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Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Celebrations of Neil Young's 71st Birthday: Saturday, November 12

Neil Young's 71st birthday is this weekend, Saturday, November 12.

Here are some celebrations planned around the world.

8-12 PM
JP's Lounge
Baldwinsville NY

8 acts, including "Acoustic Rust".

The Tribute-Concert to celebrate Neil Young's 71st birthday!!!
The Tuscany Band
(Are Buonamici-Lead vocal, guitars, hands percussions;
Sergio Bardi-Lead guitar, harmonica, vocals;
Simone Avallone-Bass, guitar, vocals;
Sergio Leonetti- Drums, guitar, vocals)
will present some Young's greatest hits
on Saturday night 12 November
in "Studio 73" pub & bar near Pescia (PT) - Italy.

This the full program:
THE EMPEROR OF WYOMING ("Ontario"-Vocal version)

This Saturday 11/12, a Neil-themed show in Carpinteria, CA w/ the band, Claude Hopper. Also, Shakey Zimmerman from SF Bay Area. This is Pat Nevins' electric outfit who does all Neil and Dylan. Gonna be a special night here here on the West Coast.
Facebook event page:

Let me

Thanks Chris !

As everyone knows, next week will be Neil Young's 71st birthday.

A tribute to Neil will perform songs from his extensive back catalogue by:

Maya McCourt, Tom Hyatt, Jack Harris, Nick Edward Harris, Amy Gillespie, Mahoney & The Moment, Spy From Moscow, Stephen Hallam, and the Gold Rush band.

Venue: The Slaughtered Lamb, Farringdon, London from 7.30pm on NOV 12
Tickets: Via WeGotTickets

Thanks growl & Steve! Enjoy and be sure to send us a report.

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At 11/09/2016 10:12:00 AM, Blogger Pocahontas said...

Why is it the fact of the birth of Neil Young's first grandchild by daughter Amber has gone unnoticed by this site and the artist himself?

At 11/09/2016 10:34:00 AM, Blogger Richard B. said...

Congrats Neil ,71 years old. You fucking rock like you are 25!
Sorry you lived to see the country you love destroyed by morons filled with hate and too stupid to know what they hate. We are now a disgraced country ,on our way to war yet again. Who knows what other disasters await,take my advice,go back to Winnipeg before it's too late.
At least you can,if you need a new employee there ,please call me!
Rich B.

At 11/09/2016 12:30:00 PM, Blogger Arthur said...

The Canadian Immigration site has crashed......

At 11/09/2016 02:48:00 PM, Blogger TOM said...

Sore losers...

At 11/09/2016 04:41:00 PM, Blogger rightwing said...

Richard Bay, I agree. It's too bad we all had to live through the destruction and disgrace of our country over the last 8 years. Now hopefully we can begin a path to recovery. I hope Neil sticks around to see it happen. Maybe he will abandon the politics and salesmanship, that have plagued his music, and get back to what he does best.
Happy Birthday Neil.

At 11/09/2016 07:33:00 PM, Blogger Peacelover Doc said...

Hello Pocahontas, Let me start by saying I have no idea why but here are two thoughts. Maybe Neil or the baby's parents don't want the attention that might result from Neil making a public statement kind of like most people can recognize Peyton Manning but not his wife or kids because he keeps the cameras away from them.
I understand that Thrasher is a thousand times more connected than I'll ever be but I didn't know, maybe he didn't either.

At 11/09/2016 09:26:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Neil happy 71st. I hope your next music cd is better like PP and before you lost PY. Please try to remember your fans who are barely scraping by and can't afford all of your expensive toys(but I do love organic tomatoes)and the elitist you hang with hurt your muse.Don't worry America is still a great place to be, maybe it just got better.

At 11/09/2016 09:43:00 PM, Blogger Pocahontas said...

His daughter has been posting about her pregnancy on her public instagram for weeks. It hasn't been a secret. His name is Ronan and he's beautiful.

