The 27th Annual BRIDGE SCHOOL BENEFIT CONCERT To Be Webcast Live

October 22nd, 2013
by Celtic Bob

The 2013 BRIDGE SCHOOL BENEFIT CONCERTS will beheld on Oct 26th and 27th at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, CA, marking the 27th anniversary of this incredible and historic series. For the past quarter of a century, the biggest and brightest names in music have been drawn to these concerts to pledge their support of The Bridge School, a non-profit, innovative organization educating children with severe speech and physical impairments through the use of augmentative and alternative communication systems and assistive technology.

Warner Bros. Records will sponsor the webcast of the Saturday show of The Bridge School Benefit Concert live from Shoreline Amphitheatre Oct. 26th.  The show will stream free in its entirety on YouTube. In the meantime, click here to view a trailer for the webcast.

The artists set to appear on the webcast are: Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Queens Of the Stone Age, Arcade Fire, My Morning Jacket, Jack Johnson, Elvis Costello, Diana Krall, Fun, Heart and Jenny Lewis.

Click here or here to watch the webcast on Saturday, Oct 26th.

Follow us on Twitter:  @bridgeconcert
This is the hashtag being used – #supportbridgeschool
Alternate hashtag – #supportbridgeschool  #bridgeschool

Once again, The Bridge School Benefit Concerts – 25th Anniversary Edition, is still available in a 3-DVD set and a 2-CD package is available via Reprise Records.
View the trailer here.

The 3-DVD set includes two performance discs featuring Bruce Springsteen, Patti Smith, Pearl Jam, David Bowie, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, The Who, Tom Petty, Simon and Garfunkel, Neil Young, and much more. A documentary DVD includes “The Bridge School Story,” which gives a special look into this wonderful school and the truly phenomenal services they provide children with advanced physical and communication challenges. Another documentary on the DVD, “Backstage At The Bridge School Benefit Concert,” offers a bird’s-eye view of the event itself, along with special features including heartfelt interviews with the students and the artists themselves.

The 2-CD package features exclusive performances from Sheryl Crow, Thom Yorke, Norah Jones, No Doubt, Willie Nelson, Jack Johnson, Dave Matthews, Sonic Youth, and more.

The Bridge School Benefit Concerts – 25th Anniversary Edition will entertain, enlighten, and inform you on how to become a member of The Bridge School family. For more about The Bridge School, visit www.bridgeschool.org

Click here to find out more information on the release and how to donate directly to The Bridge School. Click here to order the triple DVD package. Click here to order the double CD package.
The Bridge School Concerts 25th Anniversary Edition DVD:

Disc 1:
Bruce Springsteen                                 “Born In The USA”
Patti Smith                                            “People Have The Power”
Pearl Jam                                              “Better Man”
David Bowie                                           “Heroes”
Ben Harper                                            “There Will Be A Light”
Bob Dylan                                              “Girl From The North Country”
R.E.M.                                                  “Country Feedback”
Emmylou Harris & Buddy Miller              “Love Hurts”
Fleet Foxes                                           “Blue Ridge Mountains”
Devendra Banhart                                   “At The Hop”
Bonnie Raitt                                          “The Road Is My Middle Name”
Billy Idol                                               “Rebel Yell”

Disc 2:
Brian Wilson                                          “Surfin’ USA”
Gillian Welch                                         “The Way It Will Be”
The Pretenders                                     “Sense Of Purpose”
James Taylor                                         “Fire and Rain”
Simon and Garfunkel                             “America”
Tom Petty                                             “Shadow Of A Doubt”
Dave Matthews                                     “Too Much”
Neil Young                                            “Crime In The City”
Tom Waits                                           “16 Shells From A Thirty-Ought Six”
Elton John & Leon Russell                     “A Dream Come True”
Paul McCartney                                    “Get Back”
Metallica                                               “Disposable Heroes”
The Who                                               “Won’t Get Fooled Again”

Disc 3:
Bridge School Documentaries:
* “Backstage At The Bridge School Benefit Concert”
* “The Bridge School Story”
* Special Feature – Student/Artist Interviews

The Bridge School Concerts 25th Anniversary Edition CD
CD 1:
Bruce Springsteen                                “Born In The USA”
Dave Matthews                                     “Too Much”
No Doubt                                              “Magic’s In The Makeup”
Jack Johnson                                        “Gone”
Fleet Foxes                                           “Blue Ridge Mountains”
Neil Young & Crazy Horse                       “Love And Only Love”
Sonic Youth                                           “Rain On Tin”
Pearl Jam                                              “Better Man”
Gillian Welch                                        “The Way It Will Be”
R.E.M. & Neil Young                              “Country Feedback”
Willie Nelson                                          “The Great Divide”
Nils Lofgren                                           “Cry Just A Little”

CD 2:
Sarah McLachlan                                   “Elsewhere”
Paul McCartney                                     “Get Back”
Elton John & Leon Russell                    “A Dream Come True”
Band Of Horses                                   “Marry Song”
Metallica                                              “Disposable Heroes”
Thom Yorke                                         “After The Gold Rush”
Sheryl Crow                                         “The Difficult Kind”
Tony Bennett                                         “Maybe This Time”
CSNY                                                  “Déjà Vu”
Norah Jones                                         “Jesus, Etc”
Jonathan Richman                                 “I Was Dancing In The Lesbian Bar”
Brian Wilson                                         “Surfin’ USA”
The Who                                              “Won’t Get Fooled Again”

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