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September 9, 2019

BOB DYLAN Fall 2019 Tour

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Well, those discussions about how we’ll all get along without Dylan’s Never Ending Tour were a bit premature….the announcement for the Fall 2019 shows was just a bit late.

The good news is that Dylan is playing all over the US….just not in Texas/Oklahoma/Louisiana, unfortunately…. however, he is playing many venues he hasn’t played in a few years, so many of you will get a chance to see this fine band and its inimitable frontman, skipping reels of rhyme.

I’ve been very impressed with the recordings of the Spring/early Summer 2019 Europe shows I’ve heard (maybe 12 of them so far). The new arrangements of some of the material bring a fresh perspective to the songs, and Dylan certainly is passionate in his delivery of the songs. He still cares about breathing new life into his songs on a nightly basis, re-shaping the lines (sometimes changing the lyrics), re-sculpting the performance with the sultry bed-of-sound provided by Tony Garnier, George Recile, Donnie Herron, and Austin’s own Charlie Sexton (whom I used to see, often with his brother, leaning against or seated at the Continental Club bar back in the 1990’s).

These are special and emotion-filled performances (yes, not every night brings the A-game, but that’s true of any worker….I’m not on my own A-game on this Monday morning); however (and most Dylan fans already know this), before you pay $75 or $100 for a ticket, you should check out the setlists for the shows the week before you go, and then bone up on the lyrics to the songs. You’ll get a lot more out of the show if you know the words to, say, WHEN I PAINT MY MASTERPIECE, or PAY IN BLOOD, or SCARLET TOWN, or SIMPLE TWIST OF FATE, or EARLY ROMAN KINGS, or THUNDER ON THE MOUNTAIN.

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Here’s the late 2019 American Never Ending Tour dates announced so far….

11 OCT 2019 Irvine, California UC Irvine – Bren Events Center

12 OCT 2019 Santa Barbara, California Santa Barbara Bowl

14 OCT 2019 Palo Alto, California Stanford University — Frost Amphitheatre

17 OCT 2019 Denver, Colorado The Mission Ballroom

19 OCT 2019 Lincoln, Nebraska Pinnacle Bank Arena

20 OCT 2019 Kansas City, Missouri Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland

22 OCT 2019 St. Louis, Missouri Stifel Theatre

23 OCT 2019 Ames, Iowa Iowa State University – C.Y. Stephens Auditorium

24 OCT 2019 Mankato, Minnesota Mankato Civic Center

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26 OCT 2019 Milwaukee, Wisconsin Eagles Ballroom

27 OCT 2019 Bloomington, Indiana Indiana University – Auditorium

29 OCT 2019 Normal, Illinois Illinois State University – Braden Auditorium

30 OCT 2019 Chicago, Illinois Credit Union 1 Arena at UIC

1 NOV 2019 South Bend, Indiana Morris Performing Arts Center

2 NOV 2019 Muncie, Indiana Ball State University – Emens Auditorium

4 NOV 2019 Columbus, Ohio Ohio State University – Mershon Auditorium

5 NOV 2019 East Lansing, Michigan Michigan State University – Wharton Center for the Performing Arts

6 NOV 2019 Ann Arbor, Michigan University of Michigan – Hill Auditorium

8 NOV 2019 Highland Heights, Kentucky Northern Kentucky University – BB&T Arena

9 NOV 2019 Akron, Ohio University of Akron – EJ Thomas Performing Arts Hall

10 NOV 2019 Moon Township, PA Robert Morris University – UPMC Events Center

12 NOV 2019 Baltimore, Maryland University of Maryland Baltimore County – UMBC Event Center

13 NOV 2019 Petersburg, Virginia Virginia State University – Multi-Purpose Center

15 NOV 2019 University Park, Pennsylvania Pennsylvania State University – Eisenhower Auditorium

17 NOV 2019 Ithaca, New YorkIthaca College – Athletics and Events Center

19 NOV 2019 Lowell, Massachusetts University of Massachussetts – Tsongas Arena

20 NOV 2019 Providence, Rhode Island Providence Performing Arts Center

21 NOV 2019 The Met Philadelphia Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

There is also supposed to be the usual multi-night residency at a NYC Venue (the Beacon Theater?), so this list is probably incomplete at its end.

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