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With Theron's incredible resemblance to the real Neil Diamond's vocals, it's no wonder the Black Diamond Show makes headlines!        

Another Great Show in Detroit!

March 30, 2015

The Black Diamond Experience had another great performance at the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts outside Detroit, MI

Black Diamond to Play Benefit Concert in Detroit

February 2, 2015

The Black Diamond and the Black Diamond Experience will be playing a Benefit Concert for the Church of Christ Care Center on March 12, 2015 at the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts in Clinton Township, Michigan

Nashville's Neil Diamond Birthday Bash

January 27, 2015

The Black Diamond Experience headlined an evening of entertainment filled with seven Neil Diamond tribute artists from around the globe at the Nashville Neil Diamond Birthday Bash. 

The Black Diamond rings in the New Year at the Greenbrier Resort

January 5, 2015

The Black Diamond and the Black Diamond Experience performed for a sellout crowd New Year’s Eve at The Greenbrier, America's Resort.

The Black Diamond Experience to Perform in Detroit

October 30, 2014

The Black Diamond Experience will be performing at the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts in Clinton Township, Michigan on March 14, 2015!

The Black Diamond Digs in Coal Country for New Band

September 30, 2014

Theron “The Black Diamond” Denson returned to The Empty Glass September 18, 2104 for a live recording session, featuring his new Black Diamond Band.

Black Diamond & Nashville Marriott Sign Deal

August 27, 2014

Music City's Downtown Courtyard By Marriott and Theron Denson (The Black Diamond) are happy to announce that Courtyard by Marriott's downtown location will be the exclusive host for the entire Neil Diamond Fan Nashville Birthday Bash weekend's events.


August 19, 2014


Nashville to Celebrate Neil Diamond's Birthday

June 27, 2014

The Black Diamond is pleased to announce that on January 24,2015 the birthday party for the icon of icons - Neil Diamond, will be in Nashville!!! 

The Black Diamond Experience Appearing at The Blue Note

June 23, 2014

The Black Diamond, along with the Black Diamond Experience will be making their premiere appearance at the The Blue Note on Saturday, August 9, 2014.

BLACK DIAMOND: The Real Illusion now available online

June 20, 2014

You may now order your copy of the "BLACK DIAMOND: The Real Illuison" online direct from our store!

"Hot August Night" Concert & Book Signing

June 12, 2013

Come out to the "Hot August Night" BDE show in Nashville Aug. 24 for the book signing of "BLACK DIAMOND, The Real Illusion"! by the author & me, not to mention a rockin' concert!

Shout out from Louisville

February 26, 2013

 Local Louisville performer gives a shout-out to the Black Diamond during his performance.

Black Diamond Experience to Perform at the Jackalope Brewing Company

February 26, 2013

 The Black Diamond Experience will make it premiere engagement at the Jackalope Brewing Company in Nashville, TN on Saturday, April 27, 2013.

Black Diamond returning for a pair of Decatur shows

December 21, 2012

One of the most popular tribute acts to work his way through Decatur, The Black Diamond, is returning this weekend for the first time since summer 2010.

Black Diamond to Appear at Live Wire Lounge

December 17, 2012

The Black Diamond will be performing for the first time at Chicago's Live Wire Lounge on December 20, 2012.

Black Diamond Appearing at Bell's Eccentric Café

November 27, 2012

The Black Diamond, along with The Black Diamond Experience, will perform at Bell's Eccentric Cafe on February 15, 2013.


Black Diamond Featured in

November 8, 2012 featured an interview with Theron, aka The Black Diamond, in preparation for his appearance at The Snackbar in Oxford, Mississippi on November 4th at 9:30pm.

Donnie's Homespun is Proud to Present the Black Diamond

November 1, 2012

The Black Diamond will be performing at Donnie's Homespun in Decatur, IL on Friday, December, 21, 2012 at 9:30 pm.

Black Diamond to Appear at the Nancy Pedergrast Concert

October 19, 2012

The Black Diamond will be appearing at the Nancy Pedergrast Benefit Concert to be held at the Grace Point Church in Franklin, TN

Black Diamond to Appear at the Western Night Fundraising Gala

October 17, 2012

The Black Diamond will be appearing at the Western Night Fundraising Gala to be held at Paradise Ranch on May 7, 2013; so throw on your jeans and join the Paradise Ranch posse for a fun filled evening of good food and awesome entertainment.  

