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Neil Young Bridge School concert to be streamed live Oct. 26

October 22, 2013|By Randy Lewis | This post has been corrected. See note at the bottom for details.
  • Neil Young, shown during the Farm Aid 2013 concert in New York on Sept. 21, will reunite with David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash for the 27th Bridge School Benefit concert on Oct. 26-27 in Mountain View, Calif.
Neil Young, shown during the Farm Aid 2013 concert in New York on Sept. 21,… (Hans Pennink / Associated…)

For the first time, part of Neil Young’s annual Bridge School benefit concert will be streamed live from the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, Calif., on Oct. 26.

This year’s lineup includes Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Tom Waits, Arcade Fire, Queens of the Stone Age, My Morning Jacket, Jack Johnson, Elvis Costello, Diana Krall, Fun., Heart and Jenny Lewis.  Johnson and Arcade Fire are scheduled to perform only for Saturday’s show. Waits will appear Sunday only. The others are expected to play both days, Saturday and Sunday.

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The webcast is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. Pacific time and will run eight hours, according to an announcement on the official Bridge School concert website. It can be seen at on YouTube, and at the Bridge School site.

The nonprofit Bridge School helps people with severe speech and physical impairments. Young and his wife, Pegi, whose son Ben was a student at the school, helped start the annual benefit shows in 1986.

[For the record, 12:16 p.m., Oct. 23: An earlier version of this post incorrectly said Tom Waits will perform Saturday only. Waits will only perform on Sunday.]


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