(CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Neil Young will be filming a two-night stand on August 18-19 at Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium, home to country music's Grand Ole Opry from 1943-1974. The concert film will be directed by Jonathan Demme, whose credits include an Academy Award for "The Silence Of The Lambs," and the groundbreaking concert film "Stop Making Sense" with Talking Heads.
Young will be joined on stage by a variety of special guests, including Emmylou Harris, Wayne Jackson of the Memphis Horns, the Fisk University Jubilee Singers and Carl Gorodetsky and the Nashville String Machine. Young will be performing songs from his upcoming album Prairie Wind, which is being called one his masterpieces, and features a series of songs reflecting his life; it is scheduled for a September 27 release. — Jane Cohen and Bob Grossweiner