Black Diamond & Mercy Lounge's "Super Sexy Spooktacular”

October 10, 2012

Nashville’s Mercy Lounge is proud to present the Black Diamond Experience as part of its “Super Sexy Spooktacular” on Monday, October 29 at 8:00 PM.   NO COVER

Black Diamond to Perform in Mississippi

October 8, 2012

The Black Diamond will be performing his world famous Neil Diamond Tribute at The Snack Bar located in Oxford, Mississippi

Black Diamond to Perform in Rhode Island

October 8, 2012

The Black Diamond will be performing his world famous Neil Diamond Tribute at The Twin River Casino located in Lincoln, Rhode Island

Steve's East Nashville Presents The Black Diamond

September 25, 2012

Steve's East Nashville in Nashville, TN will feature the Black Diamond Experince for three big dates in October.

3rd & Lindsley Presents the Black Diamond Experience

September 21, 2012

The Black Diamond, Theron Denson, along with his band The Black Diamond Experience will appear for the first time at 3rd & Lindsley in Nashville, TN on Thursday, October 4th at 9:30 PM.

Black Diamond - Help The Healing

August 7, 2012

The Black Diamond will be performing a benefit for the victims, survivors, and families of those involved in the Aurora, Colorado theater shooting.

Black Diamond introduces "The Black Diamond Experience"

July 20, 2012

The Black Diamond debuted his band, The Black Diamond Experience, Thursday evening, July 19, 2012.

'Black Neil Diamond' returning for Kent show

July 20, 2012

The soft melody of "Sweet Caroline" drifts through the air and the crowd sways, clapping their hands to the rythyhm; but this is no ordinary Neil Diamond cover, it's the Black Diamond Experience.  Making his tenth appearance in Kent, following a two-year absence Denson takes the stage at the Water Street Tavern at 132 S. Water St. in Kent at 9 p.m. Saturday with no cover charge.


Black Diamond Emerges from the Rough

April 13, 2012

Peter Cooper On Music: Black Diamond emerges from the rough

Diamond In The Park

August 24, 2011

Earth's only black impersonator of heavyweight singer-songwriter Neil Diamond take Appalachian Power Park stage. 

Charleston native Theron Denson to bring his Neil Diamond tribute act to Power Park & The Empty Glass

August 23, 2011

Before Denson, the world’s only black Neil Diamond tribute act, takes his show to Nashville, he’s going to bring the Diamond to the diamond.

Black Diamond T-Shirts Ready For Ordering!

August 15, 2011

The winning Black Diamond tee design was selected and here it is!

Black Diamond Bringing show back Home

April 7, 2011

When Theron Denson was growing up in Fort Leonard Wood and Columbia, ladies at church would tell him he sounded like Neil Diamond.

"I was like 'Who's Neil Diamond?' I thought I was going to church with him for a long time," said Denson. "Aft...

Revue Magazine

December 31, 2009

While Theron Denson was signing in his West Virginia church, he was told his voice had an uncanny resemblance to Neil Diamond's. However, at the time, the future Black Diamond thought the "Sweet Caroline" singer was a member of his church.

It ...

Singer a dead ringer for Diamond

April 8, 2009

At first, he thought Neil Diamond was just some dude from his church. This was long before he went bowling with Jimmy Kimmel, before "The Jewish Elvis" helped spare him from homelessness once.

Back when he was a kid, singing with the congreg...

Close your eyes, and he's Neil

February 7, 2005

He could have lived Forever in Blue Jeans instead of sparkly shirts.

But the destiny of this African-American Neil Diamond impersonator couldn't be denied.

As the only black kid in an all-white church, ...

Now He's a Believer

June 18, 2003

Neil Diamond's voice delivered a homeless man from the streets of Washington, D.C.

Lacking a job and a place to live, the only thing Theron Denson had going for him was his uncanny vocal resemblance to a sequined icon....

Niche: A weekly peek at an emerging artist

May 26, 2001

Some people point to the platypus as proof that God has a sense of humor. Theron Denson points to himself.

Not that he’s ungrateful for his gift. It’s just that it’s so - unusual.

"You don’t have to t...

Charleston Gazette - December 12, 1998

August 15, 1998

Diamond in the Rough, Is it real or is it Neil Diamond Impersonator Theron Denson?