Saturday, Feb. 28; Tingley Coliseum (all ages, 7 p.m.): Neil Young has spent nearly 40 years exploring the American Dream on big-picture terms—not just the wife, car and 2.3 kids all crammed into a little house with a white picket fence, but the essence of the American experience. And as an outsider (Young is Canadian) he's been more successful than most.
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It's a little weird in that bedheaded Neil Young way, but Greendale is also perhaps the penultimate statement on the American Dream as it evolves into the 21st century. The ultimate statement won't be made in our lifetime, which is a damn good reason to get your tickets now.