New York — Neil Young said Sunday that he couldn't see performing in the area devastated by Superstorm Sandy without doing something to help people who were affected by it.
Young and his longtime backing band, Crazy Horse, will hold a benefit concert for the American Red Cross' storm relief effort Thursday at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City. The New Jersey coastline areas were hit hard by the storm in late October.
People in the New York area who suffered damage in the storm have been supporting him for 40 years, he said.
"I couldn't see coming back here and just playing and have it be business as usual," he said. Young is touring in the area, with concerts scheduled for Monday in Brooklyn and Tuesday in Bridgeport, Conn.
Minimum ticket prices for the standing-room show in Atlantic City will be $75 and $150, although Young notes there's no maximum. He »
Similar News ItemsKanye West
- Kanye West 'in love with newborn baby girl' (From RealBollywood. 19 June 2013, 11:13 PM, PDT)
- Video: 3 Must-Hear Tracks From Kanye West's New Album! (From Popsugar. 19 June 2013, 6:11 PM, PDT)
- Video: Kim's Bikini Body Days Before Birth, but What About the Name?! (From Popsugar. 19 June 2013, 6:07 PM, PDT)
John Lennon (I)
- Sam Taylor-Johnson To Helm "50 Shades" (From Dark Horizons. 19 June 2013, 8:57 PM, PDT)
- '50 Shades of Grey': Sam Taylor-Johnson Is Domme! Er, Director... (From NextMovie. 19 June 2013, 4:07 PM, PDT)
- 50 Shades of Grey movie 'turned down by Black Swan's Darren Aronofsky' (From Digital Spy - Movie News. 19 June 2013, 2:48 PM, PDT)
- eBook Review: 'Hard Listening' (Featuring Stephen King) (From FEARnet. 19 June 2013, 2:00 PM, PDT)
- Springsteen & I Examines The Boss’ Influence in July (From Comicmix. 18 June 2013, 5:16 PM, PDT)
- Bruce Springsteen’s Triumphant Return To Wembley Stadium – Review (From Obsessed with Film. 17 June 2013, 12:39 AM, PDT)