Live Nation announced today that Neil Young & Crazy Horse would be bringing its glorious guitar-rock noise to Rogers Arena on November 11. That's the best news to hit these ears since, well, last week, when Alice Cooper's upcoming gig was announced.
Here's what one well-informed critic had to say about Neil Young & Crazy Horse:
"When Young hooks up with guitarist Frank "Poncho" Sampedro, bassist Billy Talbot, and drummer Ralph Molina, serious sparks fly. Off and on, since 1969's stunning Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere, the no-frills quartet has made some of the finest guitar-rock albums ever, including 1975's Zuma and 1990's Ragged Glory. The live discs Rust Never Sleeps, Live Rust, and Weld aren't too shabby either."
Okay, so maybe that wasn't a well-informed critic. Maybe that was me a few months back. But I stand by it. Just listen to "Cortez the Killer" and tell me I'm wrong. Hopefully that tune'll make the setlist when Neil hits Van, along with tracks from his brand new album, Americana.
Tickets for Neil Young & Crazy Horse go on sale soon, and you'll be able to find them here.
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