Guns N’ Roses, Jack White, Steve Martin Set For Neil Young’s Bridge School Benefit
The 26th annual Bridge School Benefit will take place on October 20 and 21st with an impressive and typically eclectic lineup. Benefiting the Bridge School, a charity created by Neil Young and his wife Pegi, the concert occurs every year at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California.
Joining Young is Jack White, Guns N’ Roses, The Flaming Lips, Sarah McLachlan, Foster the People, Lucinda Williams, Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers, k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang, and Gary Clark Jr.The entire show traditionally has been primarily acoustic, providing concert-goers with a unique show they wouldn’t be able to hear elsewhere.
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Read Axl Rose’s Breakup Letter To The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
After the February announcement that Guns N’ Roses would be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, talk began circulating that band would not be performing at the induction ceremony. Putting the rumors to rest, Axl Rose released a letter this morning explaining why he will not be attending the ceremony this Saturday, and will be declining his induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Check out the entire letter below:
To: The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, Guns N’ Roses Fans and Whom It May Concern,
When the nominations for the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame were first announced I had mixed emotions but, in an effort to be positive, wanting to make the most of things for the fans and with their enthusiasm, I was honored, excited and hoped that somehow this would be a good thing. Of course I realized as things stood, if Guns N’ Roses were to be inducted it’d be somewhat of a complicated or awkward situation.
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