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Saturday, June 04, 2011

Buffalo Springfield Plans September Tour

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According to Richie Furay, Buffalo Springfield plans an extensive tour this September.

From Spinner by Benjy Eisen:
But original member Richie Furay revealed on Friday that the group has plans for a more extensive tour this fall, beginning in September. Furthermore, he says, all of the shows are being recorded, leaving the possibility of a live album on the table. As for recording new music in the studio, Furay allows that it's anyone's guess -- but even that is a possibility.

That said, Buffalo Springfield's current set -- the one they'll perform at Bonnaroo next weekend -- sticks strictly to the band's popular back catalog, save for a cover of group member Neil Young's 'Rockin' in the Free World' as their encore. It's a back catalog taken from just three albums which, by the way, Furay says will be rereleased on vinyl soon. [A vinyl box set of the group's 3 albums, titled "Buffalo Springfield Complete”]

'We're not trying to recreate or make anything different than we are,' Furay told Spinner in a press conference for Bonnaroo on Friday. 'We are Buffalo Springfield. We're not 'Neil Young and Buffalo Springfield'; we're not 'Stephen Stills and Buffalo Springfield' ... This is who we were and we're just privileged to be here today and to be able to make the same music today as what's in people's hearts and minds.'

"There will be a fall tour -- September, October, November," Furay told "We have a bunch of cities for the fall that we're looking at right now to just logically put together."

Thanks BNB!

More on Buffalo Springfield's concert in Oakland, CA, June 1 & 2, 2011.

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At 6/04/2011 08:34:00 AM, Blogger Melanie Young said...

Glad to hear it. Looking forward!

At 6/04/2011 11:50:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wish they'd announce the Red Rocks shows already!

At 6/04/2011 01:43:00 PM, Blogger SONY said...

Hooray for our side!

At 6/04/2011 02:19:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Someone have a setlist from Thurs. night, 6-2-11?

At 6/04/2011 02:23:00 PM, Blogger Thrasher said...

Check Sugar Mountain for setlists @

Always linked in the right sidebar.

At 6/05/2011 06:31:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

A vinyl box set of the group's three albums, titled "Buffalo Springfield Complete," is due out soon!

At 6/05/2011 06:33:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Buffalo Springfield Complete

That comes from Billboard:


At 6/05/2011 06:34:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

We love vinyl box sets!

At 6/05/2011 02:37:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

eh, i'll go see 'em if they come, but the shows sound a bit boring to my ears. no real highs that i hear, and i assume they are going to stick to this setlist and these arrangements. i mean it's great for all you geezers from a nostalgia standpoint, but i ain't a neil young fan for nostalgia's sake.

man, stills' voice is shot. to quote rick james, cocaine's a helluva drug! great to hear neil and richie still hitting most of their notes, although time is catching up with them too.

At 6/07/2011 12:17:00 PM, Blogger Roxifari said...

"Anonymous, stills' voice is shot. to quote rick james, cocaine's a helluva drug! great to hear neil and richie still hitting most of their notes, although time is catching up with them too."

That would also explain why drummer Joe Vitale is singing backup harmonies. Who knows, maybe Rick-the-Bass-Player could help out...give him a mike!


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