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October 22nd - SHORELINE AMPHITHEATRE, MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, USA Print E-mail
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Capacity: 22,500

Concert starts: 5pm

Address of venue: 1 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. MAP

Website: www.mountainviewamphitheater.com

 

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Roger Waters is going unplugged and joining the likes of Metallica, Dave Matthews, Willie Nelson and Norah Jones for Neil Young's 30th annual acoustic Bridge School Benefit Concerts at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California, on October 22nd and 23rd.

The lineup also includes Case/lang/Veirs (the project of singer-songwriters k.d. lang, Neko Case and Laura Veirs), My Morning Jacket, Cage the Elephant and Nils Lofgren, as well as Neil Young performing with his band Promise of the Real (featuring Willie’s son Lukas Nelson). All the acts are scheduled to perform both days.

Tickets, priced from $44.50 to $199.50, go on sale at 10am EST on Monday, August 29th. Proceeds benefit the school Neil and ex-wife Pegi Young founded in 1986 to help children with severe speech and physical impairments. The event has previously featured performers like Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, Tracy Chapman, Elton John, Tom Waits, Paul McCartney, Sheryl Crow, Santana and more, with this year's participants Metallica having previously performed at the show twice.

Tickets for the first show, which takes place at 5pm on the 22nd, will be available through this link, and for the second show, at 2pm on the 23rd, through this link.

SET LIST - highlight the following with your mouse to read...
Wish You Were Here, The Bravery of Being Out of Range, Mother, Vera, Bring the Boys Back Home, Hello in There (John Prine cover), Forever Young (Bob Dylan cover)

WARNING - SPOILERS AHEAD!

Do not read on if you don't want surprises to be spoilt, regarding what the band played.

The first of Roger's two performances at this event had a nice, varied selection of songs - one of his, four Floyd songs, and two covers. Roger was augmented with My Morning Jacket as the backing band, GE Smith on guitar, and Lucius providing backing vocals. As a nice surprise, for the final song, Neil Young joined them all to duet with Roger, both of them strumming acoustic guitar.

The set list above is as shown on the Setlist.fm website. If you went, please let us know what you thought of the show (and if the set list above is correct).

YOUR HELP NEEDED! We want to cover Roger's concerts the best we can, to share the experience with everyone, especially those who won't be able to attend the shows. We'd love to see ANY pictures, tickets scans, reviews, newspaper reports, and anything else you come across for this show - we look forward to hearing from you!

Last Updated ( Sunday, 23 October 2016 )
 
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