Pegi & Neil Young's Concert For The Bridge School


Updated Fri, Aug 3, 2012 11:15 am

 

PEGI & NEIL YOUNG’S CONCERT FOR THE BRIDGE SCHOOL 
 
– Celebrate 25 Years with Some of the Biggest Names in Music, Including Bruce Springsteen, Pearl Jam, David Bowie, Tom Petty and Others at this Annual Charity Event –
 
Organized by musician Neil Young and his wife, Pegi, the Bridge School Benefit Concert is an annual, nonprofit charity event held every October to raise funds for the school’s programs for the communicative and educational development of children with severe speech and physical impairments. Some of the biggest names in music participate in these all-acoustic concerts held at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California, and this past October marked its 25th anniversary. For the occasion, this PBS concert special includes performances that span the past 25 years. PEGI & NEIL YOUNG’S CONCERT FOR THE BRIDGE SCHOOL is part of special programming premiering on WOUB Saturday, August 18, at 10 p.m. 
 
PEGI & NEIL YOUNG’S CONCERT FOR THE BRIDGE SCHOOL features these performances:
 
“Born in the USA” – Bruce Springsteen 
“Better Man” – Pearl Jam 
“Heroes” – David Bowie 
“Love Hurts” – Emmylou Harris 
“The Road’s My Middle Name – Bonnie Raitt 
“Surfin’ USA” – Brian Wilson (with ensemble) 
“Sense of Purpose” – The Pretenders
“Fire & Rain – James Taylor 
“America” – Simon & Garfunkel 
“Get Back” – Paul McCartney 
“Shadow of a Doubt” – Tom Petty
“Crime in the City” – Neil Young 
 
 
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