Neil Young is taking a year off the road in order the edit a string of archival film projects for release. Young posted on his official site Neil Young Archives: "NYA will be devoting the rest of this year to Shakey Pictures projects that deserve our focused attention to complete and deliver at their highest level. Bringing you all of the footage Shakey Pictures has collected through the years is a pleasure to us. We are combing through and completing. The following is an incomplete list of these current projects, including:
Crazy Horse: A Rusted Out Garage; Greendale Live Alchemy; 'Colorado' sessions; Catalyst; Tokyo Budokan '76; and London Odeon Hammersmith '76.
Solo: Trans '82; Live At Vicar Street; The Boarding House 1977; 'Silver And Gold' '90s; Stamford Shakespearean Theater 1971; and BBC 1971.
Stray Gators: 'Harvest' Sessions '71
TRANS 2020 (animated Trans release).
". . . We will be in the editing suites for the duration of 2019, putting some parts of this together for you. Thanks for coming to our shows! We plan to be back in 2020! Right now we are gathering the work of a lifetime for you to enjoy at the Hearse Theater and beyond. love – NY / Crazy Horse / Promise of the Real"
Bruce Springsteen and Patti Scialfa's youngest child, 25-year-old Sam Springsteen is now a member of New Jersey's Jersey City Fire Department. Scialfa posted a photo of Sam on her Instagram account, "interspersed with strong arm and heart emojis" writing, "CONGRATULATIONS – You followed your dreams … JC firefighter .. Stay safe .. love your brave heart."
The Asbury Park Press reported: "(Sam) took a civil service exam last year to become a member of the department. He graduated from the Monmouth County Fire Academy in 2014 and has since served with his hometown Colts Neck Fire Department, the Long Branch Fire Department, and the North Wildwood Fire Department, where he assisted in saving a fisherman who was stuck waist deep in the mud adjacent to Phillip Shields Island in 2016, according to The Cape May County Herald." (The Asbury Park Press)
Coming on September 27th is the latest Grateful Dead archival collection, the 14-disc Giants Stadium – 1987, 1989, 1991. The massive set features five previously unreleased complete shows including — July 12th, 1987; July 9th & 10th, 1989 — culled from 24-track masters; and June 16th and 17th, 1991 from 48-track masters. The Blu-ray/DVD video of the complete June 17th, 1991 show, was mixed in surround sound from the multi-track master tapes by Jeffrey Norman at Bob Weir's TRI Studios
The set is individually numbered, to a limited edition of 10,000 — 6000 Blu-ray, 4000 DVD. (Press release)