Contact Us

Neil Young Films Australian Show for Possible Concert Film

Neil Young
Larry Busacca, Getty Images

It’s almost always impossible to predict just what Neil Young is going do next — but for once, we might have a small clue. The elusive, iconoclastic rock legend has been on tour with Crazy Horse in Australia, and according to a new report, he filmed one of the dates Down Under for a forthcoming concert film.

According to Noise11.com, Young and company performed a special three-hour show at the 5000-seat Plenary Hall in Melbourne on March 13, and switched their set list up considerably for the filming. No title or release date have been announced, and Young’s official website makes no mention of either the film, or even the date in question. The closest date listed on his official tour itinerary is from May 15 at the larger Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne.

But according to the report, Young and Crazy Horse threw in a number of rarities, including ‘Barstool Blues,’ ‘Cortez the Killer’ and ‘Danger Bird’ from ‘Zuma.’ The set also reportedly featured two new tracks titled ‘Hole in the Sky’ and ‘Singer Without a Song,’ both of which have been performed elsewhere, but not released.

The site states that the show was captured by Young’s film company, Shakey Pictures. Does the fact that he has made no public reference to it mean that the film is only for his own private enjoyment? Or did the mercurial Young deliberately choose an out-of-the-way venue to film in to throw everyone off the scent until he’s ready to make an announcement? We won’t know until he either makes an official statement — or doesn’t, as the case may be.

Next: The Top 10 Neil Young Songs

Watch Neil Young and Crazy Horse Perform ‘Hole in the Sky’ in Syndney on March 9

More From Eagle

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://kygl.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Eagle 106.3 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on Eagle 106.3 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!