Jack White, The Flaming Lips, Guns N’ Roses and Steve Martin Will Appear at Bridge School Benefit
Jack White, Guns N’ Roses, The Flaming Lips, Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers, Gary Clark Jr. and Sarah McLachlan are among the acts slated to perform at the 26th annual Bridge School Benefit. Organized by Neil and Pegi Young, this year’s celebration will take place at Mountain View, CA’s Shoreline Amphitheater on October 20 and 21. All proceeds from the annual, all-acoustic event will benefit The Bridge School. The non-profit organization and school’s mission is to “ensure that individuals with severe speech and physical impairments achieve full participation in their communities through the use of augmentative & alternative means of communication (AAC) and assistive technology (AT) applications and through the development, implementation and dissemination of innovative life-long educational strategies.
Young will perform with his longtime band Crazy Horse at this year’s Bridge School Benefit as part of their first tour since 2004. It will be the rare opportunity to see the electric, jam-heavy group perform in an acoustic setting this fall.
Other confirmed performers include: Foster the People, Lucinda Williams, Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers, k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang and Gary Clark Jr. This is the first time Guns N’ Roses, Jack White, the Flaming Lips, Foster The People, Steve Martin, k.d. lang and Gary Clark Jr. have performed at the annual event.
Here’s a look at this year’s confirmed lineup
Neil Young & Crazy Horse
Guns N’ Roses
The Flaming Lips
Foster the People
Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers
k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang
Gary Clark Jr.
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