It was announced last week that Neil Diamond will go on tour this spring and summer.  Diamond’s "50 Year Anniversary World Tour" will kick off in Fresno, California on April 7 with the first of 39 shows on the tour.  The North American tour dates include stops at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on April 12, the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines on May 21, the Banker’s Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on May 26 and the United Center in Chicago on May 28.

The 75 year old Diamond, whose first hit was Solitary Man in 1966, will also perform in Europe during the tour.  Tickets will go on sale for the "50 Year Anniversary World Tour" via Live Nation beginning tomorrow.