ugg boots online Neil Young returns home for show in Omemee
OMEMEE, Ont. Neil Young went back to his hometown of Omemee, Ont., for an intimate concert Friday night.
The invite only event was held at the town Coronation Hall, a small venue which seats about 225 people.
CTV had said no public tickets were available for the show, which was mostly attended by friends and family of the singer, as well as contest winners. Among them was the Randy Bachman, of the Guess Who and Bachman Turner Overdrive fame, who took a lucky fan who found his cellphone as his guest.
Meet Barry Killen. He found my cell on the road and called a friend to safely return it. He said all he wanted was a selfie but I have 2 tix to Neil Young show tonight so we going to rock out. playing many of his hits and ending the night with his 1960s classic Sugar Mountain.
Anticipation for Young return to Omemee, where he lived for a few years as a child,
had been growing on social media over the past several weeks.
The location of the show was originally withheld, leaving fans to speculate on where it would be staged.
In early November, Young posted hints that he be to my town to coincide with the release of his new album The Visitor and the unveiling of an online archive of his work.
Earlier this week, local media reported the streets around the venue were closed through Saturday to accommodate the concert, while large transport trucks marked as and light staging were parked near Coronation Hall.
Several Twitter users in Omemee population 1,271, according to the 2016 census also posted photos of trucks and other activity outside the hall.
On Friday, CTV said proceeds from the show would be donated to the local Scott Young Public School, named after Neil father who was a novelist, journalist and early host of Hockey Night in Canada.