La Porte concert group hosts Neil Diamond tribute

PUBLISHED IN THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE SEPTEMBER 9, 2015

As a part of the Reciprocity Concert Series, La Porte Community Concert Association will be holding a Neil Diamond Tribute show featuring Denny Diamond and the Family Jewels. (La Porte Community Concert Association / handout)
As a part of the Reciprocity Concert Series, La Porte Community Concert Association will be holding a Neil Diamond Tribute show featuring Denny Diamond and the Family Jewels. (La Porte Community Concert Association / handout)

The LaPorte Community Concert Association will host Denny Diamond and the Family Jewels in a Neil Diamond tribute show Saturday at LaPorte High School.

Neil Diamond, has had 11 No. 1 singles, including “I’m a Believer,” “America,” “You Don’t Bring Me Flowers” and “Song Sung Blue.”

The Neil Diamond tribute show will be performed by Denny Diamond and the Family Jewels, a father-and-sons tribute band that also performs the works of Johnny Cash, Ricky Nelson and Glen Campbell.

“If you’re familiar with Neil Diamond and like his music, you’ll enjoy the show. It usually lasts an hour and a half,” said Bill Burger, co-president of the La Porte Community Concert Association.

The Reciprocity Concert Series is a showcase of nearly 20 local shows available by subscription. Shows in the Reciprocity Concert Series can be found in Munster, LaPorte, Portage and Warsaw.

“We’ve been doing this for over 80 years. It’s a long tradition,” Burger said.

Season subscription passes are $75 per adult and $15 for school-age children.

Single tickets are sold the night of the show and cost $15 for adults and $5 for school-age children.

For more information on the Reciprocity Concert Series or to buy a season ticket, call 219-362-5292.

Beth Casey is a freelance reporter.

Neil Diamond Tribute

When: 7 p.m. Saturday

Where: LaPorte High School auditorium, 602 F St., LaPorte

Information: 219-362-5292 or laporteconcerts.com/

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