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Pegi and Neil Young's Concert for the Bridge School

Written by Fred Vigeant, Director of Programming and Promotions for TV and Radio | May 31, 2013 12:53 PM
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Organized by musician Neil Young and his wife, Pegi, the Bridge School Benefit Concert is an annual, nonprofit charity event held every October to raise funds for the school’s programs for the communicative and educational development of children with severe speech and physical impairments. Some of the biggest names in music participate in these all-acoustic concerts held at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California. For the occasion, this PBS concert special includes performances that span the past 25 years.  Watch this special on witf TV Monday June 3 at 10:00pm & June 7 at 10:00pm. PEGI & NEIL YOUNG’S CONCERT FOR THE BRIDGE SCHOOL features these performances:

  • “Born in the USA” ­­– Bruce Springsteen
  • “Better Man” – Pearl Jam
  •  “Heroes” – David Bowie
  • “Love Hurts” – Emmylou Harris
  • “The Road’s My Middle Name – Bonnie Raitt
  • “Surfin’ USA” – Brian Wilson (with ensemble)
  • “Sense of Purpose” – The Pretenders
  • “Fire & Rain – James Taylor
  • “America” – Simon & Garfunkel
  • “Get Back” – Paul McCartney
  • “Shadow of a Doubt” – Tom Petty
  • “Crime in the City” – Neil Young

During the broadcast you have an opportunity to receive some special thank-you items with your generous gift to witf:

  • For a contribution of $75.00 - You will receive The Bridge School Concerts - 25th Anniversary Edition 2-CD Set
  • For a contribution of $100.00 - You will receive The Bridge School Concerts - 25th Anniversary Edition 3 DVD Set
  • For a contribution of $150.00 - You will receive The Bridge School Concerts - 25th Anniversary Edition Combo: CD & DVD Set

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