At 11/09/2016 10:27:00 PM, Blogger Babbo B. said...

It usually takes Thrasher a few days to catch up with things we're all talking about on Facebook, like Ronan, the Peace Trail single release/album preorder and Neil's return to streaming services.

At 11/09/2016 10:40:00 PM, Blogger The Metamorphic Rocker said...

I'll say this once: no matter which won or lost the election, there would have been plenty of sore losers on the other side. Kind of happens when voting between two monumentally unpopular candidates. Putting side all my other feelings for the moment, I think we need a time for healing and unity. I know, "as if"... but still, we have to try. Pretty much every four to eight years, we end up with a president that almost half the country wishes weren't there. No matter what side you're on, we've all been there before, to paraphrase David Crosby.

Congratulations if your man won, but those who voted for him will have to recognize that a substantial part of the elecorate does not like the guy you picked. It was true of Obama; it is true of Trump. Jabbing and taunting is not going to help mitigate hard for feelings, nor pave the way for the country to move forward together. While sore losers are unattractive and can waste lots of energy, it's just as off-putting and counterproductive to be a prideful, ungracious winner. That's why both candidates have striking a conciliatory tone in their public comments. Both victory and defeat should be borne with dignity, humility, and grace. Those words have been largely absent from this election cycle, but we need them now. The divisions in our country are especially clear when the candidate who wins in the electoral college has narrowly lost the popular vote, and that's not even giving voice to those who voted third party or "other". No matter who wins, it's almost never by universal consensus; it certainly was not in this case, and it's up to us as a community to acknowledge and take responsibility for this reality. It is incumbent on winners to show compassion and empathy. "Do you think that you believe in yours more than they do theirs somehow, when you see the flags of freedom flyin'?" All I'm really asking is for winners to acknowledge the feelings and concerns of losers as real and valid. It's hard to make progress when you can't even get that far. At the least, giving people a bit of space to come to terms may earn you some goodwill.

One more thing: there are just too many artificial divisions in this world. Whether it's by race, gender or sex, religion, or income--or elitists vs. "just plain folks". All of this grouping of people into "us" and "them" is false and damaging. We've been doing it for a long, long time and that's one of the greatest reasons we've gotten to where we are now. It's important to acknowledge and celebrate our differences, but also to realize what transcends these divisions: our common humanity, our Universal Self, that is much greater than the things that can seem to separate us and is ultimately unbreakable, even if we can't see it. Our brains and senses get confused, leading us to think that there is necessarily anything dividing us from our neighbors, but the further I go in life, the clearer it becomes to me that all of this divisiveness and duality is illusion. It's a powerful illusion, that has given rise to vicious cycles. But it is my hope that we can overcome this suffering and these seemingly fractured, confusing experiences. The first step may be for everyone to close their eyes at least once a day; try to drain from their minds the overwhelming stimuli of our chaotic external world for a time,; and search genuinely and earnestly to see what may lie within each and all of us.

"These experiences are fleeting; they come and they go. Bear them patiently, Arjuna. Those who are not affected by these changes, who are the same in pleasure and pain, are truly wise..." (Bhagavad Gita 2:14-15).

At 11/09/2016 10:42:00 PM, Blogger The Metamorphic Rocker said...

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At 11/10/2016 08:05:00 AM, Blogger Pocahontas said...

Not blaming this site at all. I know it would be posted if Neil had said something about it but he didn't. say. anything.

At 11/10/2016 08:57:00 AM, Blogger Babbo B. said...

When's the last time he made a public statement about his private life?

At 11/10/2016 12:37:00 PM, Blogger Arthur said...

America has just become Canada's Mexico.

At 11/10/2016 10:44:00 PM, Blogger Jay A. said...

By the way, Neil gave us a birthday present before his birthday. Time Fades Away is available for streaming on Spotify!

At 11/11/2016 12:46:00 AM, Blogger Babbo B. said...

So is the second single from the "Peace Trail" album, "Show Me."


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