Neil Young at the Bridge School Benefit. Photo by Christopher Victorio.
The lineup for this year's Bridge School Benefit is out, and it's as solid as ever. No big reunions -- we got Buffalo Springfield last year, sigh -- but the acoustic shows Neil Young and his wife, Pegi, put on to benefit ... More >>
tUnE-yArDs at the Rickshaw Stop Friday night.
DJ Britt Govea of ((folk yeah))
August 12, 2011
Rickshaw Stop / Outside Lands night show
Better than: Freezing your ass off while listening to Phish for three hours in the Outer Sunset. No, seriously.
"This squar ... More >>
This week: Burn a bongload with Buffalo Springfield.
Behind the buzz: Though perhaps not one of those Ice Capades-in-Hell
moments, the Buffalo Springfield reunion is welcome news for weed
rockers, retro-cultists, and hippies of every age. This accidental and
short-lived folk-rock supergroup ... More >>
So does this kill our Outside Lands prediction? Buffalo Springfield, the seminal California folk-rock band that helped launched the careers of Neil Young and Steven Stills, plans to tour this summer, after a one-off reunion show last fall at Young's Bridge School Benefit here in the Bay Area. For th ... More >>
Outside Lands in the sunshine (pleasant sigh).Outside Lands avatar Ranger Dave took to Twitter this morning to announce the dates for this year's festival: August 12-14. The numbers savvy among you will have already figured this out, but we'll spell it out for the rest: For Year Four, Outside Lan ... More >>
Yesterday, Neil Young claimed the fire that immolated his massive warehouse started in a 1959 Lincoln Continental he's had converted into the world's coolest hybrid vehicle. What else started in Neil Young's car? Neil Young's kids; The inspiration for the movie Smokey and the Bandit; The slow foo ... More >>
Grizzly Bear has a sense of humor. Witness it soon or wait a while.Yesterday, we posted the facial-expression-inducing lineup for this year's Bridge School Benefit concert, where Neil Young and Stephen Stills will likely draw thousands of former Bay Area hippies with a Buffalo Springfield reunion ... More >>
Buffalo SpringfieldLiveNation today announced the lineup for this year's Bridge School Benefit -- Neil Young's annual show for the school he helped found for his son -- and, well, wow: In addition to the regulars, the classic '60s outfit Buffalo Springfield is reuniting for the show, minus t ... More >>
The much discussed Neil Young Archives box set collects nine years of his work into one volume, which hits stores today. (A second volume will follow). To hear a younger Young, fans can time travel through this span of recordings made between 1963-1972, when he was performing with The Squires, Buffa ... More >>
I'm Neil Young, biatch!
10. His middle name is Percival. (This actually explains his often anguished, tortured voice).
9. Before joining Buffalo Springfield, Young was in the Mynah Birds, a band fronted by future funkster Rick James. It's unclear whether he ever told James, "I'm Neil Young, biatc ... More >>