It isn’t exactly a Batman-Commissioner Gordon arrangement. But when Neil Young needs the guys in his old backing band Crazy Horse, they’re there, says guitarist Frank “Poncho” Sampedro. Recent sessions, the first in nine years, were for “Americana,” a reworking of vintage American folk songs. There’s also the new two-disc “Psychedelic Pill,” which they’ll preview at the Bridge School Benefit in Mountain View this weekend. Read More
U.K. rag The Sun — OK, not the most reliable source — is reporting that Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson have reunited, and yes, it feels so good.
Their love is timeless, they can’t live without each other and she has probably run out of his old T-shirts to be seen around town in. Never mind that there are no sources cited in the story, nor has either actor said as much to the press. Read More
The grass may have been slightly brown after the Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival in Golden Gate Park, but this year The City’s parks department will be seeing more green from the event. Read More
Three women were possibly sexually assaulted at the Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival last weekend.
The attendees, whose ages range from 18 to the mid-20s, have come forward saying they were attacked at the Golden Gate Park concert, police Officer Albie Esparza said. The incidents are not believed to be related since they reportedly occurred in different locations of the music festival and none of the victims knew one another. Read More
In its fifth year of existence, the Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival has fully realized its artistic and commercial potential. Read More
So you didn’t score a ticket for Neil and Pegi Young’s gala 25th Annual Bridge School concert this weekend? Sure, you can content yourself with picking up a copy of the 3-DVD/2-CD “The Bridge School Benefit Concerts — 25th Anniversary Edition” next Tuesday. But here’s another novel idea — why not catch Saturday’s show live online instead, live from Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, via YouTube and Facebook? Read More
Neil Young and his wife Pegi aren’t letting the 25th Anniversary of their annual Bridge School Benefit pass by this year without trumpets blaring. Read More
OK, it’s finally been announced, and tickets go on sale Friday, Sept. 16, at www.livenation.com. Yes, you’re correct — it’s the 25th Annual Bridge School Benefit Concerts, held once again at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View on Saturday Oct. 22 and Sunday Oct. 23. Saturday’s show begins at 5 p.m. and Sunday’s at 2 p.m. Prices range from $39.50 for lawn seats to $75 and $150 for reserved. Read More
Does Jonathan Demme have an unusual fixation or what?
Last night and tonight, at Massey Hall up in Toronto, the Academy-Award-winning director will be filming the final shows of Neil Young’s “Le Noise” tour for his concert pic that’s hitting theatres later this year. But it’s his third Neil Young-based movie! Read More
Home grown is alright with him, Neil Young always told us. Read More