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Monday, September 13, 2010

Bridge School Benefit 2010: Buffalo Springfield, Elton John, Elvis Costello, Pearl Jam, Modest Mouse, More

Posted By on Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 10:27 AM

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LiveNation 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 two original members who've sadly passed on. Best known as the L.A. folk-rock band that helped launch the careers of Young and Stephen Stills, Springfield's most famous song is by far "For What It's Worth," which was iconic even before it was used in Forrest Gump.

But that's not the only highlight on the bill: Elton John performs on the second day of the concert, Billy Idol on the first, and Grizzly Bear both days. We haven't even mentioned Pearl Jam, Modest Mouse, or Elvis Costello yet.

Bridge School this year runs on October 23 and 24 at Shoreline Amphitheatre. Tickets go on sale this Sunday at 10 a.m. The rest of the lineup isn't too shabby either -- see it after the jump.

Bridge School Benefit 2010:


Saturday, October 23rd 
Buffalo Springfield 
Pearl Jam 
Elvis Costello 
Merle Haggard and Kris Kristofferson 
Lucinda Williams 
Jackson Browne and David Lindley 
Billy Idol 
Modest Mouse 
Grizzly Bear 

Sunday, October 24th 
Buffalo Springfield 
Pearl Jam 
T-Bone Burnett's Speaking Clock Revue featuring Elton John & Leon Russell, Elvis Costello, Ralph Stanley, Neko Case and Jeff Bridges 
Merle Haggard and Kris Kristofferson 
Modest Mouse 
Grizzly Bear

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