canada.gif

gb.gif

de.gif

us.gif
Neil Young's new album "Homegrown" is now available for pre-order. Order here
(Please shop locally & independently. But if you can't, we appreciate your supporting Thrasher's Wheat by clicking this link . Thank you!!!)
ADVERTISEMENT
<-Older Posts Blog Home Newer Posts->

Friday, January 31, 2020

Light Up The Blues Concert w/ Stephen Stills, Neil Young + Others: May 30, 2020, Los Angeles

Stephen Stills & Neil Young
Light Up The Blues 3rd Annual Concert (2015)
Photo by Jeff Allen
(Click photo to enlarge)

Stephen Stills "Light Up The Blues" annual autism awareness benefit concert for Autism Speaks will be on May 30, 2020, at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles, CA.

This is the only announced concert date for a live performance by Neil Young in the new year 2020, thus far. It appears that Neil Young will play with Promise of the Real. Additional artists can be added.

From 2018, Stephen Stills Teams Up With Neil Young For Autism Benefit | Rolling Stone by Andy Greene:
"The reason we started Light Up The Blues was out of the void of me not having to be micromanaging Henry so much, as he was finally in a good place," Stills' wife Krisen tells Rolling Stone. "Stephen and I wanted to give back to families that don’t have time and resources to make their kid's life a full-time job with lots of overtime."

Last year was the first time they didn't hold a concert since they started the organization. "Neil [Young] stopped by our house one day last year," says Krisen. "He said, 'Stephen, man, we gotta do Light Up The Blues again.'" Stills couldn't have agreed more. "He said, 'Look, I'm out of the Bridge School. And now it's over to you,'" says Stephen. "I watched how he did the Bridge School benefits and I got great lessons from it."

Neil Young, Stephen Stills, Patti Smith, Mike Campbell & Chris Stills
"Light Up The Blues" Concert, Dolby Theater, Los Angeles, CA - April 21
Photo by Deb

More on 2018 "Light Up The Blues" Concert, Los Angeles, CA - April 21 (photos, videos, reviews, etc.).


More on Light Up The Blues 4th Annual (2016) Concert w/ Stephen Stills, Neil Young + Others.


More on 2015 Light Up The Blues 3rd Annual Concert (photos, videos, reviews, etc.).


Stephen Stills & Neil Young
The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing GRAMMY Event
Village Recording Studios, Los Angeles, California - January 21st, 2014





Labels: , , ,


9 Comments:

At 2/01/2020 02:16:00 PM, Blogger Joel_Grant said...

I live in Seattle and will not be attending this event but I was curious to see how much tickets cost.

I went to the Greek Theatre web site and they do not show this on their calendar. On the contrary, they list a different show on May 20, Local Natives and Foals.

https://www.lagreektheatre.com/events

I also could not find the event on the Autism Speaks web site.

So, what is the story? I believe the story, I am just curious as to why finding information is not straightforward.

 
At 2/01/2020 02:46:00 PM, Blogger Babbo B. said...

Initially announced as May 30 (as cited above), not May 20. The info originally was listed on the Autism Speaks site at the link Thrasher provides, but has since been removed for reasons that remain unclear. Neil has said on NYA that it will take place in "late May" but didn't give a specific date.

 
At 2/01/2020 04:06:00 PM, Blogger Joel_Grant said...

Doh! That's right, May 30. Nothing at all scheduled at Greek Theater that day so not sure what is going on.

 
At 2/01/2020 06:20:00 PM, Blogger Steve Rust Downunder said...

This comment has been removed by the author.

 
At 2/01/2020 06:25:00 PM, Blogger Steve Rust Downunder said...

What would great would Pay Per View..say on Autism Site... So we could all drop in pay say $20 have a party crank it up and enjoy the show... even level it there so can keep earning...this would raise a heap cash and be a Win Win

 
At 2/01/2020 06:53:00 PM, Blogger Blind-Mikey said...

Yes, like the guys above, looking everywhere for tix sales info, but none to be found. Anyone out there know what’s up with this?

 
At 2/02/2020 02:11:00 PM, Blogger Unknown said...

Cant stand Neil Young..wouldnt go if it was free..

 
At 2/02/2020 02:23:00 PM, Blogger Blind-Mikey said...

Now, “Unknown,” the mere fact that you posted on this sight makes me wonder if you’re full of sh*t. See (well, I don’t very well actually), but, if you’re on this blog, you have to have some interest in NY, or why would you troll obscure fan sites like this one of artists you “can’t stand?” There is no reason for you to be here if you “can’t stand” NY. So, don’t be a troll. Either be respectful when on a fan-loved site to those who love the artist for whom the site is dedicated to, or simply go away, quietly. Peace!

