Neil Young is calling on friends both old and new to join him at 27th annual Bridge School Benefit Concerts.
The organizer will reunite Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young to headline this year's shows, set for Oct. 26 and 27 at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View. The bill, which was announced today, also includes Queens of the Stone Age, My Morning Jacket, The Killers (Oct. 26 only), Elvis Costello, Diana Krall, fun., Heart and Jenny Lewis.
Tickets go on sale 10 a.m. Sept. 13 (www.livenation.com). Ticket prices are $150 and $75 for reserved seats and $35 for general admission. There are a limited number of general admission lawn four-packs available for $99.
In all, this year's lineup that should only add to the Bridge School Benefit's already mighty legacy. Past lineups have included such acclaimed acts as R.E.M., Phish, Arcade Fire, Paul McCartney, Simon and Garfunkel, Bruce Springsteen, Metallica and Mumford & Sons.
The 2012 benefit featured Guns N' Roses, Jack White, the Flaming Lips, k.d. lang, Sarah McLachlan, Foster the People, Gary Clark, Jr., Ray LaMontagne and, of course, Young, who performed with his Crazy Horse band.
Proceeds from these concerts benefit The Bridge School, a program for the communicative and educational development of children with severe speech and physical impairments.
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