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Saturday, March 17, 2018

Photo of the Moment: "Namaste" - Neil Young + Promise Of The Real, Telluride, Colorado - 10/1/16

Neil Young + Promise Of The Real
Telluride, Colorado - 10/1/16

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The Photo of the Moment is "Namaste" from Neil Young + Promise Of The Real concert in Telluride, Colorado, on October 1, 2016 by this blog's Editor-in-Chief, Principal Photographer, Spell Checker Liaison and Spam Blocker/Troll Slayer Department Lead.

The photo was snapped from the rail at the conclusion of the 2 day concert run in Telluride, Colorado which we were privileged to experience. As Neil gazed down on the crew of "Rusties on the Rail" -- which stretched from one end of the stage to the other in kaleidoscope of psychedelic colors -- the rusties signaled their approval with "Namaste". To which he looked out at us and returned the favor, as seen above.

"There is a town in North Colorado..."

It was a "Rustie Telluride Town Takeover" as Neil Young fans from around the world doubled the off-season ski town's population. Everywhere was a song and celebration.

It was a weekend filled with paradoxes -- in more ways then one. As we found out during the concerts, Daryl Hannah was directing a film with Neil Young + Promise Of The Real & Willie Nelson, using the town as a backdrop for a retro Western "loud poem".

w/ Paul

PARADOX Film Scene Location
w/ Hounds That Howell & Shaka Geoff
Down by the Waterfall

Photo by Expecting To Fly

Taking Ski Gondola to Concert

Oh, what a beautiful day for an outdoor concert!
w/ Brian, photo by Mike

Everywhere was a song and celebration
w/ HarryO

"Are You Ready for The Rail?"
Rusties Down in the Pit

"After The Goldrush"

"After The Goldrush"
Golden Light on The Rockies

"Heart of Gold"

"Heart of Gold"
Fading Light Hits Golden Aspens

"Mother Earth"

Band Meeting on Next Song from Setlist

Thanks to all the rusties who helped create this magical weekend high up in the Colorado Rockies.

For more, see Neil Young + Promise Of The Real Concert in Telluride, Colorado, October 1, 2016 and
PARADOX: Daryl Hannah directs a film with Neil Young + Promise Of The Real & Willie Nelson.

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At 3/19/2018 11:59:00 AM, Blogger wsanjose01 said...

nice pics from a great show. stunningly beautiful country. would love to get back there someday. Last Dollar saloon was allot of fun too.

At 3/30/2018 10:40:00 AM, Blogger Hoping said...

Isn't Telluride more Southern or even Central Colorado?


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