Stephen Stills, Neil Young, Shawn Colvin, The White Buffalo, Steve Earle, Chris Stills and emcee Jack Black with many special guests, will return to Los Angeles on Saturday, April 25th at The Hollywood Pantages Theatre for the 3rd Light Up The Blues Concert—An Evening of Music to Benefit Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization.
Also performing are three artists with autism: Spencer Harte featuring Petra Haden, Nick Guzman and Matt Savage. The benefit concert will begin at 7:30 PM.
Tickets go on sale Friday, February 27th at 10am through Ticketmaster outlets and Pantages Theatre Box Office. This year’s sponsors include Toyota and Guess Foundation.
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The April 25th event spotlights Light It Up Blue, Autism Speaks’ annual global awareness and fundraising campaign, which is celebrated by the international autism community on April 2nd, World Autism Awareness Day, and throughout Autism Awareness Month in April. Light Up The Blues will celebrate the many gifts of individuals with autism, while supporting Autism Speaks in their mission to raise awareness and support their successful advocacy on behalf of all those who navigate through the journey of Autism. Proceeds from the Light Up The Blues Concert will go towards Autism Speaks’ research and advocacy efforts for families and individuals impacted by the disorder.
“We are so thrilled to be doing this benefit for the third time and, this year, at the iconic Pantages Theatre. The last two years’ Light Up The Blues benefits were such incredible, life-changing events for all involved. We are so grateful to be able to bring such a special night of music to the entire community and to support Autism Speaks,” said Kristen & Stephen Stills.
“It is a night to celebrate the gifts of music and community,” Autism Speaks’ President Liz Feld said. “Autism sings again! Light Up the Blues is home to the most special talent we have – from Stephen Stills and Neil Young to Matt Savage.”
Matt Asner, Executive Director of Southern California for Autism Speaks, added, “We value our partnership with the Stills family on this amazing event that not only has great music, but also highlights the incredible talents of individuals on the spectrum, and lets them shine bright for a wonderful evening.”