Ottawa: Neil Young & Crazy Horse Concert Reviews - 11/24/12
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Norm and I went to a fantastic Neil Young concert last night. You felt the music right into your bones. Unbelievable guitar playing.— Kit Redmond (@kitredmond) November 25, 2012
From The Ottawa Citizen | Review: Neil Young show ‘most epic celebration of Canadian culture’ By Lynn Saxberg:
Forget Canada Day. Neil Young’s concert at Scotiabank Place on Saturday may have been the most epic celebration of Canadian culture the country has ever seen. The rock legend was in peak form as he wrapped up the fall leg of a tour that reunited him with his old cohorts in Crazy Horse. Young played hard, sang with intensity and goaded bandmates Billy Talbot, Ralph Molina and Frank ‘Poncho’ Sampedro into a frenzy of psychedelic turbulence over the course of a 140-minute show.
The Neil Young show was fantstic..he just killed it. Played Powderfinger & Hey Hey My My. I was singing along with the old ppl in the crowd.— julie shirazi (@JulieShirazi) November 25, 2012
From Neil Young rocks Scotiabank Place with feedback | Music | Entertainment | Ottawa Sun By Denis Armstrong:
Young and Crazy Horse hadn’t played a note and I was already won over both by his patriotism, and his willingness to go his own way.
After that and a wave, it was time to get down to business, opening the gig with a long guitar jam with bassist Billy Talbot, guitarist Frank “Poncho” Sampedro and drummer Ralph Molina on Love and Only Love and Powderfinger before dipping into the new (old) material on Young’s latest album Psychedelic Pill, Born in Ontario, which got loud cheers, and another clash of electric guitars on Walk Like a Giant that was loud and fuzzy enough to shake the arena and throw the light show into disarray. Young kept building on the feedback like a primal scream. It reminded me of the storm scene when a mad King Lear screams “Blow, winds, and crack your cheeks! rage! blow!” It was awful. It was wonderful.
I can die happy. Neil young checked off the #bucketlist— Jordan Hall (@jordiehall) November 25, 2012
Neil Young & Crazy Horse will be performing tonight at Ottawa, ONT – Scotiabank Place, Canada.
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