Neil Young fans!
Keep July 17, 2014 free because Neil Young, the 68-year-old rock icon, who the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame calls "a cult hero, a chart-topping rock star, and all things in-between," will be returning to Israel after an absence of 19 years. He will perform at Tel Aviv's Park Hayarkon with his band Crazy Horse in a 2.5-3 hour concert.
He will surely perform his well known songs such as Heart of Gold, Harvest Moon, My My, Hey, Hey, Don't Let it Bring you Down, Only Love can Break your Heart, Sugar Mountain and many more.
Neil is a Canadian singer-songwriter and musician. He was born in 1945 in Toronto. He began performing in Canada in 1960, before moving to California in 1966, where he joined Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young in 1969. His career has spanned over 45 years and 35 studio albums. He is well known for his alto or high tenor voice.
Neil has directed a number of films since 1973. His latest film is a documentary about electric car technology. He is also an environmentalist and is an outspoken advocate for the welfare of small farmers. In 1986 he founded an educational organization for children with severe verbal and physical disabilities.
In 2006, he was awarded the Order of Manitoba – an honor bestowed on current or former Manitoba residents for conspicuous achievements in any field. In 2009 he was awarded the Order of Canada which recognizes the achievement of outstanding merit or distinguished service by Canadians who made a major difference to Canada through lifelong contributions in every field of endeavor.