Neil Young to help Gulf Coast families
Musician announces series of charity concerts to benefit oil spill victims.
Tue, Aug 17 2010 at 3:07 PM
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Legendary rocker Neil Young has announced plans to perform in a series of Gulf Coast benefit concerts to raise money for those affected by the oil spill.
The 64-year-old is teaming up with Bay Area Food Bank
— an organization that serves food to hungry citizens in 24 counties across Florida, Alabama and Mississippi — to provide meals for families. Almost 400,000 meals are expected to be handed out, thanks to his generosity.
Young is encouraging concert-goers to bring nonperishable food items with them for the food bank. There will also be limited-edition, unique T-shirts onsite to benefit the charity. The performance dates are:
- Sept. 20 — Marina Civic Center, Panama City, Fla.
- Sept. 25 — IP Showroom, Biloxi, Miss.
- Sept. 26 — Saenger Theatre, Mobile, Ala.
- Sept. 28 — Saenger Theatre, Pensacola, Fla.
Visit TicketMaster.com for more information about any of these special charity shows!
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