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Young tours with Crazy Horse

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 – Neil Young & Crazy Horse will hit the road this fall for their first tour together since 2004 following the release of "Americana."

The disc, out today, is a collection of classic American compositions, some dating back 200 years or more, including Oh Susannah, Jesus' Chariot (She'll Be Coming Round The Mountain) and Clementine. The CD was produced by Young, John Hanlon along with Mark Humphreys and engineered by Hanlon with John Hausmann and Jeff Pinn.

Young, Billy Talbot, Ralph Molina, and Poncho Sampredo will start touring Aug. 5 in Colorado and end Dec. 4 in Bridgeport, Conn.

Fans purchasing their concert tickets online will receive a copy of "Americana." Tickets for Neil Young & Crazy Horse will go on sale starting June 8 in select markets at Ticketmaster.com and LiveNation.com. General admission floor tickets are available in all markets with the exception of Los Angeles.

Tour dates are:
Aug. 5 Morrison, CO Red Rocks Amphit.
Aug. 6 Morrison, CO Red Rocks Amphit.
Aug. 10-12 SF, CA Golden Gate Park/Outside Lands Fest. (Actual day TBA)
Oct. 3 Windsor, ONT WFCU Centre
Oct. 5 Kingston, ONT K ROCK Centre
Oct. 6 London, ONT John Labatt Centre
Oct. 8 Cleveland, OH Wolstein Center
Oct. 9 Pittsburgh, PA Petersen Events Center
Oct. 11 Chicago, IL United Center
Oct. 13 Austin, TX Zilker Park / Austin City Limits Fest.
Oct. 14 Tulsa, OK Tulsa Convention Center Arena
Oct. 17 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl
Nov. 10 Seattle, WA Key Arena
Nov. 11 Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena
Nov. 13 Calgary, AB Scotiabank Saddledome
Nov. 14 Saskatoon, SK Credit Union Centre
Nov. 16 Winnipeg, MB MTS Centre
Nov. 19 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre
Nov. 23 Montreal, QC Bell Centre
Nov. 24 Ottawa, ON Scotiabank Place
Nov. 26 Boston, MA TD Garden
Nov. 27 New York, NY Madison Square Garden
Nov. 29 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center
Nov. 30 Fairfax, VA Patriot Center
Dec. 4 Bridgeport, CT Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard

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