 
At 2/02/2020 03:24:00 PM, Blogger thrasher said...

Thanks Blind-Mikey for the Troll Patrol duties.
a thankless task. at this point, we all know that this sort of obvious trolling/shilling just means that we're on the right path and a badge of vindication.

the doubters be damned and they're days are numbered...

"The only people mad at you for speaking the TRUTH are those people who are living a LIE. Keep speaking the TRUTH."

The Essence of "The Doubters"
http://neilyoungnews.thrasherswheat.org/2013/03/the-essence-of-doubters-neil-young.html

peace,
#WT1sWBWO

 

Post a Comment

<< Home

<-Older Posts Blog Home Newer Posts->

Willie for a Nobel!
#Willie4Nobel

Willie Nelson for Nobel Peace Prize
for Farm Aid and his work on
alternative fuels, and world peace initiatives.

farm-aid-logo.gif
Farm Aid

Go Farmers Markets!


"In the >field< of opportunity
It's plowin' time again."

SUPPORTER
logo
Silverline Communications

(Home of the FarmAidians)
Tecumseh, Ontario, Canada
(519) 737-7979



Demand justice for Aaron:
Support "Aaron's Law" and inquiry into his prosecution

(... he didn't kill himself either...) #AaronDidntKillHimself

Induct Neil Young & Crazy Horse
Into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame



Please Help Support Independent Media &
Non-Corporate Advertising
This Blog's For You!


The Hypocrisy of the Mainstream Media

It's Been Called The
"Missing Link" in the Ditch Trilogy

time-fades-away-banner2a

Sign the Release "Time Fades Away" Petition
Join The 10,000+ Who Have Already Signed


broken-arrow-mag-new-logo.gif

Neil Young Appreciation Society


sugar-mtn-logo.jpg
Sugar Mountain

Neil Young Setlists
rust-radio-new
Rust Radio


bumpersticker-neil-concert.jpg


i-l-ove-neil-young-sm.jpg
Bands Covering Neil Young songs


bumper-sticker-live-music-better-sm.jpg
LIVE MUSIC IS BETTER


ny-times-logo.jpg
Official Neil Young News Site

bridgeschool_logo
The Bridge School


The Bridge School Concerts
25th Anniversary Edition

**100% of Proceeds to Benefit Bridge School***

linda-eastman-neil-young-sugar-mtn-sm.jpg
The Essential Neil Young

neil-young-sleeveless.jpg
Fans Favorite Neil Albums

neil-young-heart-of-gold-film-still
Top 50 MP3
Neil Young Song Downloads


Top 10 Best Selling Neil Albums Today
amazon-neil-store.GIF
Support Thrasher's Wheat
via Purchases from:
United States - Amazon.com us.gif
Canada - Amazon.ca canada.gif
United Kingdom - Amazon.uk gb.gif
Germany - Amazon.de de.gif



Neil Young Songbook Project

In the fields of wheat

"Children of Destiny" will NOT be harvested
However, the chaff will be burned by unquenchable fire

Neil Young + Promise of the Real

Europe 2016 Tour Dates



2015 Rebel Content Tour


Neil Young & Crazy Horse
Alchemy Concert Tour Reviews

Fall 2012 N. America Tour
Spring 2013 Australia/New Zealand Tour
Summer 2013 Europe Tour

Europe Summer 2014 Concert Tour
Neil Young & Crazy Horse

Thrasher's Wheat Radio Supporters Go To Europe

jttp-film-poster-sm.jpg
Neil Young Films

musicares-neil-young-2010.jpg
2010 MusiCares Honors Neil Young

Features Elvis Costello, Crosby Stills & Nash, Sheryl Crow, Josh Groban, Ben Harper, Elton John, Norah Jones, Lady Antebellum, Dave Matthews, James Taylor, Keith Urban, and others.
Proceeds from sales go to MusiCares,
which helps musicians in need of
financial and medical assistance.

live-rust-promo-poster.jpg


"There's more to the picture
Than meets the eye"

#BigShift

trans-promo



Neil Young FAQ:
Everything Left to Know About the Iconic and Mercurial Rocker
"an indispensable reference"

paul-neil-bridge2004-sat-sfc-kkomenich-sm.jpg
Paul McCartney and Neil Young

woodstock-poster.jpg


"You can make a difference
If you really a try"

lennon_peace_liberty
John Lennon and Neil Young


"hailed by fans as a wonderful read"

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young:
csny-1974-poster.jpg
The Supergroup of the 20th Century



