Mar 7, 2011

NEIL YOUNG ANNOUNCES SPRING SOLO TOUR KICKING IT OFF AT DPAC

3.7.11- NEIL YOUNG ANNOUNCES SPRING SOLO TOUR KICKING IT OFF AT DPAC Friday, April 15th. ON SALE FRIDAY.

(Durham, NC) — Legendary rocker Neil Young will embark on a solo tour that will kick off on April 15th at DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center, and conclude on May 7th in Chicago. The tour, which will include stops with a pair of nights at Boston’s Wang Center and two shows at the prestigious and intimate Avery Fisher Hall in NYC’s Lincoln Center, will cover songs from his current acclaimed album, Le Noise as well as classic tracks performed in both electric and acoustic settings. Young recently won his second-ever Grammy Award for “Best Rock Song” for “Angry World” — a track off Le Noise, which was also nominated for “Best Rock Album.”

Tickets for DPAC’s April 15th performance go on sale to the public beginning this Friday March 11th at 10am:
• Online at DPACnc.com
• DPAC Ticket Center: 919.680.2787, 123 Vivian Street, Durham, NC
• Ticketmaster.com / Ticketmaster Charge by phone at 800.745.3000
• Ticketmaster outlets including Crabtree Valley Mall

Tickets start at $69.00 plus service charges. Fans should check local listings for updated tour and ticketing information.

“I cherish this opportunity to host an artist like Neil Young in the intimate setting at DPAC” said Bob Klaus, GM of DPAC. “For Neil Yong fans this is the show of a lifetime.”

The eight-song Le Noise, among Young’s most critically-embraced albums, is a collaboration between the acclaimed rock icon and musician, songwriter, and multiple Grammy Award-winning producer Daniel Lanois, known for his work with U2, Bob Dylan, Peter Gabriel, Brian Eno, Emmylou Harris, Willie Nelson, The Neville Brothers and many others. Le Noise was released by Reprise Records on September 28th, 2010.

Neil Young’s upcoming tour dates are as follows:
04/15 Durham, NC DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center
04/17 Richmond, VA Landmark Theater
04/19 Boston, MA Wang Theatre
04/20 Boston, MA Wang Theatre
04/22 Providence, RI Providence PAC
04/24 New York, NY Avery Fisher Hall
04/25 New York, NY Avery Fisher Hall
04/27 Baltimore, MD Hippodrome
04/28 Baltimore, MD Hippodrome
04/30 Philadelphia, PA Tower Theatre
05/01 Philadelphia, PA Tower Theatre
05/03 Cincinnati, OH Aronoff Center
05/04 Detroit, MI Fox Theatre
05/06 Chicago, IL Chicago Theatre
05/07 Chicago, IL Chicago Theatre

Fri, Apr 15, 2011 • 8:00 PM

Neil Young

April 15, 2011