If you love music and you’re also looking for a nearby summer getaway, why not plan an excursion to nearby London, Ontario, in June, where you can catch two big musical acts on stage at the John Labatt Centre with a five-day period! Yanni kicks things off with a show at 8 p.m. June 23, while Neil Diamond is set to perform at 8 p.m. June 28.
Yanni’s contemporary symphonic music has inspired millions of fans around the world. In concert, his passionate, soaring melodies and lush orchestration create a spirited and uplifting musical experience like no other. While on tour, Yanni and his orchestra will play favorites from throughout his career, as well as selections from his latest album, “Truth of Touch” (2011).
Rock and pop icon Neil Diamond, a 2011 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and 2011 Kennedy Center honoree, will take his greatest hits on the road on a much-anticipated North American tour kicking off in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on June 1 and closing in Las Vegas on Sept. 1. The 2012 tour will feature all of Diamond’s classic favorites!
For more information on these concerts, please visit www.johnlabattcentre.com. The JLC is located at 99 Dundas St. in beautiful downtown London. And, for helpful information on planning a quick getaway to London, please visit www.londontourism.ca.