Neil Young, Arcade Fire, Others Perform At 25th Annual Bridge School Benefit
The 25th Annual Bridge School Benefit was held at San Francisco’s Shoreline Amphitheatre this weekend with a who’s who of artists from the past and present. Those included were [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Tony Bennett[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Eddie Vedder[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Carlos Santana[/lastfm], and GRAMMY winners [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Arcade Fire[/lastfm].
You can watch Neil’s duet with Arcade Fire after the jump!
Organized by Neil Young and his wife Pegi, The Bridge School Benefit Concert is an annual non-profit charity concert held in Mountain View, California, every October. All proceeds go towards the Bridge School, which assists children with severe physical impairments and complex communication needs.
One of the many performances from the weekend was Young’s duet with Arcade Fire, who performed “Helpless” for the crowd.
Young also accompanied [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Mumford & Sons[/lastfm] for a rendition of his own song “Dance, Dance, Dance.”
And finally, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Eddie Vedder[/lastfm] performing the John Lennon penned “You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away.”
Performers at the 2011 Bridge School Benefit:
- Neil Young
- Dave Matthews
- Arcade Fire
- Foo Fighters (Sunday only)
- Tony Bennett (Sunday only)
- Eddie Vedder
- Los Invisibles featuring Carlos Santana, Cindy Blackman Santana and guests
- Mumford & Sons
- Norah Jones & The Little Willies
- Devendra Banhart
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