Ty Penshorn’s Diamond Tribute Show is an experience that is visually stunning and musically superb. Penshorn has had a fascination with the great Neil Diamond ever since he discovered their voices had such uncanny similarity. Ty not only emulates the distinct voice of Neil Diamond, he puts on a performance that is second to none.
Ty Penshorn is a local Novocastrian musician who is a high energy, guitar driven artist, laying down the sounds of retro rock with a modern twist. You’ll see Ty around the place performing by himself, as a duo in The Rattle or in his band Hornet. Ty has an extensive career in the industry both on a national and international scale. He has released 7 albums, had 3 Top 10 Singles in the Australian Charts and has sold in excess of 10,000 albums across Australia.
Ty has toured with the likes of Midnight Oil, The Divinyls, Hoodoo Gurus, INXS, Simple Minds and Rod Stewart. He has also featured on various TV shows including Rage, Video Hits, MTV, Channel V and Maynard J Crabbs on Foxtel. Ty has assisted David Hasselhoff in his band for a charity event, headlined The Real Estate Foundation Ball in Vancouver Canada and rocked the red carpet event Grand Opening of Hard Rock Café in Egypt.
Backed by his 8-piece band with a dynamic brass section and female backing vocals, the Diamond show captures all the hits that made Neil Diamond so famous. Audiences will be treated to an incredible, memorable night of music as Ty and his band celebrate the 46th Anniversary of the recording of ‘Hot August Night’ – 24th August, 1972 – to the day!