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Tuesday, May 28, 2013

PRE-SALE: Greenbelt Harvest Picnic featuring Neil Young with Crazy Horse, Daniel Lanois, Emmylou Harris and more

Greenbelt Harvest Picnic featuring Neil Young with Crazy Horse, Daniel Lanois, Emmylou Harris and more

Saturday 8/31/2013 - 11:00 am EST @ Christie Lake Conservation Area in Dundas, ONTARIO, CANADA

Tickets go on sale ***TODAY*** on 5/28/2013 at 1:00 pm EST @ Neil Young.

Don't be denied!

Official video for song "Born In Ontario" by Neil Young & Crazy Horse from their new album, "Psychedelic Pill".

The event celebrates the importance of Ontario's Greenbelt, local farmers, art, the outdoors and the eat-local movement. According to the event's website Daniel Lanois, Emmylou Harris, Whitehorse, Trixie Whitley and Rocco DeLuca are also scheduled to perform.

The picnic was conceived by Lanois and his agent and friend J.P. Gauthier, both from the Hamilton area.

Young's performance with Crazy Horse is part of the Alchemy Tour which began in 2012. The Harvest Picnic is the only scheduled date for Young with Crazy Horse in southern Ontario in 2013.

“It is a great honour to have Neil Young & Crazy Horse join us for what will be an historic event for this region,” Gauthier announced on the website. “Fans can expect high quality sound, food and art in the most beautiful and intimate outdoor venue around.”

This year's festival will be the third annual event. Both Lanois and Harris have performed in the previous two festivals. Lanois said, "As I look at this year’s lineup for the Greenbelt Harvest Picnic, I can say that my dream has come true. I’m surrounded by artists who I love, many of whom I’ve made records with. This year’s Harvest is truly a homecoming.”
The Greenbelt Harvest Picnic takes place August 31 at the Christie Lake Conservation Area in Dundas. More performers will be announced in the next few weeks. Tickets go on sale June 1 at 10 a.m.

(Thanks bh & bnb!)

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At 5/28/2013 12:07:00 PM, Blogger Dan1 said...

read an article online saying the past two years the festival crowd was about 7,500 .... sounds like a dream venue situation ... although guessing the crowd will grow with NY&CH playing.

At 5/28/2013 02:50:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Just picked up my tix in the presale!
Saw Neil in the fall in London Ontario. Hoping maybe by the end of August there will be some new material being played in anticipation of another new album.
This should be awesome to see him in such a small area.
I just hope they are not planning to put 50,000 people in an area designed for 10,000.

At 5/28/2013 04:48:00 PM, Anonymous paul said...

neil with crazy horse in ontario in august, doesn't get much better. just got tickets

At 5/29/2013 04:08:00 AM, Anonymous T.O. Kid said...

Doesn't get much better than this indeed.. just an hour down the twisted road and I'm there. Can't believe I'm seeing Neil for the 4th time in one year! haha

At 5/29/2013 07:26:00 AM, Anonymous zejt said...

Stoned Soul Picnic

At 5/29/2013 10:59:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

North America Fall tour looking more likely by the day!! Small venues across the States? Yes please!!!

At 5/29/2013 11:04:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Five days to go to see Crazy Horse back in Hamburg. Will this be the last time we see them all here in Hamburg? I wish they do a 3 hours lasting gig with a lot of overdub. Really looking forward. Thanks Neil for coming to Hamburg again!!!

At 5/29/2013 11:24:00 AM, Blogger dean farinha said...

Where are the pre-sale tix? It says the 1st on ticket master site. I want to go. My only problem is listening to every other band will be painful.

At 5/29/2013 06:31:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

And on the aniversery of my first ever Neil Young show and Crazy Horse show at Molson Park in Barrie, August 31, 1996. That was an outdoor festival date as well, and with a huge Harvest Moon beside the stage as I recall.

Homegrown's alright with me.

At 5/30/2013 07:53:00 AM, Anonymous Soldier Steve said...

Hey Dean,Go To Www.Neilyoung.Com Look At Tour Dates. Presale Is Listed Their,Hit Presale And Purchase.Payday Is Saturday For Me,Just Have To Talk My Wife Into Going.It Would Be My 30Th Neil ShoW Since '83. Keep On Rockin'

At 5/30/2013 03:02:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Any word on when the Alchemy live tour vinyl is coming out?

At 5/30/2013 09:50:00 PM, Blogger Dan1 said...

It'll probably come out some time after 'Trunk Show' lol...

At 5/30/2013 11:06:00 PM, Blogger dean farinha said...

Thanks Steve!
I'm in Barrie. lol


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