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Tuesday, October 18, 2016

THIS WEEKEND: Annual Bridge School Benefit Concert + VIDEO: Bridge Kids

Here's another heart warming video from those wonderful Bridge kids.

BSN co-anchors Savannah and Fletcher report on the Door Art Posters for the artists at the 2014 Annual Bridge School Benefit Concert.

Here is the 2016 30th Annual Bridge School Benefit Concert Lineup:

  • Neil Young + Promise of the Real
  • Metallica
  • Roger Waters
  • Dave Matthews
  • case/lang/veirs
  • Willie Nelson
  • My Morning Jacket
  • Norah Jones
  • Cage The Elephant
  • Nils Lofgren

The 30th Annual Bridge School Benefit Concert will be on October 22 & October 23, 2016.


More on last year's 2015 Bridge School Benefit Concert (reviews, photos, videos, etc.).

Neil Young @ 2011 Bridge School Benefit Concert
PHOTO BY Misha Vladimirskiy |

Also, see The Essence of Bridge School Benefit Concerts.

Also, see our Memories & Reflections on Our 2015 Bridge School Benefit Concerts Weekend. (Incidentally, FWIW, this is why we do what we do here @ TW.)

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

Because -- as everyone knows this is everywhere -- you know that the annual pilgrimage to the Bridge School Benefit Concerts can be a life altering and transcendental experience.

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At 10/18/2016 12:13:00 PM, Blogger Mother Nature on the Run said...

Thrasher, do you have a favorite concert memory?

At 10/18/2016 12:52:00 PM, Blogger thrasher said...

HI MNOTR! Nice to see you drop by. It's been awhile and thanks for asking.

Oh, so many trunks of memories to spare on Bridge concerts.

Well, our 2011 memories are still fresh ... The Essence of Bridge School Benefit Concerts.

And of course, last year is very fresh ... Memories & Reflections on Our 2015 Bridge School Benefit Concerts Weekend.

Afterall, we know that Bridge is a life altering and transcendental experience.

But we've always b3een fond of Neil & Pegi welcoming us each day and saying goodnight.

But when it comes down to it, not much can beat The Triumphant Reunion of The Buffalo Springfield, Pearl Jam and Neil Young @ 2010 Bridge School Benefit Concerts

fwiw. But you know... it's all about the kids right? Because that's why we do what we do, as everyone knows....

And how about you Mother Nature? Your favorites??? :)

At 10/18/2016 02:19:00 PM, Blogger Mother Nature on the Run said...

Concert with Uncle John's Band, Uncle Bob, and Sister Tracy. (It would be the last time I saw Jerry Garcia live.) I cried when I heard, "Gates of Eden." I cannot imagine a world without Uncle Bob. I was pregnant at the time, too. So baby gets credit for being there.

I missed Bobby Z. in CA in October. I miss SF.

Has Joni ever showed up?

At 10/18/2016 02:50:00 PM, Blogger wsanjose01 said...

2000 is hard to beat. Day 2 he opened with Flying on the Ground is Wrong, Now a Days Clancy Cant Even Sing, Mr Soul. That line up is my favorite so far. CSNY, DMB, Tom Petty + Heartbreakers, Red Hot Chile Peppers, Beck, Foo Fighters, Tegan & Sara. I tried to call Shoreline box office like Ive done before. They no longer take phone Calls. I wanted to confirm some tickets will be released day of shows to be purchased there. I now live 200 miles away. If anyone has a phone number pls post here. Thanks, Tim

At 10/18/2016 03:46:00 PM, Blogger Mother Nature on the Run said...

Answer your phone, Uncle Bob. Sweden is calling.

At 10/18/2016 04:50:00 PM, Blogger Unknown said...

Saturday night, 2010........the mind blowing return of Buffalo Springfield........easily the best Bridge show of the 6 I've been to.

Wasn't sure what to expect, and they came out and blew everyone away. One of my favorite Neil experiences.

At 10/18/2016 05:03:00 PM, Blogger thrasher said...

Larry Katznelson has left a new comment on your post "Lineup Announced: 2016 30th Annual Bridge School B...":

can we bring food in? or do we need to purchase food at the venue? thanks

At 10/18/2016 05:34:00 PM, Blogger Mother Nature on the Run said...

@Larry, it's mostly concession food/beer/cocktails. They have a "Skybar" where everybody meets up. I throw a few snacks (couple of bagels, apples, oranges, figs, nuts, etc) for the munchies in my very small backpack-purse. Absolutely no coolers, picnic baskets, etc. like most venues these days.

At 10/19/2016 06:46:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...


Bob Dylan continues his lfe-long masterclass in how avoiding the media and stepping back into the shadows (even just for a few days, in this instance) provides more good publicity than appearing on TV every 5 minutes.

Take note, Neil Young.


At 10/19/2016 09:25:00 AM, Blogger Mother Nature on the Run said...

(Off-topic directed to flyingscotsman's comment)

@Scotmans, I really don't think Dylan likes publicity. And honestly, he doesn't need it. He's said all he's gonna say. And if he has something to say, we'll know. Neil, on the other hand, has something to say right now about environmental stewardship and protected lands. Whether someone shows up to report on it is really up to the news desk editors. Neil is an enthusiastic student of life. Dylan is an apologetic teacher. Dylan is the greatest songwriter, artist, and balladeer of all time.


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