Ticket giveaway for Diamond show

The Gazette has two pairs of tickets to give away for the upcoming Neil Diamond tribute concert, courtesy of the Port Hardy Lions Club.

The Port Hardy Lions Club will host a Neil Diamond tribute concert on August 29, featuring the stylings of impressionist Joey Purpura — and the Gazette has two pairs of tickets to give away for the show courtesy of the Port Hardy Lions Club.

Purpura, who since 2004 has toured across Canada and the Caribbean with his tribute act, will play the Civic Centre, with a portion of the proceeds from the evening benefitting the local Lions Club.

The show kicks off at 7:30 p.m., and tickets are available in advance from  the Hobby Nook and Vaso’s Flooring for $25.

But you could get yours for free by answering the trivia questions  below:

 

 

 

1. Neil Diamond is from the New York City area. Which borough did he grow up in?

a. Manhattan

b. Queens

c. Brooklyn

d. Bronx

 

2. Elvis Presley incorporated a live version of which of these Neil Diamond songs into his Las Vegas show?

a. Kentucky Woman

b. Cracklin’ Rosie

c. Sweet Caroline

d. Play Me

 

3. Which song describes an imaginary childhood friend?

a. Hey Louis

b. Shilo

c. Mr. Bojangles

d. Juliette

Just send your answers, along with your name and contact information to reporter@northislandgazette.com and a winner will be chosen from the correct answers received by noon, Monday, August 25.

Winners will be contacted by phone and the results will be announced in next week’s paper.