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Sunday, September 25, 2011

ANNOUNCEMENT: Bridge Concert 25th Anniversary Edition 3 DVD/2 CD Set Coming

Some major news: a 3 DVD set and a 2 CD set of Bridge Concert tracks has just been announced.

The package is set for release on October 24.

More details can be found at Bridge School 25th Anniversary Edition.

Preorder on - DVD - Bridge School Concert 25th Anniversary & - CD - Bridge School Concert 25th Anniversary (Thanks! You'll be supporting both the Bridge School and Thrasher's Wheat!)

100% of sales go to the Bridge School.

More on upcoming 25th Anniversary 2011 Bridge School Benefit Concert.

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At 9/25/2011 02:54:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I hope there will be an international release (i.e. UK & Europe) for these sets. Otherwise they will miss out on a lot of potential donations to the Bridge School.

What a great way to generate donations though - can't believe this hasn't been done sooner. I would buy DVD's of individual years, if I could!


At 9/25/2011 08:03:00 PM, Blogger asg said...

great news I guess, but NO Springfield ?!? Not one single song? That's just plain WRONG IMO...

At 9/25/2011 09:01:00 PM, Anonymous alex said...

Yeah, I wish they'd do actual full-concerts or artists dvds, they could make way more money and it'd be more interesting...

I can't stand the Fleet Foxes, Paul McCartney and Jack Johnson.

That being said, what a great cause, I'm a teacher and id love to work there.

At 9/25/2011 10:27:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

they most likely don't do full concerts or artist DVDs because of gettng licensing to use performances.

Few artists are going to give up entire concerts in such scenarios.

I lke this "best of" set.

At 9/26/2011 02:14:00 PM, Blogger Jill said...

I`m surprised they didn`t do this sooner too, but what a great way to celebrate their 25th Anniversary.

Amazon uk has the CD set listed for pre-order but I can`t see anything about the DVD set yet.I hope we`ll be able to get that over here too - I would certainly buy the DVD`s over the CD`s.

The Bridge School always has an excellent line up and the artists go out of their way to give superb performances. Really looking forward to it.

At 9/26/2011 02:17:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

this is nice but i can't help but feel a little underwhelmed. on 3 dvds they could have fit on a lot more content... and there is plenty of great content to choose from.

i am happy the cd's don't just overlap the dvds and have some different stuff.

At 9/26/2011 02:51:00 PM, Blogger rrolandr1952 said... offense but what do you not like about the Fleet Foxes..
they're carrying on the CSNY sound for the 21st century...Mr Nash loves 'em and I think Mr Young likes them too..

At 9/26/2011 05:15:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

No bluray?! boo.

At 9/26/2011 06:14:00 PM, Anonymous Brian said...

No Buffalo? No Blu-Ray? Too much of somebody/not enough of somebody else? Well ... it's really all about the Bridge School, folks.

The reality is, it's as worthy of a cause as any and better than many; the fact that you're actually receiving something for your donation is a gift in itself.

Let's enjoy the tunes that are going to be available and thank the Bridge School for the miracles they've performed.

At 9/27/2011 10:20:00 AM, Blogger rrolandr1952 said...

I agree..and if folks don't think Neil had a hand in this..they need another think coming. The artists on these discs ARE who he & Mrs Young wanted on them. Brian..It IS about the cause and it starts & ends there. Celebrate & buy the release knowing in some small way we're helping THE BRIDGE SCHOOL continue to prosper.

At 9/27/2011 06:14:00 PM, Anonymous John said...

I have no complaints about this box set. Would I like it to be more exhaustive? Sure, who wouldn't? Are there artists I have no interest in included? Yeah, but there's usually a few I don't care about at Bridge School every year, as well. And the gems included here more than make up for the dudes.

Also, I'm very impressed at the price... for a multi-CD/DVD set, I would have expected them to charge more. This is looks to be a fantastic set at a pretty great price.

And to chime in on the subject of Fleet Foxes. That's all well and good that they sound like CSNY and have their endorsement. It doesn't make them any more exciting. It's a regressive, repetitive interpretation of something that has already been done better. I have no interest in bands keeping tradition alive if they don't contribute anything to it. Give me something new.


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