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Neil Young’s Live Rust 40th anniversary concert tour

Press Release – Sandra Roberts

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Neil Young’s 1979 Live Rust album that captured the best of his Rust Never Sleeps Tour, a super group of New Zealand artists will come together to perform live in concert, the album in its entirety, track-by-track.

From Comes a Time, After the Gold Rush and The Needle and the Damage Done to the thunderous exhilaration of Like A Hurricane, Cinnamon Girl and Cortez the Killer, this is the best of Neil Young at the peak of his powers being performed by some of our most passionate and accomplished artists and musicians.

Liam Finn joins Samuel Flynn Scott and Chris O’Connor from The Phoenix Foundation, the prodigious SJD and award-winning artists Reb Fountain and Delaney Davidson, together with The Bads’ Dianne Swann and Brett Adams for three amazing concerts in Wellington, Christchurch and Auckland this August.

Bridging solo acoustic jewels and explosive electrical storm, Live Rust sold platinum in the US but only in New Zealand did it reach #1, spending a staggering 50 weeks in the charts.

New Zealand’s finest will recreate that mother lode of Live Rust hits track by track – with an opening set of classics spanning Buffalo Springfield to Crazy Horse.

With one of the greatest repertoires known to rock, and with sound and lighting production values befitting the legend, the Live Rust concert is not to be missed by Neil Young fans.

Produced by Liberty Stage – the company that produced the Last Waltz Anniversary Tour and recently brought us A Bowie Celebration featuring alumni from David Bowie’s band.
Presales have started for Wellington and Auckland via Ticketmaster
Christchurch will go on sale on Monday.

NEIL YOUNG LIVE RUST 1979 ALBUM | THE TOUR
Set One: Anthology of Classics: Buffalo Springfield – Crazy Horse
Set Two: LIVE RUST 1979 Album – performed track by track, back to back.

August 6 – Opera House Wellington – Ticketmaster – 7pm
August 8 – Jame Hay Theatre, Christchurch – Ticketek – 8pm
August 9, The Civic, Auckland – Ticketmaster – 8pm

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