Neil Young named headliner as Rock the Park marks 20 years in London, Ont.

Neil Young performs on the front lawn of the legislature in Victoria, B.C., on Saturday, February 25, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito. CAH

A music legend will be helping a mainstay summer festival mark a milestone anniversary in London, Ont., this year as Neil Young headlines Rock the Park’s Saturday lineup.

Organizers announced Thursday that Neil Young and Crazy Horse will perform on July 13 as part of their Love Earth tour, with special guests Alan Doyle and The Sheepdogs.

Tickets go on sale March 7.

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Earlier this month, organizers announced The Glorious Sons, The Tea Party and Crown Lands will be supporting Nickelback on Wednesday, July 10.

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The lineup for Thursday, July 11 currently includes Tyler Childers, Charles Wesley Godwin, The Strumbellas and Sam Barber.

Meanwhile, NAS, NE-YO, Lil Jon and Sean Kingston will be performing Friday, July 12.

This year’s Rock the Park runs July 10-13 in Harris Park.

— with files from Global News’ Kelly Wang.

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