Neil Young plays “Hippie Dream” for the first time in 18 years

He played the song at Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln, Nebraska

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Neil Young played “Hippie Dream” for the first time in 18 years during this show at Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln, Nebraska.

The show took place on July 11, 2015 during Young’s Rebel Content tour with Promise Of The Real.

“Hippie Dream” appeared on Young’s 1986 album, Landing On Water. Young last played it on August 24, 1997 at the Coral Sky Amphitheatre, West Palm Beach, Florida.


During his 29 song set, Young also played “Bad Fog Of Loneliness” for the first time since 2008, “Words” and “Out On The Weekend” for the first time since 2009.

Young has also dusted down a number of other deep cuts on this current tour. On the opening night on July 5, 2015 at Marcus Amphitheatre, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, he played “Don’t Be Denied” for the first time in 12 years, Greendale’s “Double E” for the first time in 10 years and performed Ragged Glory track, “White Line”, live for only the sixth time.

There are 8 dates remaining on the Rebel Content tour, which breaks at Wayhome Festival, Oro-Medonte, Ontario, Canada on July 24, before Young and Promise Of The Real reconvene for Farm Aid on September 19 and two shows at the Bridge School Benefit (October 24, 25).


Neil Young and Promise Of The Real’s set list for Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln, Nebraska, July 11, 2015:

After The Gold Rush
Heart Of Gold
Long May You Run
Old Man
Mother Earth
Hold Back The Tears
Out On The Weekend
Unknown Legend
Peace Of Mind
From Hank To Hendrix
Field Of Opportunity
Wolf Moon
Harvest Moon
Flying On The Ground Is Wrong
Bad Fog Of Loneliness
Walk On
A Rock Star Bucks A Coffee Shop
People Want To Hear About Love
A New Day For Love
Down By The River
Big Box
Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere
If I Don’t Know
Monsanto Years
Love And Only Love

Hippie Dream
Cinnamon Girl

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