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Bobby Bruce on Stage Las Vegas, NV
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"Here is a star, a true showman"

Australian Stage Online

Bobby Bruce as Nearly Neil

Bobby Bruce's tribute celebrates the vibrant and exciting times of Neil Diamond’s early days. Focusing on Diamond's rise to fame from the mid sixties to his historic 1980 Jazz Singer album; Bobby evokes the excitement of a living legend in his heyday.  For two decades, Bobby’s genuine respect for the music and heartfelt connection with the audience; coupled with his engaging stage presence and stunning vocal delivery have kept him in a league of his own.

Bobby Bruce as Nearly Neil Diamond

"Neil Diamond in his best years.  Maybe even better."

Tubantia, the Netherlands


"Bobby Bruce not only mimics the great Neil Diamond to a tee but also implants some of his own pizzazz and style, a combination so clever and disarming that it brought the house down."

Adelaide Advertiser, Australia

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Nearly Neil and the Solitary Band

Nearly Neil - Solo Show

Classically Diamond - Piano & Strings

Bobby Bruce as Nearly Neil with Showgirls

"Once in a lifetime there is one act that stands out from the rest."

Auckland Weekend Sun, New Zealand


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Client Endorsements

" Bobby Bruce stands out as one of the best choices we ever made. To date, he has our award for most repeat visits for major concerts, as we were simply responding to the demand from the public for his return.

It isn't just the professionalism and energy that Bobby Bruce and his band bring to every performance - it's their organisation that makes booking them an absolute pleasure"

MTM Ltd. Cayman Islands, Ent for: Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman, Marriott, Westin, Celebrations Ltd. 

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Bobby Bruce as Nearly Neil

Headlining International Tours

Australia 2008. 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014 (x2), 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2023

New Zealand 2003

50 Shows across USA

2009, 2010


the Netherlands & Belgium

2011, 2012, 2013, 2022


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Touring & Booking Info

Nearly Neil and the Solitary Band are a six piece all live band.  The show is scalable from solo to twenty pieces. available for bespoke single engagements to national tours.

Click to link to Rider Page to view Travel, Hospitality, Technical and Backline Requirements.

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