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FOND 2014-15 photo & calendar

Posted by Pat Lawrence on September 26, 2014 at 6:52pm

Announcement coming July 01/ 2014

Posted by bruce terry on June 28, 2014 at 7:12pm — 22 Comments

Summer Solstic

Posted by Māra Nikitina on June 20, 2014 at 4:10am — 1 Comment

Reply from Fond

Posted by Cherry M on June 16, 2014 at 2:50pm — 7 Comments

HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY

Posted by Lynn Foy on May 25, 2014 at 8:34am — 2 Comments

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Erasmus Concert Billboard review 4 Replies

Started by Shilo in Neil Related topics. Last reply by Mags 1 hour ago.

Neil Diamond Tour Dates 13 Replies

Started by Melissa B in Neil Related topics. Last reply by Linda L. Schmidt 1 hour ago.

2015 Neil Diamond Tour Dates Announced Sept. 29, per Amazon 45 Replies

Started by Ginny G. in Neil Related topics. Last reply by Donald Damm 15 hours ago.

 

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Being at a Neil Diamond Concert

Being at a Neil Diamond concert is an experience any fan won’t easily forget. From the moment you enter the arena with the excitement building to the moment the band takes the stage you can feel the electricity in the air. When Neil sings the first note, the entire arena erupts like a volcano that has been building and waiting for a release for years. As the consummate performer, Neil Diamond plays his audience like an instrument that has been finely tuned and made just for him. He creates the perfect atmosphere of a romantic night with a new lover playing his audience gently, sweetly, and moving slowly. Then, at just the right time he takes us to a climax bringing us with him on each beat of his music and dance that was meant for only this night.

A Quote from Neil Diamond about the concert experience

"The concert experience is also very much like making love. There's that interplay which requires an openness to begin with, there's the interplay during the actual act of lovemaking, there's built-in excitement and intensity which only increases, the feeling of love and warmth and excitement.

"The concert performance does reach a climax at some point, so I think the act of love is a good comparison."

Sun Telegraph - March 1977

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The human voice is the most important instrument at our disposal, yet it is one of the most difficult to understand or define.

You either hear it, or you don't. It either moves you, or it leaves you cold...it is more than just a sound...it is the soul itself.

Neil Diamond, 1974.

"I guess I've always a been a kind of a ham and and a little bit of an exhibitionist."

From an interview here.

When Neil Diamond takes the stage, he owns it...

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