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June 8, 2012
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Neil Young and Crazy Horse confirmed for Tahoe

STATELINE, Nev. — Neil Young and Crazy Horse's first tour since 2004 will include Lake Tahoe.The band will perform Thursday, Aug. 9, at the Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harveys, said John Packer, the director of entertainment at Harrah's-Harveys.Tickets go on sale at Ticketmaster outlets June 22 and range in price from $59.50-150.50. On June 5, Crazy Horse released the album “Americana,” a collection of classic American compositions, some dating back 200 years. It is the first Neil Young and Crazy Horse album in nine years. Band members include Young, Billy Talbot, Ralph Molia and Poncho Sampredo. The band will play Aug. 5-6 at Colorado's Red Rock Amphitheater and Aug. 10-12 at the Outside Lands Festival at Golden Gate Park. On Oct. 3 it begins a two-month tour in Young's native Ontario, Canada. The tour includes the Hollywood Bowl, Madison Square Garden and the Austin City Limits Festival.An opening band for the Tahoe show has not been announced.Crosby, Stills, Nash andamp; Young performed at Harveys in 2006 on its Freedom of Speech Tour.Crazy Horse was Young's band in 1968-70 after Buffalo Springfield and before Crosby, Stills, Nash andamp; Young.Many of Young's iconic songs were with Crazy Horse, including, “Down by the River,” “Cinnamon Girl,” “Cowgirl in the Sand, “When You Dance I Can Rally Love” “Oh Lonesome Me” and “I Believe in You.”

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Tahoe Daily Tribune Updated Jun 8, 2012 01:48PM Published Jun 8, 2012 01:46PM Copyright 2012 Tahoe Daily Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.