The 21st annual Bridge School Benefit players have been revealed
[b]Neil Young[/b] has revealed which artists are to appear at this year’s [b]Bridge School Benefit[/b] shows near San Francisco next month.
[b]Metallica[/b], Tom Waits, [b]John Mayer[/b], Regina Spektor and Pearl Jam’s [b]Eddie Vedder[/b] are all lined-up to play the fundraising shows on October 27 and 28.
The shows, now in their 21st year, raise money to support the Bridge School – founded by Young’s wife Pegi to help children with physical and speech impediments.
Eddie Vedder, who has played at the Bridge Benefit shows eight times previously, will be playing this year alongside ex-Pearl Jam bandmate [b]Jack Irons[/b] and [b]Red Hot Chili Pepper[/b] bassist Flea.
Tom Waits, too, previously appeared at the [b]Shoreline Ampitheatre[/b] in 1999. He will be performing with the Kronos Quartet.
Last year, Young released an 80-track collection of songs recorded at shows in the past. Artists included on the iTunes downloads-only included [b]Crosby, Stills and Nash[/b], [b]Bruce Springsteen[/b] and [b]R.E.M[/b].
Tickets for this year’s events in Mountain View cost from $39.50 to $150.
To see a great archive clip of Neil Young rock out with Eddie Vedder at a previous Bridge show click here.