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Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Carlos Santana and Neil Young Backstage @ 2011 Bridge School Benefit

Carlos Santana and Neil Young
Backstage @ 2011 Bridge School Benefit
Photo by Jay Blakesberg | Rolling Stone


From Neil Young Jams with Arcade Fire, Mumford Sons, Beck, Others for Bridge School Benefit | Music News | Rolling Stone By Benjy Eisen:
While the night's more poignant moments were almost exclusively connected to the Bridge School cause, Arcade Fire did introduce their political track, "Intervention," by dedicating it to "all those people camped out in front of our hotel, hoping that in some way this country can change, somehow." A peaceful warrior himself, Young would've almost certainly approved of the nod to the Occupy movement, despite the deviated message. Talking of deviations, Arcade Fire seemed nearly uncomfortable performing in an all-acoustic setup. "Sorry if we're playing too loud," frontman Win Butler said, apologetically, after a foot-stomping run through "Wake Up" provided one of the more energetic – and, hence, energizing – moments of the day. Nobody was complaining.

Arcade Fire, Mumford & Sons, Dave Matthews, Eddie Vedder, Beck, and Neil Young
"Get Together" finale @ 2011 Bridge School Benefit
Photo by Tim Mosenfelder | Rolling Stone


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At 10/25/2011 08:26:00 PM, Blogger SONY said...

Carlos and Neil, a couple of Woodstock warriors in that picture, still spreading the message of peace and love and music. Everybody says that music is love, Everybody saying it's love. Ya know it is.

 
At 10/26/2011 12:58:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm a million miles away from that helicopter day.
No, I don't believe I'll be goin' back that way.

 
At 10/27/2011 01:12:00 PM, Anonymous set list thief said...

"Look at us, we got hats!"

 
At 10/27/2011 01:14:00 PM, Anonymous set list thief said...

TW, so glad to comment again, I could never get the hang of the ID stuff.

btw, sorry we missed each other in ballmer. What a great show, huh?

 

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