Stephen Stills, Neil Young, Shawn Colvin, The White Buffalo, Steve Earle, Chris Stills and emcee Jack Blackwith many special guests, will return to Los Angeles on Saturday, April 25that 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 10 am through Ticketmaster outlets and Pantages Theatre Box Office. This year’s sponsors include Toyota and Guess Foundation. 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.