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2024 marks a special year for Neil Young. The Canadian-American singer-songwriter has seen a resurgence in his music’s popularity with its return to the streaming platform Spotify after a controversial departure in 2022. He’s also released a new live album titled “F*ckin’ Up,” recorded with his legendary backing band Crazy Horse under the name Neil & the Horse, on April 26, 2024. To top it all off, Neil Young and Crazy Horse are embarking on a highly anticipated 2024 tour supporting their latest release.

This tour lets fans hear new material from “F*ckin’ Up” and journey through Neil Young’s extensive and influential catalog. Throughout his career, Neil Young has consistently pushed boundaries and challenged expectations, making him one of rock and roll’s most respected and enduring figures. With Crazy Horse by his side, known for their electrifying live performances and powerful sound, this tour will surely be a highlight of the 2024 concert season.


Neil Young and Crazy Horse 2024 “Love Earth Tour”: The Kick-Off

Almost nothing was revealed about Neil Young’s 2024 U.S. tour before it kicked off in April at the Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre in San Diego. The only known details were that Crazy Horse would be backing Neil Young and Micah Nelson would be taking over guitar duties from Nils Lofgren (as he is currently on tour with Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band).

Neil Young walked onto the stage alongside Nelson, drummer Ralph Molina, and bassist Billy Talbot and launched into an incredible version of “Cortez, the Killer.” This performance was historic because, after 49 years and over 540 live performances, the world finally heard the song as Young originally intended it to be played:

I floated on the water,” Young sang. “I ate that ocean wave/Two weeks after the slaughter/I was living in a cave/They came too late to get me/But there’s no one here to set me free/From this rocky grave/To that snowed-out ocean wave.


Neil Young and Crazy Horse 2024 Tour Dates

Neil Young and Crazy Horse started their 2024 “Love Earth Tour” in April with two consecutive shows in San Diego on April 24th, followed by stops in Austin, Atlanta, Toronto, and more before concluding in Chicago on May 23rd. New dates have been added in Bend (OR), George (WA), Boise (ID), and Salt Lake City (UT). Tickets are available for purchase here.

Catch Neil Young and Crazy Horse live in 2024 on their US/ Canada tour! See their complete tour schedule below:

04/24 – San Diego, CA @ Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre
04/25 – San Diego, CA @ Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre
04/27 – Phoenix, AZ @ Talking Stick Resort Amphitheatre
05/01 – Austin, TX @ Germania Insurance Amphitheater
05/02 – Dallas, TX @ Dos Equis Pavilion
05/04 – New Orleans, LA @ Jazz Fest
05/05 – Huntsville, AL @ Orion Amphitheater
05/07 – Atlanta, GA @ Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
05/08 – Franklin, TN @ FirstBank Amphitheater
05/11 – Bristow, VA @ Jiffy Lube Live
05/12 – Camden, NJ @ Freedom Mortgage Pavilion
05/14 – Queens, NY @ Forest Hills Stadium
05/15 – Queens, NY @ Forest Hills Stadium
05/17 – Mansfield, MA @ Xfinity Center
05/18 – Bridgeport, CT @ Hartford Healthcare Amphitheater
05/20 – Toronto, ON @ Budweiser Stage
05/22 – Clarkston, MI @ Pine Knob Music Theatre
05/23 – Chicago, IL @ Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
07/08 – Toronto, ON @ Budweiser Stage
07/11 – Ottawa, ON @ Ottawa Blues Fest
07/13 – London, ON @ Rock the Park
07/17 – Winnipeg, MB @ Blue Cross Park
07/20 – Calgary, AB @ Fort Calgary
07/22 – Burnaby, BC @ Deer Lake Park
07/23 – Burnaby, BC @ Deer Lake Park
07/25 – Bend, OR @ Hayden Homes Amphitheater
07/26 – George, WA @ The Gorge Amphitheatre
07/28 – Boise, ID @ Ford Idaho Center Amphitheater
07/29 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Utah First Credit Union Amphitheatre
09/29 – Hollywood, CA @ Hollywood Bowl


Neil Young and Crazy Horse Possible Setlist for 2024 “Love Earth Tour”

1. “Cortez the Killer”
2. “Cinnamon Girl”
3. “Scattered (Let’s Think About Livin’)”
4. “Don’t Cry No Tears”
5. “Down by the River”
6. “The Losing End (When You’re On)”
7. “Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere”
8. “Powderfinger”
9. “Love and Only Love”
10. “Comes a Time” (Solo Acoustic)
11. “Heart of Gold” (Solo Acoustic)
12. “Human Highway” (Solo Acoustic)
13. “Don’t Be Denied”
14. “Hey Hey, My My” (Into the Black)


    Neil Young – Live From San Diego, April, 2024

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