Neil Young and the Crazy Horse line-up of Frank ‘Poncho’ Sampedro, Billy Talbot and Ralph Molina will play their first UK dates since 2001 when they tour a handful of arenas next year. The gigs are also Young’s first visit to British shores since his acclaimed festival appearances of 2009, which included a mesmeric performance at Glastonbury that spring.
Jack White and The Flaming Lips were among the performers at the 26th annual Bridge School Benefit in California over the weekend, while Eddie Vedder made a short, impromptu appearance after yet another late show from Guns N Roses.
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Members of the Foo Fighters and The Black Keys were the special guests of Neil Young at the free Global Citizen Festival in New York over the past weekend. The extended jam can be viewed via YouTube below.
Neil Young has admitted having his lyrics quoted by Kurt Cobain in the Nirvana frontman’s suicide note had a profound effect on him.
Neil Young & Crazy Horse will release their first album of entirely new material since 2003 next month, the band have confirmed.
American heavyweights Neil Young, the Foo Fighters and The Black Keys will headline a concert in New York’s Central Park next month as part of the Global Festival, which aims to raise both money and awareness for initiatives that work towards ending poverty around the world.
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