Forever Diamond

Forever Diamond is a 40 year tribute to the music of Neil Diamond covering albums from Hot August Night, Love at The Greek, Beautiful Noise and the Jazz Singer. With hits including “Cracklin Rosie” Solitary Man” “Sweet Caroline” “Song sun blue”plus Grammy Award winning duet “You don’t bring me Flowers”. This award winning show will have you tapping your feet and singing along and with Peter’s Irish charm having a bit of a laugh as well. An ideal show for any club function or corporate event. Peter’s Heartlight band are multi talented singers and musicians and can also cover dinner music and dance sets to suit any event. Peter is also repritable compere and can MC your function for you if you require.

This is your opportunity to experience that same spontaneous display of energy and sensuality with the superb talents of Peter Byrne and Forever Diamond, a show performing Diamonds greatest hits spanning over three decades, in an uncanny portrayal that has to be seen to be believed.

Peter Byrne’s capacity to recreate Neil Diamond to a standard which impressed Diamond’s pianist on his last Australian tour says it all. Tom Hensley gave Peter a resounding nod of approval after seeing his Dia-mond tribute.

The day you see a better Diamond on stage will be the day the man himself appears…

Neil Diamond – Hot August Night

A RECREATION OF ONE OF THE GREATEST LIVE ALBUMS OF ALL TIME.

Celebrating the Anniversary of the legendary recording “Hot August Night”, PETER BYRNE brings Neil Diamond to you together with a 30 piece symphony Orchestra.

It’s almost 40 years since Neil Diamond stepped on stage at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles with a symphony orchestra and recorded what is still known today as one of the greatest epic live albums of all time. Now that album will be recreated in its original format and note for note by Peter Byrne and the Sydney International Orchestra. Featuring classic songs Crunchy Granola Suite, Cherry Cherry, Sweet Caroline and I am I said.

See the same spontaneous display of energy and sensuality of Neil diamond with the superb talents of Peter Byrne . Peter’s capacity to recreate Neil Diamond to a standard that Neil himself has endorsed on many occasions hearing Peter’s tribute.

Each year Peter has thrilled audiences around Australia playing tributes to Hot August Night at Sydney’s State Theatre, Darling Harbour Convention Centre, Burswood Casino, Adelaide Festival Theatre and this year to 4500 people at the Twilight at Taronga series with electrifying performances. With a 30 piece symphony orchestra Peter reenacts every song from the albums as Diamond recorded it. This concert is ideal for the corporate event that wants the wow factor.

“.the day I see a better Diamond will be the day the man himself appears on stage.” Adrian RevereThe Mercury

CELTIC BEAT LEGENDS OF IRELAND

Experience an inspirational journey covering the last 60 years of Irish music and humour with the award winning captivating artistry of Multi talented performers Peter Byrne, Paul Martell, Eileen McCann and Pat McKernan.

 

Together these Irish born multi talented performers will feature the music of The Corr’s, Foster &Allen, U2, Ronan Keating ,Van Morrison, Clancy Brothers, Thin Lizzy the Furey’s plus many more.

 

CELTIC BEAT Legends of Ireland is unlike any other Irish show you have ever seen. Song and laughter for all the family.

 

Paul Martell  (Belfast )

Paul Martell came to Australia in the late seventies and took the Sydney comedy scene by storm eventually winning 14 Mo Awards and 9 ACE Awards for Comedian of the Year. The most recent being March 2014. Paul has toured with Andy Williams, Shirley Bassey, Wayne Newton, Englebert, Shirley MacLaine and Julio Iglesias. Martell is very excited to be the Narrator of Celtic Beat working with best friend and partner Peter Byrne.

 

Peter Byrne  ( Dublin )

Peter has received seven ACE Awards and Nine Australian Entertainment ‘MO Awards’ for his multi talent as a vocal instrumentalist in his various production shows. Having toured over the years with his best friends The Furey’s, Peter’s ability to put the right  voice to every Irish song he sings will leave you wanting more along with his beautiful guitar and bodhrain playing. Peter is the co creator and producer of Celtic Beat

 

Eileen McCann  ( Co.Laois )

Eileen McCann is the epitome of a real ‘Irish Colleen’ in looks and personality, with a lifetime history of entertainment. Her career has seen her working extensively in Ireland and Australia, with the cream of Irish performers. Her strong vocal abilities and fiddle playing were captured when ‘Claddagh’ recorded the CD ‘Celtic Reflections’ and the group went on to tour in the show ‘Gael Force Dance’.

 

Cameron Mather

Cameron Mather is an exciting, dynamic and innovative performer of Irish music. His career has seen him support many high profile Irish acts such as , Damien Dempsey and Finbar Furey at a number of major venues around Sydney. He has also played at a range of music festivals, notably Canberra’s National Folk Festival where, in

His Life, His Music

Neil Diamond HIS MUSIC HIS LIFE is a brain of child of Peter’s.

An extension of Hot August Night, His Music His Life covers a 40 tribute to an amazing singer songwriter in Neil Diamond once again using a 30 piece symphony orchestra.

Paying tribute to epic albums like Hot August Night, Grammy award winning album Jonathan Livingston Seagull, and the amazing movie The Jazz Singer.

Using a 40 foot rear projection screen Peter tells Neil Diamonds story as it was from the beginning, showing images of Neil from 1966 to date and recreating the sound with the Sydney International Orchestra.

Other amazing moments include an unforgettable tribute to the Grammy award winning duet with Barbara Streisand and the song “You don’t bring me flowers” and the number selling hit of 1968 “Im a beliver” Neil wrote for the monkeys.

This show is truly an inspiration, funny, catchy and most of all takes you on a nostalgic musical journey through the amazing career of the greatest singer songwriter of the 70’s. Four sell-out shows at Sydney’s Star City Casino launched this epic show and it has continued to shine over the last decade.

Once again an ideal show for the corporate event that wants the wow Factor.