live music: BRIDGE SCHOOL BENEFIT x SHORELINE x 10.27.13

Musicians perform at Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, CA. All photos © Joe Russo and Joe Russo Photo. Please do not use without written permission.

Shoreline Amphitheater- Mountain View, CA. – This year I was lucky enough to attend the second day of Neil and Pegi Young’s Bridge School Benefit at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, CA. Proceeds benefit the Bridge School, which assists children with severe physical impairments and complex communication needs. The first Bridge School was back in 1986 and has been held almost every year since [except 1987]. Over the years, Neil has put together some pretty amazing lineups and musicians; from Pearl Jam [8x] to Elton John to The Who and the list goes on and on. The 2 day benefit/performances are generally acoustic performances.

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Heart.
Musicians perform at Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, CA. All photos © Joe Russo and Joe Russo Photo. Please do not use without written permission.

My Morning Jacket.
Musicians perform at Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, CA. All photos © Joe Russo and Joe Russo Photo. Please do not use without written permission.

Musicians perform at Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, CA. All photos © Joe Russo and Joe Russo Photo. Please do not use without written permission.

Jenny Lewis, Elvis Costello, ?, and Neil Young.
Musicians perform at at Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, CA. All photos © Joe Russo and Joe Russo Photo. Please do not use without written permission.

The long awaited return of Tom Waits.
Musicians perform at Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, CA. All photos © Joe Russo and Joe Russo Photo. Please do not use without written permission.

Musicians perform at Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, CA. All photos © Joe Russo and Joe Russo Photo. Please do not use without written permission.

Musicians perform at Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, CA. All photos © Joe Russo and Joe Russo Photo. Please do not use without written permission.

Musicians perform at Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, CA. All photos © Joe Russo and Joe Russo Photo. Please do not use without written permission.

Queens of the Stone Age.
Musicians perform at Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, CA. All photos © Joe Russo and Joe Russo Photo. Please do not use without written permission.

Musicians perform at Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, CA. All photos © Joe Russo and Joe Russo Photo. Please do not use without written permission.

Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young.
Musicians perform at Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, CA. All photos © Joe Russo and Joe Russo Photo. Please do not use without written permission.

Musicians perform at Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, CA. All photos © Joe Russo and Joe Russo Photo. Please do not use without written permission.

Musicians perform at Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, CA. All photos © Joe Russo and Joe Russo Photo. Please do not use without written permission.

Musicians perform at Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, CA. All photos © Joe Russo and Joe Russo Photo. Please do not use without written permission.

Musicians perform at Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, CA. All photos © Joe Russo and Joe Russo Photo. Please do not use without written permission.

Musicians perform at Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, CA. All photos © Joe Russo and Joe Russo Photo. Please do not use without written permission.

Musicians perform at Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, CA. All photos © Joe Russo and Joe Russo Photo. Please do not use without written permission.

Musicians perform at Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, CA. All photos © Joe Russo and Joe Russo Photo. Please do not use without written permission.

Setlists by Band:

fun.:
Some Nights
Carry On
The Gambler
Somebody to Love(Queen cover)
We Are Young

Tom Waits:
Raised Right Men
Singapore
Talking at the Same Time (Live Debut)
Chicago
Lucky Day
Tom Traubert’s Blues
Lucinda / Ain’t Goin Down
Last Leaf (Live Debut)
Cemetery Polka
Come On Up to the House
Note: This set featured Les Claypool on the upright bass and David Hidalgo on guitar and accordion.

Queens of the Stone Age:
Long Slow Goodbye
Kalopsia
My God Is the Sun
Burn the Witch
Make It Wit Chu
The Vampyre of Time and Memory
Go With the Flow

Neil Young:
Pre Show:
Changes (Phil Ochs cover)
Blowin’ in the Wind (Bob Dylan cover)
Comes a Time

During Show:
War of Man (with Heart)
Harvest Moon (with My Morning Jacket)
Oh! Sweet Nuthin’ (The Velvet Underground cover) (with My Morning Jacket)

My Morning Jacket:
Wonderful (The Way I Feel)
Welcome Home
The Way That He Sings
Gideon
Golden
Harvest Moon (Neil Young cover) (with Neil Young)
Oh! Sweet Nuthin’ (The Velvet Underground cover) (with Neil Young) (also with Elvis Costello, Jenny Lewis)

Jenny Lewis:
Run Devil Run (Jenny Lewis with The Watson Twins cover)
The Big Guns (Jenny Lewis with The Watson Twins cover)
Rise Up With Fists!! (Jenny Lewis with The Watson Twins cover)
Carpetbaggers
Just One of the Guys (Jenny and Johnny song)
Head Under Water
Silver Lining (Rilo Kiley song) (Jenny solo: vocal and guitar)

Heart:
Even It Up
The Rain Song (Led Zeppelin cover)
Nothing But Love
War Of Man (Neil Young cover) (with Neil Young)
Dear Old America
Crazy On You

Elvis Costello:
Radio Sweetheart / Jackie Wilson Said
Tripwire / (What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love And Understanding
A Slow Drag With Josephine
Brilliant Mistake
Love Field (with Larkin Poe)
Blame It on Cain (with Larkin Poe)
King Midas in Reverse (The Hollies cover) (with Graham Nash)

Diana Krall:
On the Sunny Side of the Street
Simple Twist of Fate (Bob Dylan cover)
I’m Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself A Letter (Fred E. Ahlert and Joe Young, orig. performed by Fats Waller)
A Man Needs a Maid (Neil Young cover) (Diana solo: vocal, piano)
Let It Rain
Sulphur to Sugarcane (Elvis Costello cover) (with Elvis Costello)
Wallflower (Bob Dylan cover) (with Elvis Costello)
Salt Of My Tears

Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young:
Just a Song Before I Go (Crosby, Stills & Nash cover)
Human Highway (Neil Young song)
Don’t Want Lies (Stephen Stills song)
Singer Without a Song (Neil Young song)
What Are Their Names (David Crosby song)
Déjà Vu
Long May You Run (The Stills-Young Band cover)
Suite: Judy Blue Eyes (Crosby, Stills & Nash cover)
Teach Your Children

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