Live Nation announced today that the music icon Neil Young will embark on a North American tour commencing October 14th in St Paul, Minnesota continuing for eight weeks, culminating at New York’s Madison Square Garden on December 15th. The new tour comes on the heels of Young’s hugely successful 2008 European Tour that brought him before audiences in 14 countries over the course of three months.

This fall’s tour includes concert performances in such U.S. markets as Los Angeles (The Forum—October 30), San Diego, Chicago, Detroit, and Philadelphia. Additionally there will be multiple stops in Young’s native Canada including Vancouver, Calgary, Regina, Winnipeg, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Halifax.

The concerts will feature Neil Young with the same band that so ably backed him in Europe - Ben Keith, Rick Rosas, Chad Cromwell, Anthony Crawford and Pegi Young. Song sets are expected to be eclectic, featuring both newer material and classic Neil Young hits. Death Cab For Cutie and Everest will support dates from October 14 through November 5 — including the Los Angeles show; Wilco and Everest are on the bill for dates starting November 29 through the tour’s conclusion with the exception of the December 9 Chicago date which will feature (TBD) and Everest in support

All shows for this tour will be general admission floor with reserved seating in the stands. For The Forum date, General admission tickets will be priced at $85.00 with reserved stand tickets ranging in price from $45.00 to $250.00 (plus all applicable service charges).

Tickets for the Los Angeles concert will be available Monday, August 25 at 10am through,, at all Ticketmaster retail outlets including all Macy’s, FYE Music & Ritmo

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Live Nation Global Touring's complete tour dates and cities listed below.

October 14 - St. Paul, MN – Xcel Energy Center / on sale August 22
16 - Winnipeg, MN – MTS Centre / on sale August 22
18 - Regina, SK – Brandt Centre / on sale August 22
19 - Calgary, AB – Pengrowth Saddledome / on sale August 22
21 - Everett, WA – Comcast Arena at Everett / on sale September 12
22 - Vancouver, BC – GM Place / on sale August 22
29 - San Diego, CA – Cox Arena / on sale August 25
30 - Los Angeles, CA – The Forum / on sale August 25

November 1 - Reno, NV – Events Center / on sale August 23
4 - Kansas City, MO – Sprint Center / on sale September 12
5 - Omaha, NE – Qwest Center / on sale September 12
29 - Halifax, NS – Metro Centre / on sale August 23

December 1 - Montreal, PQ – Bell Centre / on sale September 13
2 - Ottawa, ON – Scotia Bank Place / on sale August 22
4 - Toronto, ON – Air Canada Centre / on sale August 22
7 - Detroit, MI – Palace of Auburn Hills / on sale September 12
9 - Chicago, IL – Allstate Arena / on sale September 12
12 - Philadelphia, PA – Wachovia Spectrum / on sale September 19
15 - New York, NY – Madison Square Garden / on sale September 15

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