Neil Young is set to embark on a twenty date North American tour, starting in October, according to Rollingstone.com.
The tour is due to begin in the week following the release of Neil Young’s new studio album ‘Chrome Dreams II‘ and end with two nights in New York City.
The legendary singer, who yesterday (September 9) played eight songs at the Farm Aid (pictured above) concert in New York; including ‘Silver and Gold’ and ‘Beautiful Bluebird.’
Young will apparently tour with the musicians who worked on the album; Ben Keith (pedal steel, dobro), Ralph Molina (drums) and Rick Rosas (bass).
Youngs wife Pegi will be the show’s opening act.
The tour dates include a return to Toronto’s Massey Hall – the venue where Young recorded his acclaimed 1971 solo album.
As previously reported, the singer, and his wife are also hosting their annual Bridge School Benefit shows at the end of October – this year’s featured artists include Metallica and Tom Waits.
The dates are as follows:
Boise, ID, Morrison Center (October 18)
Spokane, WA, Opera House (20)
Portland, OR, Keller Theater (22)
Seattle, WA, WaMu Center (23)
Bridge School Benefit, CA, Shoreline Ampitheatre (27 & 28)
Los Angeles, CA, Nokia Live (30)
Denver, CO, Wells Fargo Theatre (November 5)
Minneapolis, MO, Northrop Auditorium (8)
Detroit, MI, Fox Theater (10)
Chicago, IL, Chicago Theater (12 & 13)
Washington, DC, Constitution Hall (15)
St. Louis, MO, Fox Theater (18)
Toronto, ON, Massey Hall (26 & 27)
Boston, MA, Orpheum Theatre (December 2 & 3)
Wallingford, CT, Oakdale Theater (5)
Philadelphia, PA, Tower Theater (9)
New York, NY, United Palace (12 & 13)
Confirmation of the tour dates will be posted on www.neilyoung.com soon.
Pic credit: PA Photos