Hot August Night: A Tribute to Neil Diamond in Poway
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Singer-songwriter Lionel Richie got his start in Motown as part of the Commodores, but it's as a solo artist that he really shines. He became one of the most successful male solo artists of the 1980s, earning No. 1 hits starting with his debut in 1982 with "Truly." His other hits include the Caribbean-flavored "All Night Long," "Endless Love" with Diana Ross, "Hello" and "Say You, Say Me," which also won an Academy Award and a Golden Globe. Now the five-time Grammy winner is following up a sold-out European run with a North American tour, including a stop at Sleep Train Amphitheatre. He'll perform hits from his 30-year discography, beginning with his eponymous 1982 debut and extending through last year's Tuskegee, a platinum-selling collection that features duets of his hits with a variety of artists. Word on the street is that these concerts tend to become a giant sing-along, so brush up on your lyrics and get ready for some of the greatest ballads the '80s had to offer and much more. Sharing the stage with the five-time Grammy winner will be CeeLo Green. Known for his solo career as well as being a part of the soul duo Gnarls Barkley, Green has recorded numerous hits and is most widely recognized for the chart-topping single "Crazy" and his time as a judge on The Voice. Learn More
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“Dean Colley is the best Neil Diamond impersonator in the world.” —_Las Vegas Sun Review _
Sequined shirts, and a Las Vegas style band dazzle you with sights and sounds of an actual Neil Diamond concert.
Dean was born and raised in the Los Angeles area of Southern California; he attended the University of Southern California as a pre-med student in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s, while working as an Emergency Room Technician. However, Dean’s true passion was writing, singing and performing. And so the story goes.
Dean Colley sang and played guitar in a variety of rock & roll bands for 20+ years. The “Hot August Night!” concept, and the incentive to move in a new direction, were the product of two catalysts: First, a litany of comments on Dean’s resemblance to Neil Diamond, including a strong baritone like Diamond: Secondly, a piece of advice from a concert promoter who had watched Dean develop as an artist for several years. “You should do a Neil Diamond tribute!”
Dean assembled an initial 30 plus song set of Diamond classics, auditioned band members, and then plunged headfirst into rehearsals. Hot August Night! Introduced itself to the general public in 1998, during a self-produced concert at the Ontario Convention Center, Ontario California. 500 people witnessed the first 2 hour show Dean ever performed, which was recorded, mixed, and used as a promotional CD.
Hot August Night! A Tribute to Neil Diamond starring Dean Colley has since performed in Las Vegas, Reno, and Laughlin Nevada, Oregon, and through out Southern California at local fairs, clubs, casinos, concerts in the park, and fundraisers.