11/02/91 - Mountain View, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheater
Date: Saturday, November 2nd, 1991
City: Mountain View, California, USA
Venue: Shoreline Amphitheater -- Bridge School Benefit
Cinderalla’s Big Score (aborted twice)
An infamous disaster of a show. Held at Neil Young's annual Bridge Benefit Concert, the band was to perform all acoustically, a foreign format to them. Ultimately, they get thru 2 songs, struggle with a 3rd, then after a long uncomfortable pause while the monitors are fixed, Kim smashes a guitar, screams "FUCK!", and the band does a loose cover of "Personality Crisis" before being booed offstage. Sonic Youth later alleges that their set was sabatouged by angry Neil Young roadies who resented remarks SY made about them in interviews following the early '91 tour.
Lee, however, returns to sing "Forever Young" at the end with Neil, Nils Lofgren, Nicolette Larson, Tracy Chapman, and Willie Nelson.
Neil Young & The Stray Gators
John Lee Hooker
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