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Thursday, October 29, 2015

Memories & Reflections on Our 2015 Bridge School Benefit Concerts Weekend

Neil, Pegi & Ben say "Good Night. Thanks for coming. We love you all."
(Click images to enlarge)

For those of you who have made the annual pilgrimage to the Bridge School Benefit Concerts, you know that it can be a life altering and transcendental experience.

And this year's 29th Annual Bridge School Benefit Concerts, was -- once again - a "life altering and transcendental experience" to be savoured and shared with old and new friends from around the world. So here are just a few of our memories and rusted reflections on the 2015 Bridge Concerts Weekend.

Rusties Descend Upon The Shoreline

The Great Bridge Pumpkin

Neil Young w/ Wisdom Dancers

"After The Gold Rush"

"Human Highway"

Nils Lofgren

Nils Lofgren w/ Neil Young - "Believe"

Ben Harper w/ Pegi Young

Sheryl Crow w/ Gary Clark Jr.

Dixie Chicks w/ St. Vincent & Sheryl Crow

Stage Plot: Getting Ready to Get REAL

Neil Young + Promise of the Real w/ Nils Lofgren

"Mother Earth" w/ Nils Lofgren

Finale Day #2: Who's Gonna Stand Up?

Neil, Ben & Pegi Young

Day #2 Setlist: Neil Young + Promise of the Real
(NOTE: 'Real Cowboys' NOT played)

So many fond memories and dear rustie friends. Someday, we're gonna sit down and write a long letter...

Rusties After The Show

Rusties Jammin'

w/ Jay Blakesberg, Rolling Stone Photographer

"Deju Blue"
w/ James Mazzeo, ZUMA & Greendale Album Cover Artist

w/ King of Rust, Hounds That Howell & The Holy Grail "More Barn" Mirror

w/ Micah Nelson

w/ Zeke Young

w/ Bridge Kid Colin

And -- as always -- it's all about the Bridge Kids. Really.

We recall the year when Eddie Vedder said at the Bridge concert: "The kids are the teachers. We are the students."

Great to see everyone and hope to see you again next year at the 30th Annual. Thanks to Hounds That Howell for photo support!

peace & love,
ps - As you may know, Facebook has suspended our account claiming that we are not a "real person". But sooner or later, it all gets real. So, walk on.

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At 10/30/2015 09:09:00 AM, Blogger Soldier Steve said...

Nice pictures Thrasher.Its really cool to see Pegi and Neil standing with their son Ben.Not many divorced couples can stand next to one another. I'm happy their keeping the bridge school concerts on.Be The Freakin' Wheat!

At 10/30/2015 10:17:00 AM, Blogger Sand Cowgirl said...

Great photos...Glad it went well and you guys had a great time...See you down the twisted road!

At 10/30/2015 10:30:00 AM, Blogger Thrasher Wheat said...

@Soldier Steve - indeed, a heartwarming sight to see the Young family together and happily smiling away. A wonderful way to end a wonderful weekend. Now that's being The Freakin' Wheat!

@Sand Cowgirl - thank you and we missed you guys this weekend. Hope to see you & all of our rustie friends next year at the 30th Annual. laol

At 10/31/2015 09:44:00 AM, Blogger Grey Rider said...

You're living the life!


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