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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My Morning Jacket.
Jenny Lewis, Elvis Costello, ?, and Neil Young.
The long awaited return of Tom Waits.
Queens of the Stone Age.
Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young.
Setlists by Band:
Somebody to Love(Queen cover)
We Are Young
Raised Right Men
Talking at the Same Time (Live Debut)
Tom Traubert’s Blues
Lucinda / Ain’t Goin Down
Last Leaf (Live Debut)
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
My God Is the Sun
Burn the Witch
Make It Wit Chu
The Vampyre of Time and Memory
Go With the Flow
Changes (Phil Ochs cover)
Blowin’ in the Wind (Bob Dylan cover)
Comes a Time
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)
The Way That He Sings
Harvest Moon (Neil Young cover) (with Neil Young)
Oh! Sweet Nuthin’ (The Velvet Underground cover) (with Neil Young) (also with Elvis Costello, 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)
Just One of the Guys (Jenny and Johnny song)
Head Under Water
Silver Lining (Rilo Kiley song) (Jenny solo: vocal and guitar)
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
Radio Sweetheart / Jackie Wilson Said
Tripwire / (What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love And Understanding
A Slow Drag With Josephine
Love Field (with Larkin Poe)
Blame It on Cain (with Larkin Poe)
King Midas in Reverse (The Hollies cover) (with Graham Nash)
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)
Long May You Run (The Stills-Young Band cover)
Suite: Judy Blue Eyes (Crosby, Stills & Nash cover)
Teach Your Children
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