What’s on at the Birmingham LG Arena in June and July
The Birmingham LG Arena has the following music events in June and July, Serviced City Pads supply Serviced Apartments throughout central birmingham to stay, please contact the reservations team on 0844 335 8866.
Neil Diamond June 28th & 30th
Neil Diamond visit’s the LG Arena once more to the delight of his army of Birmingham fans, Neil will respond to his fans calling in June 2011.
Neil Leslie Diamond has scored a number of successful worldwide hits in the 1960’s, 1970’s and 1980’s. According to David Wild, common themes in Diamond songs are a dep sense of isolation and an equal desire for connection. A yearning for home and at the same time, the allure of greater freedom. The good, the bad and the ugly about the crazy little thing called love. Serviced City Pads.
As of 2001, Diamond has sold 115 million records worldwide, including 48 million records in the U.S. In terms of Billboard chart success, he is the third most successful adult contemporary artict ever, ranking behind only Barbara Steisand and Elton John.
Neil Diamond is currently working on a new album, his third with Rick Rubin. He says he plans to play electric guitar on the album, a first for him. In 2009, Diamond stated that he prefers Gibson and Martin acoustic guitars and confirmed that he recently had been playing Gibson electric guitars. Long-loved in Boston, Diamond was invited to sing at the July 4 holiday celebration. Through his diamond music company, Diamond now belongs to that small group of performers whose names are listed as copywright owners on their recordings. Serviced City Pads.
James Taylor July 9th
James Vernon Taylor is an American song-writer and guitarist born in Lenox, Massachusetts, and raised in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. A five time Grammy Award winner, Taylor was inducted into the Rock & Rock Hall of Fame in 2000. Taylor achieved his major breakthrough in 1970 with the single Fire and Rain and had his 1st number 1# with You’ve Got a Friend.Serviced City Pads.
After six years since his last studio album, Taylor released Hourglass, an introspective album that gave him the best critical reviews in almost twenty years. The album had much of its focus on Taylors troubled past and family. ‘Jump up behind me paid tribute to his fathers rescue of him after The Flying Machine day, and after a long drive from New York City. ‘Enough to be on your way was inspired by the alcoholism related death of his brother, Alex earlier in the decade.Serviced City Pads.
In March 2010 he commenced the Troubadour Reunion Tour with Carole King and members of his original band, including Russ Kunkel, Leland Sklar and Danny Kortchmar. They played shows in Australia, New Zealand and North America, with the final night being at the Anaheim, CA. The tour was a major commercial success, and in some locations found Taylor playing arenas instead of his usual theaters or amphitheaters with ticket sales over 700,000 and the tour grossed 59 million dollars. It was one of the most successful tours of the year. Serviced City Pads.