Neil Young & Crazy Horse hit the road this fall for first tour in eight years

Jun 19, 2012

BROOKLYN, NY – Having already thrilled fans with the release of “AMERICANA”, their first album in nine years, Neil Young & Crazy Horse have announced that they will hit the road this fall for their first tour together since 2004. The band will perform with Patti Smith and her Band, and Everest, at the new Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY on Monday, December 3rd. Tickets for the show will go on sale Monday, June 25th.

“AMERICANA” is a rich collection of classic American compositions, some dating back 200 years or more and each has its own unique history veiled with multiple meanings and relatable, lyrical significance as applicable today as they were in the America of yesteryear.

Crazy Horse: Young, Billy Talbot, Ralph Molina, and Poncho Sampredo will hit the road to perform for audiences across North America beginning October 3rd and continuing on for two months. The tour will visit cities from coast to coast, including stops to the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, United Center in Chicago, and Air Canada Centre in Toronto.

“AMERICANA” was produced by Neil and John Hanlon along with Mark Humphreys, and engineered by John Hanlon with John Hausmann and Jeff Pinn. It was recorded at Audio Casa Blanca by John Hanlon.

Fans purchasing their concert tickets on-line will receive a copy of the brand new CD – AMERICANA, available in stores now released by Reprise Records.

Tickets for Neil Young & Crazy Horse at Barclays Center, Monday, December 3rd , will go on sale Monday, June 25th at 10AM and will be available through Ticketmaster by visiting www.barclayscenter.com or www.ticketmaster.com, or by calling 800-745-3000. General admission floor tickets are available in all markets with the exception of Los Angeles.

$1.00 from every ticket sold will go directly to benefit The Bridge School, which assists children with severe physical impairments and complex communication needs.

Brooklyn Nets All Access season ticket buyers have the opportunity to purchase tickets for Barclays Center events before the general public. For more information, visit www.barclayscenter.com and follow @BarclaysCenter on Twitter and Facebook for the latest updates and special pre-sale offers.

“It is a privilege for Barclays Center to host Neil Young & Crazy Horse, an iconic figure in the history of rock and pop culture,” said Barclays Center CEO Brett Yormark. “Neil Young & Crazy Horse join an ever-growing list of renowned artists that will perform at Barclays Center. We are proud to continue offering a wide variety of music that reflects the diverse tastes of Brooklyn.”