The songs

that are born in my soul!

Welcome to Wayne Denton's - A Celebration of Neil Diamond. Wayne Denton performs as the much-loved Neil Diamond, together with live musicians and AV footage throughout the show Wayne helps you re-live a concert by the great man himself!

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  • About

    ‘A Celebration Of Neil Diamond' is a highly acclaimed tribute to beloved Music legend, Neil Diamond, performed by Wayne Denton and his exceptionally talented musicians.

    Featuring over two hours of non-stop hits brought to life LIVE in front of you. With spectacular production, a world class powerhouse of a live band, awesome sound and featuring the latest in live video screen technology. A Celebration of Neil Diamond promises an unforgettable night out for everyone.

    The legacy of hits such as SWEET CAROLINE, LOVE ON THE ROCKS, and FOREVER IN BLUE JEANS evoke memories in all of us, back to a time when the singer songwriter regularly ruled the UK and US charts.

    WAYNE DENTON, fronts this live concert. Faithfully recreating the songs, atmosphere and evoking memories of the era in his own inimitable style. Interspersed with humour and audience participation, faithfully recreating and delivering ALL the hits of Neil Diamond.

    How can songs such as KENTUCKY WOMAN, IM A BELIEVER,CRACKLIN ROSIE,I AM I SAID, fail to get you in the aisles, While RED RED WINE,HOLLY HOLY,SONG SUNG BLUE, SWEET CAROLINE & BEAUTIFUL NOISE will have everyone singing along.

    Truly a feel good show, packed with hits, delivered by WAYNE DENTON and the Beautiful Noise Band.

    What the audience says..
  • Gallery

    Pictures and Videos From The Shows

  • Sample Tracks

    Here are a sample of some of Wayne's favourite Neil Diamond tracks for you to enjoy. Just click to play.

      • Forever in Blue Jeans
      • I am I said (Chorus)
      • I'm A Believer
      • Love On Rocks (Chorus)
      • Cracklin Rosie
      • Jazz Singer Medley


Wayne's CD Albums

Wayne's Celebration
of John Denver Country Roads

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Wayne Denton's Yellowstone
A Selection of John Denver

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Wayne Denton sings
Neil Diamond

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Wayne Denton
More Beautiful

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Next Theatre Dates


Watch a video of Wayne and the band recorded at a recent show.

Venue and Audience Comments

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"We booked Wayne and his tribute to Neil Diamond for our annual company dinner and we most certainly weren’t disappointed. He did all the favourites and had everyone singing along to their hearts content. Hit after Hit after Hit after Hit. Wayne’s voice resembled so much to that of the real Neil Diamond it was uncanny!" - SANDWELL ACCOUNTANCY

"You will not find a better tribute than that of Wayne Denton as Neil Diamond a truly superb nights entertainment." - MIKE RAYMOND – BLACKFRIARS THEATRE, BOSTON

"Our audiences are used to tributes and were thrilled of the similarity Wayne Denton has to Neil Diamond, what a voice this man has to come back again soon. " - TOM STEVENS – PRINCE OF WALES, BIRMINGHAM

"We came to see you for the first time at the Wyvern theatre and had a wonderful evening your performance was outstanding and you brought the music to life and allowed us so many happy memories of these songs long may you continue to bring such happiness to people by presenting your great show". - Alan & Beryl Doman

"Saw you at the Howden Park Centre on the 1st May. Fantastic show you should be very proud of yourself your voice is amazing. Hope you have many more years and will come see you again next time you are in the area". - Andrew & Jeannie Hannah

"My husband & I have seen your tribute on two occasions at The Grove Theatre Dunstable. I think the last time was either 2 or 3 years ago. I regularly check their events section on their website. Please come back to entertain us again soon. I truly hope this will be possible for you as we would really love to see and hear you again. We have told so many people about your show, how much we enjoyed it and how they should go see it and they will not be disappointed!" - Eunice Morris


Behind the scenes

Wayne Denton

Wayne Denton has been an influencing part of the entertainment industry for 25 years, both as performer and a consultant. During this time, Wayne has developed a versatile and uncompromising insight into the buisness, ensuring an unparralleled level of personal service with both clients and artistes alike. His repuation has been well earned. Testimony to this is the fact that as well as developing a succesful agency, Wayne is still very much sought after as a performer and continues to delight audiences with his unique, touching tribute to one of his main musical influences, John Denver. If you think you recognise the face you were probably one of the many who witnessed Wayne in the Grand Final of ITV's 'New Faces' in 1986! As well as touring as himself Wayne also tours in his other tribute show 'A Celebration of John Denver'. : Visit the web site -

Phil Walker

Phil began playing guitar at the age of six. Self- taught, he began to copy the styles of his idols Albert Lee, Hank Marvin and Brian Setzer. Turning professional as soon as he left school, Phil soon got a reputation as being one of the most versatile guitarists in the country. Throughout his professional career he has earned a wealth of experience in Stage Performance, Direction and Public Address (Sound Equipment) of which on a number of occasions has been appointed Musical Director and Sound Engineer. He also feels just as home sat behind a drum kit as he does playing guitar!!! Phil can also been seen touring his own show - The Story Of Guitar Heroes.

Ian Kimber

Ian began playing piano at the age of 5, and at age 10 won a scholarship to the prestigious Chetham’s School Of Music whaere he spent the next 7 years studying classical piano and orchestral percussion. After continuing his studies for a further 3 years at the Guildhall School Of Music & Drama, he then returned home to the South Wales valleys where he became a professional keyboard player aged 23 with his first function band playing many summer seasons, various corporate events up and down the length and breadth of the U.K and several cruises for the next 7 years. Ian was then offered the position of keyboard player and musical director at one of Warners top hotels in Hereford where he spent the next 10 years. In 2007 Ian left Warners to become a freelance session keyboard player. He now enjoys the diversity of playing for various theatre shows, tours, pantomimes, hotel cocktail piano concerts, choirs and operatic societies, as well as being creative consultant and music producer at Junction 48 Recording Studios based in the heart of South Wales.