Neil Fest takes place this September in New York
Ryan Adams, Kim Gordon’s Body/Head, The Black Keys’ Patrick Carney, Jakob Dylan, Gaslight Anthem’s Brian Fallon, Sharon Van Etten are among the artists scheduled to perform at the inaugural Neil Young festival.
Neil Fest: A Night To Celebrate The Music Of Neil Young will take place on September 13 and 14 at New York City’s Bowery Ballroom.
The event has been put on by The Best Fest organisation, whose previous events have celebrated other artists including, Bob Dylan, Tom Petty and the Rolling Stones.
The Neil Fest is sponsored by Jameson’s Irish Whiskey; ticket sale proceeds will benefit the Sweet Relief Musicians Fund on behalf of the Jameson Neighborhood Fund.
The list of artists so far confirmed to participate is Norah Jones, Ryan Adams, Body/Head, Patrick Carney, Ruby Amanfu, Jakob Dylan, Brian Fallon, Butch Walker, Matt Hitt (The Drowners), Nick Zinner (Yeah Yeah Yeahs), Valerie June, Charles Bradley, Sharon Van Etten, Adam Green, Ryan Miller (Guster), Elvis Perkins, Summer Moon, Danny Masterson, Adam Busch, Michelle Branch, Sammy James Jr., Steve Schiltz, Nicole Atkins, Sasha Dobson, Jade Castrinos, Caveman, Danny Clinch, Johnny T, Chase Cohl, Daniel & David Gibson (Streets Of Laredo) and Donald Cumming as well as the Best Fest’s acclaimed Cabin Down Below Band.
Tickets for Neil Fest: A Night to Celebrate the Music of Neil Young on sale Friday August 28.
Neil Young has announced a fresh batch of dates for his Rebel Content tour.
Young and Promise Of The Real appeared to have finished their Rebel Content tour on July 24, 2015 at the Wayhome Festival in Ontario.
Writing in his end of tour report on Facebook, Young enthused, “I loved rocking with Promise of the Real I love this band Lets keep it going…”
Although both Young and Promise Of The Real were due to perform again at this year’s 30th anniversary Farm Aid event on September 19, they have now announced a second leg to the tour, beginning on October 1 at the Adam Center/University of Missoula, Montana.
They will play 11 new dates, finishing on October 17 at the Greek Theater, Berkeley, California.
The full set of tour dates are:
October 01 – Adam Center/U of Missoula – Missoula, Montana
October 02 – Arena Spokane – Spokane, Washington
October 04 – Wa Mu Theatre – Seattle, Washington
October 05 – Queen Elizabeth Theatre – Vancouver, British Columbia [solo acoustic show]
October 07 – Chiles Center – Portland, Oregon
October 08 – Matthew Knight Arena – Eugene, Oregon
October 10 – Santa Barbara Bowl – Santa Barbara, California
October 11 – Cosmopolitan – Las Vegas, Nevada
October 13 – RIMAC Arena – San Diego, California
October 14 – The Forum – Los Angeles, California
October 17 – Greek Theater – Berkeley, California
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