Stephen Stills Enlists Neil Young, Willie Nelson For Benefit Concert

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Stephen Stills and Neil Young (Photo: Chuck Saftler; used with permission)

Stephen Stills has recruited an all-star lineup for his Light Up the Blues benefit concert. This sixth edition, to be held May 30 at The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, benefits Autism Speaks. Stills will be joined onstage by Neil Young, Willie Nelson, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, Lucius, Fantastic Negrito, Chris Stills, Oliver Stills, plus many special guests. The evening will be emceed by Jack Black and hosted once again by Stills and his wife, Kristen.

As of Feb. 16, a limited number of tickets are available via

In the Feb. 11 announcement, Stills said, “With this year’s stellar lineup — and a meaningful venue in the Greek Theatre, our hometown favorite — I am itching to get on stage with this crew and support the efforts of Autism Speaks. It’s going to be another exciting and marvelous show!”

Stills’ 3x bandmate Young has participated in the annual benefit concert several times.

Watch Stills and Young perform Buffalo Springfield’s “For What It’s Worth” at the 2016 benefit

Related: Our recap of the 2016 edition

Kristen Stills added, “All of the incredible musicians and actors that we have lined up for Light Up the Blues 2020 care deeply about helping people on the autism spectrum and their families, friends and communities thrive and live life to the fullest.”

Light Up the Blues 6 will celebrate people with autism, while supporting Autism Speaks in its mission to promote solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the life span, for the needs of people with autism and their families. Proceeds from the Light Up the Blues concert will go toward Autism Speaks’ efforts, which include funding life-enhancing research, increasing early childhood screening and interventions, and improving the transition to adulthood.

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