Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Neil Younger Publicizes West Coast Tour That includes Songs He’s By no means Performed Dwell

Ever because the pandemic, Neil Younger has been reticent to return to the stage. After his friends began performing once more, Younger mentioned that he nonetheless wasn’t comfy. Final yr, Younger mentioned that he and his group have been “making an attempt to determine how you can do a self-sustaining, renewable tour” however that he didn’t know whether or not that will ever occur: “I’m undecided I need to, I’m nonetheless feeling that out.” A number of months in the past, in response to the Remedy’s Ticketmaster troubles, Younger wrote that “CONCERT TOURS are not enjoyable.” However now Younger has introduced that he’s lastly able to hit the highway. He’s heading out on a brief West Coast tour subsequent month.

Neil Younger’s tour announcement says that he’s working with Ticketmaster venues “to ensure tickets can solely be resold at their authentic worth.” As the Neil Younger Information fansite reviews, Younger teased this tour throughout a Zoom name with Patron-tier followers yesterday. Apparently, he instructed followers that the tour could be solo-acoustic and that 80% of his setlist could be songs that he’s by no means performed dwell. He talked about a few examples: 1994’s “Prime Of Life” — which he performed dwell as soon as, when it was new — and the the 1983 Trans music “If You Bought Love” — which he’s performed dwell a bunch of instances, however not since 1986. So perhaps these are extra dwell rarities than never-performed-before songs. Nonetheless. Fairly cool.

Singer-songwriter Chris Pierce will open the West Coast reveals, and the press launch guarantees “extra dates to observe.” Take a look at these tour dates beneath.

7/01-02 – Los Angeles, CA @ John Anson Ford *
7/04/05 – Los Angeles, CA @ John Anson Ford *
7/07 – Santa Barbara, CA @ Santa Barbara Bowl *
7/08 – Paso Robles, CA @ Vina Robles Amphitheatre *
7/11 – San Diego, CA @ The Shell *
7/13 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Greek Theatre *
7/15 – Berkeley, CA @ The Greek *
7/17 – Bend, OR @ Hayden Properties Amphitheater *
7/18 – Ridgefield, WA @ RV Inn Model Resorts Amphitheater *
7/20 – Auburn, WA @ White River Amphitheatre *
7/23 – Napa, CA @ Oxbow RiverStage *

* with Chris Pierce

The art work for the tour includes a prepare, so perhaps that’s how Younger will make the entire thing environmentally sustainable.

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