Concert Reviews of Neil Young at Massey Hall, Toronto, May 10 & 11, 2011
Photo Credit: Tom Pandi - Toronto event photography | Examiner.com
From Neil Young Solo Tour rolls into Massey Hall | Examiner.com by Tom Pandi:
Sitting beneath a single spotlight, Young set the tone for the evening from the very first chords, and as My My, Hey Hey (Out of the Blue) filled the hall, an intimate and thoughtful performance from this one man band was on the horizon. Winding its way through Young’s legendary career, the set made poignant stops in all the right places – cruising from his solo beginnings, through his times with with Crazy Horse and CSNY and right up to his latest album, 2010’s critically acclaimed & Juno winning Le Noir.
From Concert Review: Neil Young at Toronto’s Massey Hall | Ampersand | National Post by Scott Deveau:
For those who have managed to catch a Neil Young concert sometime in the latter phases of his storied five-decade career, you’ll know that despite his 65-years of age, he’s nowhere near retirement.
Whether its packing stadiums, or playing to thousands in the open air, the legend of Canadian rock still has plenty of spring in his step, and can rock harder than most hard rockers.
But while I’ve been lucky enough to see him strut his stuff on stage a handful of times, nothing compares to seeing him live at Massey Hall, the iconic venue in his hometown of Toronto, where he played the first of two back-to-back, sold-out shows Tuesday to close off his North American tour in support his latest record, Le Noise.
From Concert review: Neil Young brings Le Noise to... - Toronto.com by Ben Rayner:
A guitar hero to end all guitar heroes, Young — who moved between a couple of still-tentatively plucked acoustic guitars, a Gretsch White Falcon electric and his beloved Les Paul, “Old Black,” throughout the night — delivered the evening's most disarming and genuinely touching moments, however, when he dropped the six-strings and settled in front of the keyboard.
A report from Sharry "Keepin Jive alive in T.O." on rust.
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