Neil Young made a surprise appearance at a logging protest rally in Victoria, British Columbia on Saturday (February 25), on time settler and Rolling Stone report. Following an introduction by his wife Daryl Hannah, Young performed “Comes a Time” and “Heart of Gold,” marking the first live performance by him in more than three years. The event, which took place outside of the British Columbia legislature, was aimed at protecting old-growth forests from the impacts of the logging industry. Check out some clips from Young’s set.
Earlier this month, Young announced that he will headline the Light Up the Blues charity show along with Stephen Stills on April 22. The autism fundraiser will mark his first full concert since Farm Aid 2019. Young remains a strong advocate of vaccine precaution and education, and has chosen not to perform during the pandemic. He withdrew from Farm Aid last September due to the years-long health crisis.
Read about Young’s ongoing boycott of Spotify due to misinformation about COVID-19 in “The Spotify Boycott Missed Opportunity” on Pitch.