Live Nation announced today that music icon Neil Young will embark on a North American tour commencing October 14th in St. Paul, Minnesota and continuing for eight weeks, culminating at New York's Madison Square Garden on December 15th. The new tour comes on the heels of Young's hugely successful 2008 European tour that brought him before audiences in 14 countries over the course of three months...That means NYC gets Wilco. MSG tickets go on sale September 15th. Other dates go on sale even sooner. Death Cab's next NYC show is at Radio City Music Hall. Wilco's last NYC show was at McCarren Pool. Neil Young's last NYC shows were at United Palace. All Neil Young tour dates below...
...The concerts will feature Young with the same band that so ably backed him in Europe -- Ben Keith, Rick Rosas, Chad Cromwell, Anthony Crawford and Pegi Young. Song sets are expected to be eclectic, featuring both newer material and classic Neil Young hits. Death Cab For Cutie and Everest will support dates from October 14 through November 5; Wilco and Everest are on the bill for dates starting November 29 through the tour's conclusion, with the exception of the December 9 Chicago date which will feature (TBD) and Everest in support.
All shows for this tour will be general admission floor with reserved seating in the stands. General admission tickets will be prices at $75.00 with reserved stand tickets ranging in price from $45.00 to $250.00 (plus all applicable service charges).
Neil Young - 2008 Tour Dates
Tue 10/14 - Saint Paul, MN Xcel Energy Center *
Thu 10/16 - Winnipeg, MB MTS Centre *
Sat 10/18 - Regina, SK Brandt Centre *
Sun 10/19 - Calgary, AB Pengrowth Saddledome *
Tue 10/21 - Everett, WA Comcast Arena At Everett Events Center
Wed 10/22 - Vancouver, BC General Motors Place *
Wed 10/29 - San Diego, CA Cox Arena *
Thu 10/30 - Inglewood, CA The Forum *
Sat 11/01 - Reno, NV Reno Events Center *
Tue 11/04 - Kansas City, MO Sprint Center *
Wed 11/05 - Omaha, NE Qwest Center Omaha *
Sat 11/29 - Halifax, NS Halifax Metro Centre +
Mon 12/01 - Montreal, QC Bell Centre +
Tue 12/02 - Ottawa, ON Scotiabank Place +
Thu 12/04 - Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre +
Sun 12/07 - Auburn Hills, MI The Palace Of Auburn Hills +
Tue 12/09 - Rosemont, IL Allstate Arena ^
Fri 12/12 - Philadelphia, PA The Wachovia Spectrum +
Mon 12/15 - New York, NY Madison Square Garden Arena +
* Death Cab For Cutie and Everest will support dates from October 14 through November 5;
Death Cab is not playing the Everett, WA show.
+ Wilco and Everest are on the bill for dates starting November 29 through the tour's conclusion,
^ with the exception of the December 9 Chicago date which will feature (TBD) and Everest in support.