Thursday, August 1, 2019

Neil Young postpones tour plans to work on archival film projects

Neil Young has postponed his 2019 tour plans to work on a series of archival film projects that span much of his lengthy career.

The rocker “will be devoting the rest of this year to Shakey Pictures projects that deserve our focused attention to complete and deliver at their highest level,” writes the singer on his Neil Young Archives site. “Bringing you all of the footage Shakey Pictures has collected through the years is a pleasure to us. We are combing through and completing. The following is an incomplete list of these current projects, including:


A Rusted Out Garage
Greendale Live
Colorado Sessions
Tokyo Budokan 76
London Odeon Hammersmith 76


Harvest Sessions 71


Greendale - Live At Vicar Street
The Boarding House 1977
Silver And Gold (90s)
Stamford Shakespearean Theater 1971
BBC 1971
Trans 82
Trans 2020 (animated Trans release)

“We will be in the editing suites for the duration of 2019, putting some parts of this together for you,” adds Young. “Thanks for coming to our shows! We plan to be back in 2020! Right now we are gathering the work of a lifetime for you to enjoy at the Hearse Theater and beyond.”

Young recorded a new album with Crazy Horse in April with plans to issue it later this year; it is unknown how the change in his 2019 schedule will affect the timing of the project’s release and possible tour.

The singer has two dates on his fall concert schedule, including an appearance at the Harvest Moon – A Gathering charity show in Lakes Hughes, CA on September 14, and at Farm Aid in East Troy, WI on September 21.

See also:

VIDEO: Neil Young performs rare 1974 track for first time in 16 years
Neil Young and John Mellencamp among headliners for Farm Aid 2019
Neil Young to release archival 1973 live album Tuscaloosa
Neil Young to record new album with Crazy Horse
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