Photo by Ross Gilmore

For the first time in 45 years, Neil Young performs 'On the Beach' live with a full band

live 11/07/2019

For the very first time since 2003, Neil Young has performed the title track to his 1974 album, 'On the Beach', at his Belgium concert.

It marks the first time he played the song in 16 years since his solo show. This rendition also marks the first time the song was performed with a full band since 45 years ago in 1974.

Watch the live performance below.

Neil Young + Promise of the Real July 9 at Sportpaleis, Merksem, Belgium Setlist

  1. Mansion on the Hill (Neil Young & Crazy Horse cover)
  2. Over and Over (Neil Young & Crazy Horse cover)
  3. Mr. Soul (Buffalo Springfield cover)
  4. Love to Burn (Neil Young & Crazy Horse cover)
  5. The Loner (Neil Young cover) (tour debut)
  6. When You Dance, I Can Really Love (Neil Young cover) (tour debut)
  7. On the Beach (Neil Young cover) (live debut by NY+PotR; first since 2003)
  8. Unknown Legend (Neil Young cover)
  9. From Hank to Hendrix (Neil Young cover)
  10. Old Man (Neil Young cover)
  11. Are You Ready for the Country? (Neil Young cover) (tour debut)
  12. Long May You Run (The Stills–Young Band cover) (tour debut)
  13. Fuckin' Up (Neil Young & Crazy Horse cover)
  14. Cortez the Killer (Neil Young & Crazy Horse cover)
  15. Cinnamon Girl (Neil Young & Crazy Horse cover)
  16. Danger Bird (Neil Young & Crazy Horse cover)
  17. Hey Hey, My My (Into the Black) (Neil Young & Crazy Horse cover)
  18. Throw Your Hatred Down (Neil Young cover)
  19. Rockin' in the Free World (Neil Young cover)


  1. Roll Another Number (For the Road) (Neil Young cover)