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Neil Young, Sheryl Crow Added To Stephen Stills' Autism Benefit Concert
Want to see some great artists in concert and support a good cause? Check out Stephen Stills' Light Up The Blues benefit concert to raise funds to support those with autism.
Join Stills, along with top-notch performers Neil Young, Sheryl Crow, Burt Bacharach, Judy Collins, Chris Stills, Jack Black, and Christina Applegate, as they play their hearts out at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles on Apr. 21. All money raised from the benefit will be donated to the organization Autism Speaks.
The Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young singer held the first Light Up The Blues show in 2013, hosting it annually through 2016. Stills was motivated to create Light Up The Blues because his 21-year-old son was diagnosed with autism at a young age and Stills wanted to give back to others with the diagnosis. He revived the concert this year thanks to Young's influence.
"The reason we started Light Up The Blues was out of the void of me not having to be micromanaging Henry so much, as he was finally in a good place," Kristen Stills, Stills' wife, told Rolling Stone. "Stephen and I wanted to give back to families that don't have time and resources to make their kid's life a full-time job with lots of overtime.
"Neil [Young] stopped by our house one day last year. He said, 'Stephen, man, we gotta do Light Up The Blues again.'"