American singer-songwriter, musician and actor, Neil Diamond is one of the most enduring and successful recording and performing artists of all time, having sold more than 100 million records worldwide. He is also the third most successful adult contemporary artist on the Billboard charts and was inducted into the Songwriters’ & Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He received that Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2018.
Namibian-born, world-class, consummate performer, Johan Liebenberg, has appeared as vocalist and guitarist in myriads of Barnyard productions, such as “Diamonds & Pearls”, “Rough Diamonds & Divas”, “Neil Diamond & Friends” and “King of Diamonds” , to mention but a few. He swiftly built a reputation for sounding like the “Sweet Caroline” maestro, after realizing that singing Neil Diamond’s hits is his forte. He received great acclaim for the highly successful Barnyard show, “Diamonds & Pearls” in 2009 and went on to produce and direct his own sell-out show, “Neil Diamond & Friends” in 2013 and has not looked back since.
Johan’s popular “Tribute to Neil Diamond” features the icon’s evergreen hits like “Sweet Caroline”, Beautiful Noise”, “America”, “I Am I Said”, “Forever in Blue Jeans”, “Song Sung Blue”, “Desiree”, “I’m A Believer”, “Longfellow Serenade”, “Cracklin’ Rosie”, and many more, uncannily brought to life by Johan Liebenberg. He truly does justice to the timeless music of one of America’s greatest entertainment giants! Not only has Johan enjoyed sold-out performances of his “Tribute to Neil Diamond” across the length and breadth of South Africa and Namibia, but he has also received rave reviews and standing ovations for his show and will be celebrating the music of his idol, Neil Diamond, with a stellar cast at the Attebury Theatre on 27 February.
Be captivated by Johan’s acoustic medley of “Play Me”, Canta Libre” and “The Grass Won’t Pay No Mind”, to mention but a few, and be transported back in time to that Hot August Night that has endeared Neil Diamond and his “Beautiful Noise” to all of us. A show not to be missed!
***please note: dinner from 7pm. show at 8.30pm