury was described as “one of the world’s finest vocal tributes to Neil Diamond”. He’s now back touring the UK with his one-man show ‘Viva Neil Diamond’ which celebrates the life and music of this astonishing icon. Bob Drury’s award winning solo show is an absolute ‘must see’ for any Diamond fans. Prepare to be blown away by Bob’s vocal likeness to the man himself which has been delighting audiences around the world for the past 12 years. This year’s show includes all the favourites such as Cracklin’ Rosie, America, Love On The Rocks, Hello Again, Forever In Blue Jeans, Sweet Caroline, Beautiful Noise and, of course, the guaranteed show-stopper Sweet Caroline. Add to these blockbuster tunes a few well chosen and ever popular album tracks plus a few surprises from Neil Diamond’s phenomenal back-catalogue of songs and a fantastic evening is assured. Bob’s show, which includes snippets of background to the creation of the songs, was once described by a life long Neil Diamond fan as “total immersion, glorious!” - Praise indeed!
“An uncanny resemblance to Neil Diamond’s voice. That sent tingles down my spine” Debbie McGee, BBC Radio Berkshire
“Bob, It was great hearing you last night [Diamondfest, Las Vegas] and I was totally blown away by your level of musicianship on guitar” Mark LeVang, keyboard player with Neil Diamond’s band.
“Bob is well established as one of the world’s finest vocal tributes to Neil Diamond” Diamondfest press release 2016
“If I didn’t know better I’d have said that was Neil Diamond singing” Pat Marsh, DJ BBC Radio Kent
“Without doubt the best Neil Diamond tribute in the UK. The vocal accuracy is astonishing!” Chris Neilson, Artistic Director First & Foremost Entertainment Ltd.
“...oozing class” Nolan Dean, Cruise Director, M/V Island Star (Island Cruises, Mediterranean Sea)
“Neil Diamond fans will be delighted with the sound-alike quality and the nifty guitar work” UK Cabaret Magazine
“Superb professional artist. You close your eyes and it could be the man himself” James Tillet, Artistic Director, Astor Theatre Deal
The Neil Diamond Story
Described in Las Vegas as “one of the world’s finest vocal tributes to Neil Diamond”, Bob Drury has been astounding audiences with his vocal likeness to the man himself for more than a decade. Bob has performed throughout the UK and in Ireland, France, Austria, and various other European destinations including including cruise ships in the Mediterranean. In 2015 Bob performed in Nashville Tennessee for the America Neil Diamond fan club and the following year was invited to Las Vegas as the only Brit/European to sing at ‘Diamondfest 2016’ a four day celebration of Neil Diamond’s music where he performed on-stage alongside a number of Neil Diamond’s long time band members!
For the show ‘The Neil Diamond Story’ Bob is joined on stage by his own amazing band as they track Neil’s journey from unknown and struggling New York ‘Tin Pan Alley’ songwriter to international recording and performing mega-star. The show is packed with music and features every stage of Neil Diamond’s staggering career which has spanned more than five decades.