Neil Diamond shines at Rogers Arena concert

Yesterday, Neil was Neil — a diamond. He was a timeless musical legend, delivering hit after hit.

Diamond was backed that night by a 13-piece band – complete with two percussionists, two guitarists, a bassist, an accordion player, two back-up singers, a four-part brass section, and keyboard player. But the only one who mattered was Neil himself.

Neil Diamond's stage setup minutes before his set at Rogers Arena

 

The man, the musical legend, Neil Diamond. 

 

Neil Diamond stage centre, lyrically backed up by the famous Water Sisters.

 

Neil singing to his fans. Eight of members of his 13-piece band shown (Four-member horn section, bassist, pianist, keyboardist and drummer)

 Photos by Craig Fleisch
Written by Greg Kieltyka

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