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Tuesday, August 07, 2012

FREE CONCERT*: Neil Young & Crazy Horse @ Global Festival - Great Lawn, Central Park, September 29, 2012

A new concert date has been added for Neil Young & Crazy Horse this fall.

Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Foo Fighters, Black Keys, Band of Horses and K'naan will perform at the Great Lawn in New York's Central Park on September 29th as part of the Global Festival, a concert designed to bring awareness and funds to the cause of ending global poverty.

"Global Poverty Project organizers are hopeful about their tuneful approach to activism. "Since 1981, the proportion of people living in extreme poverty has been halved to 25 percent. While progress has been remarkable, there's still a long way to go," he says. "Music and movements go hand-in-hand: from ending the slave trade in the 1800s through the freedom chant against apartheid in South Africa, music has been a key part of social change, and that's still so true today. It gives us an outlet to express that which we care about in the most meaningful and passionate of ways, which is the whole point of the Global Festival: it's equitable, so anyone can get involved in uniting so many people and non-profits around one cause. It's become a lot bigger than any of us have ever dreamed."

*For more details, see Global Festival - Great Lawn, Central Park, September 29 2012.

Also, see Neil Young & Crazy Horse 2012 Concert Tour Reviews.

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At 8/07/2012 04:35:00 PM, Blogger Agustin said...

Ticket secured. 2 nights of neil and the crazy horse in a year. What else could I ask for?

At 8/07/2012 05:35:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

how do you get em

At 8/07/2012 08:40:00 PM, Blogger Matthew L. said...

Dammit. This isn't free. Tickets are like 150 bucks for the cheap ones. Argh, I was all excited too!

At 8/07/2012 08:57:00 PM, Blogger Keith said...

Half right, half wrong. You can secure your VIP ticket now for that price. Or you can "spread the word" about extreme poverty and earn eligibility for the 18,000 ticket drawing, which are all free but obviously you run the risk of not getting drawn.

At 8/07/2012 09:14:00 PM, Blogger Matthew L. said...

Ah, I see! Okay, well that's actually a really good idea.

At 8/07/2012 11:53:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

It's killing me waiting for this drawling!!!

At 8/08/2012 10:24:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

actually they are giving away 60,000 tix in 4 separate drawings. so your chances are better now! :)

At 8/08/2012 12:03:00 PM, Blogger Mother Nature on the Run said...

I love this... absolutely love, love, love this...


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