Director Jonathan Demme's Exquisite film "Heart of Gold"

eddie & neil
Eddie Vedder and Neil Young

buffalo-springfield-poster.jpg
Revisiting The Significance of
The Buffalo Springfield


"The revolution will not be televised"
... it will be blogged, streamed,
tweeted, shared and liked
The Embarrassment of Mainstream Media

Turn Off Your TV & Have A Life


"Everything Is Bullshit" +
"Turn Off The News"
Turn Off the News (Build a Garden)


Neil Young 2016 Year in Review:
The Year of The Wheat

Kurt Cobain
Kurt Cobain and Neil Young

Neil Young's Feedback:
An Acquired Taste?

Young Neil: The Sugar Mountain Years
by Rustie Sharry "Keepin' Jive Alive in T.O." Wilson

"the definitive source of Neil Young's formative childhood years in Canada"

neil & joni
Joni Mitchell & Neil Young

europe 1987.jpg


dylan-young-crop
Bob and Neil

weld
So Who Really Was "The Godfather of Grunge"?


Four Dead in Ohio
kent state
So What Really Happened at Kent State?


The Four Dead in Ohio



May The FOUR Be With You #MayThe4thBeWithYou

concert-pass-europe-2003-solo.jpg


dissent is not treason
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism

Rockin' In The Free World



Sing Truth to Power!
When Neil Young Speaks Truth To Power,
The World Listens

emmylou-harris-neil-young-0305-crop
Emmylou Harris and Neil Young

wilco-062305-wide-background.jpg
Wilco and Neil Young

bluenotes-pass-young88crewlam-sm.jpg

bruce-springsteen-neil-young-bridge-oct-1986.jpg
Bruce Springsteen and Neil Young

europe87concertpass


elton-john-neil-young-crop-sm.jpg
Elton John and Neil Young

ronnie-vanzant-neil.jpg
Lynyrd Skynyrd and Neil Young

+

The Meaning of "Sweet Home Alabama" Lyrics


Neil Young Nation -
"The definitive Neil Young fan book"

powderfinger
"Powderfinger"
What does the song mean?

Random Neil Young Link of the Moment
neil-sad.jpg

Bonnie Raitt and Neil Young

Wisconsin-solidarity.jpg
I'm Proud to Be A Union Man

UNITED WE STAND/DIVIDED WE FALL


When Neil Young is Playing,
You Shut the Fuck Up


Class War:
They Started It and We'll Finish It...
peacefully

A battle raged on the open page...
No Fear, No Surrender. Courage
WE WON'T BACK DOWN. NEVER STAND DOWN.

"What if Al Qaeda blew up the levees?"
Full Disclousre Now


"I've Got The Revolution Blues"

Willie Nelson & Neil Young
Willie Nelson for Nobel Peace Prize



John Mellencamp:
Why Willie Deserves a Nobel

willie_picnic_poster_070503



Love and Only Love

"Thinking about what a friend had said,
I was hoping it was a lie"


We're All On
A Journey Through the Past

Neil Young's Moon Songs
Tell Us The F'n TRUTH
(we can handle it... try us)

Freedom:
freedom-video
Does Anything Else Really Matter?

"Nobody's free until everybody's free."
~~ Fannie Lou Hamer

Here Comes "The Big Shift"
#BigShift

Maybe everything you think you know is wrong? NOTHING IS AS IT SEEMS
"It's all illusion anyway."

Propaganda = Mind Control
NOTHING IS AS IT SEEMS
Guess what?
"Symbols Rule the World, not Words or Laws."
... and symbolism will be their downfall...

Brighter Planet's 350 Challenge
Be The Rain, Be The Change

csny2k-plate.jpg
the truth will set you free
This Machine Kills Fascists


"Children of Destiny" - THE Part of THE Solution

(Frame from Official Music Video)

war is not the answer
yet we are
Still Living With War

"greed is NOT good"
Hey Big Brother!
Stop Spying On Us!
Civic Duty Is Not Terrorism

The Achilles Heel
#NullifyNSA
Orwell (and Grandpa) Was Right
“Emancipate yourself from mental slavery.”
~~ Bob Marley

The Essence of "The Doubters"



Yes, There's Definitely A Hole in The Sky


Even Though The Music Died 50+ Years Ago
,
Open Up the "Tired Eyes" & Wake up!
"consciousness is near"
What's So Funny About
Peace, Love, & Understanding & Music?

churchsign
Show Me A Sign


Words

(Between the lines of age)


And in the end, the love you take
Is equal to the love you make

~~ John & Paul


Namaste