(UPDATE 8/18/15) Seminal folk artist Neil Young isn’t slowing down anytime soon. The 69-year-old is taking his new band, Promise of the Real, out on the road for a fall tour through the U.S. and Canada in October. The tour will primarily remain on the West Coast, making 11 stops it total over the two-week swing.
Young embarks on the short run on October 1 at Adams Event Center in Missoula, Montana. The band will make two stops in Washington before heading up to Vancouver for its sole Canadian gig at Queen Elizabeth Theatre on October 5. Other notable stops include the WaMu Theater in Seattle, Earle Chiles Center in Portland, Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas and The Forum in Los Angeles. It wraps with a show at the Greek Theatre on October 17.
An exclusive pre-sale will be made available beginning Thursday and general public on-sale beginsFriday morning. The setlist contains nearly three hours of Young’s classics alongside new material from Promise of the Real’s collaborative album with him, The Monsanto Years, which was released back in June.
Check out the complete list of dates below:
Neil Young and Promise of the Real 2015 Tour Dates
Oct. 1 – Missoula, Mont., Adams Event Center
Oct. 2 – Spokane, Wash., Spokane Arena
Oct. 4 – Seattle, Wash., WaMu Theater
Oct. 5 – Vancouver, British Columbia, Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Oct. 7 – Portland, Ore., Earle Chiles Center
Oct. 8 – Eugene, Ore., Matthew Knight Arena
Oct. 10 – Santa Barbara, Calif., Santa Barbara Bowl
Oct. 11 – Las Vegas, Nev., The Cosmopolitan Of Las Vegas
Oct. 13 – La Jolla, Calif., UCSD RIMAC Arena
Oct. 14 – Inglewood, Calif., Forum
Oct. 17 – Berkeley, Calif., Greek Theatre at UC Berkeley
Champlain Valley Expo Most Expensive, Pinnacle Bank Arena Cheapest Remaining Venues on Neil Young’s 2015 Summer Tour
(UPDATE 7/6/15) Neil Young is proving that he is anything but an Old Man on his current summer tour. The ageless folk singer hit the ground running over the weekend, opening up his 11-show tour at Milwaukee’s Summerfest on Sunday. Young remains on the road in the U.S. through the end of the month and is posting big demand on the secondary ticket market. According to TicketIQ, the average secondary price for Neil Young tickets over his remaining three weeks of shows is $181.76.
Young will play his most expensive show on July 19 at Champlain Valley Expo in Vermont. Neil Young Vermont tickets currently average at $285.44 and the cheapest available ticket is $94. Two other shows own a secondary ticket average above $200 – July 21 at Jones Beach Theater ($250.03) and July 17 at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts ($230.75).
Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska will be the cheapest stop of tour onJuly 11. That show currently averages a $124.83 ticket and the get-in price starts at $52. Other least expensive shows include July 16 at Susquehanna Bank Center ($143.73/avg.), July 14 at DTE Energy Music Theatre ($149.20) and July 8 at Red Rocks Amphitheatre ($149.81/avg.).
Young will be on the road through July 24, when he wraps at WayHome Music and Arts Festival in Ontario.
Neil Young Begins North American Summer Tour This Weekend
(UPDATE 6/29/15) Iconic musician Neil Young is hitting the open road this weekend. The 69-year-old is slated to play 13 shows in the U.S. and Canada through the beginning of August and he is seeing big demand for tickets on the secondary market. According to TicketIQ, the average secondary price for Neil Young tickets is $170.99.
The most expensive stop along the way comes on July 19 at Champlain Valley Expo in Essex Junction, Vermont. That show currently owns a secondary ticket average of $280.26 and the get-in price, or cheapest available ticket, is $142. Other top-priced shows will be on July 17 at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts in New York ($244.63/avg., $60 get-in), July 22 at Xfinity Center in Boston ($221.37/avg., $55 get-in) and July 9 at Red Rocks in Colorado ($218.57/avg., $82.72 get-in).
Conversely, a July 5 gig at Marcus Amphitheater in Milwaukee will be the cheapest show of tour with an average ticket price of $93.48 and $30 get-in price. It is the only show averaging below $100 on the resale market. August 6 marks the second cheapest show at Pacific Amphitheatre in Costa Mesa, California. That gig currently owns a secondary ticket average of $103.02 and the get-in price is $44.
Young will be touring alongside Los Angeles-based rock outfit Promise of the Real, who will perform at the bulk of summer dates. Other notable artists that will open for the “Heart of Gold” singer include Blue Rodeo, Band Of Horses, Puss N Boots, Neil Giraldo and Dennis DeYoung.
Neil Young Announces July Tour Dates with The Promise of the Real
(4/20/15) Neil Young has revealed touring plans following the June release of The Monsanto Years, his first studio collaboration with Los Angeles-based rock band The Promise of the Real. The Rebel Content Tour will run through the month of July and make 11 stops in the U.S. and Canada along the way.
It officially kicks off on July 5 at Summerfest in Milwaukee. Two consecutive shows at Red Rocks in Colorado follow before the iconic singer heads to Pinnacle Bank Arena in Nebraska on July 11. The tour will make its final and sole stop in Canada on July 24 at the WayHome Music & Art Festival in Ontario.
Band of Horses and Puss N Boots will open select dates along the month-long road stint. With every ticket purchased online, fans will be given the free additional option of receiving a digital or physical copy of The Monsanto Years, which is set to hit shelves on June 16.
Check out the complete tour itinerary below and check back here for all Neil Young and The Promise of the Real tour updates and announcements.
Neil Young and The Promise of the Real 2015 Tour Dates
7/05 - Summerfest - Milwaukee, WI
7/08 + 7/09 - Red Rocks - Morrison, CO
7/11 - Pinnacle Bank Arena - Lincoln, NE
7/13 - Riverbend Music Center - Cincinnati, OH
7/14 - DTE Energy Music Theatre - Clarkston, MI
7/16 - Susquehanna Bank Center - Camden, NJ
7/17 - Bethel Woods - Bethel, NY
7/21 - Nikon at Jones Beach Theater - Wantagh, NY
7/22 - Xfinity Center - Mansfield, MA
7/24 - WayHome Music & Art Festival - Oro-Medonte, ON