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Saturday, October 22, 2011

Bridge School Benefit Concert 2011 - Reports


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Arcade Fire & Neil Young - Helpless - Bridge School Benefit - 10/22/11
There is something deeper than the song itself here...its a passing of the torch of a great song from one generation to the next..Neils music is timeless and the arcade fire does a fantastic job of caring this every so important music into a much different generation than Neils.

Beck & Neil Young - Pocahontas

11-10-22 Setlist
Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, California, USA
Bridge School Benefit 25

1. I Am A Child (acoustic guitar - solo)
2. Get Together (acoustic guitar; accompanied by Pegi Young)
3. Pocahontas (vocals; guests with Beck)
4. Dance Dance Dance (acoustic guitar; guests with Mumford & Sons)
5. Oh! Susanna (acoustic guitar; guests with Dave Matthews)
6. Helpless (acoustic guitar; guests with Arcade Fire)
7. Comes A Time (acoustic guitar - solo)
8. Sugar Mountain (acoustic guitar - solo)
9. Long May You Run (acoustic guitar - solo)
10. Heart Of Gold (acoustic guitar - solo)
11. Get Together (acoustic guitar; accompanied by various guests)

Thanks Tom on Sugar Mountain

Merci Jacques @ PWOAGBG!

The 25th Annual Bridge School Benefit Concert will be held this weekend, on October 22 & 23, 2011.

The annual benefit concert for the Bridge School at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, CA.

Here's the lineup listing of performers for this year's Bridge School Concert Lineup for 2011:

  • Neil Young
  • Dave Mathews
  • Arcade Fire
  • Los Invisibles, featuring Carlos Santana, Cindy Blackman Santana & Guests
  • Eddie Vedder
  • Foo Fighters (Sunday only)
  • Mumford & Sons
  • Tony Bennett (Sunday only)
  • Beck
  • Devendra Banhart
  • Norah Jones

There will be a LIVE webcast of the Saturday night Bridge Concert....with host Jimmy Fallon.

Live Stream at YouTube - Bridge School Benefit Concert.

See Bridge School Benefit Concert, & for details.

Also, see:
- Previous year's history: Bridge School Benefit Concert Reviews, Photos, Videos, etc.
- The Charitable Mr. Neil Young Keeps On Giving & Giving & Giving
- Bridge School Memories: Here We Are In The Years

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At 10/23/2011 07:54:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Pocahontas - Beck + Neil

At 10/23/2011 11:22:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Arcade Fire & Neil - Helpless

Don't normally listen to these guys, but it's brought a tear to my eye. Great to see Neil enjoying himself, same with the Pocahontas clip above.

Bravo to all involved in this special event.

At 10/23/2011 01:14:00 PM, Blogger Homesick in Paradise said...

yes, Thrasher, it was amazing to see this line-up of very young musicians during the final encore.

At 10/23/2011 02:09:00 PM, Blogger mike mazurek said...

Forget arcade fire. Neil and Mumford and Sons rocked. A focused passion for music -- get on or get out of the way.

At 10/23/2011 02:51:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

what happened to jimmy fallon?

At 10/23/2011 07:06:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...


At 10/24/2011 01:42:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

TODAY October 24th

Bridge School Benefit 25th Anniversary movie to Play In Theaters


Atlanta - Midtown
Austin - Alamo Drafthouse Lakecreek
Boston - Kendall
Chicago - Century
Dallas - TBC
Denver - Mayan
Los Angeles - The Laemmle Santa Monica
Madison - Sundance
Milwaukee - Oriental
Minneapolis - Edina
New York City - Sunshine
Philadelphia - Ritz Bourse
Pleasantville, NY - Jacob Burns
Portland, ME - Nickelodeon
Portland, OR - Hollywood Theatre
San Diego - Hillcrest
San Francisco - Embarcadero
Santa Cruz - Nickelodeon
Santa Rosa - Summerfield
Seattle - Harvard Exit
Silver Spring, MD - AFI Silver Theatre
Washington, DC - E Street

At 10/24/2011 02:25:00 PM, Blogger Raincheck said...

This is always a great event and a real indicator of the kind of guy Neil is.

Pretty conservative set list from Neil. Still looking for a sign on where he might be headed next. No real clues here, except maybe from the youth of this year's lineup vs. the heavy emphasis on grizzled vets last year.

At 10/24/2011 04:19:00 PM, Anonymous Mother Nature on the Run... said...

Dance, dance, dance!

At 10/24/2011 09:11:00 PM, Blogger SONY said...

Love is Bridge
Bridge is Love

At 10/25/2011 10:03:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Great to see this on YouTube. Never did watch a seven hour video on YouTube before. Liked Beck doing Sea Change a lot and what a nice surprise for him.

At 10/25/2011 11:37:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

There's a very nice Bridge School slideshow on Rollingstone dot com.


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