Bob Dylan Sets North American Summer Tour

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Bob Dylan, 2017

The “Never-Ending Tour” of Bob Dylan will make its way back to North America in mid-June and throughout July, following his spring European tour. The summer tour was announced today (March 20). A single date, at the Firefly Festival in Dover, DE, had previously been revealed. Tickets are on sale here. and on the secondary market at TicketNetwork.

Dylan announced on January 31 that he will release a three-CD set (his first ever) titled Triplicate, containing more of the interpretations of Frank Sinatra-associated Great American Songbook classics that have filled his past two albums, Shadows in the Night and Fallen Angels. More of those old standards have found their way into his recent concert setlists, while Dylan’s own iconic compositions of the ’60s and ’70s have been eliminated.

Triplicate will be simultaneously released in several configurations on March 31, including a 3-CD digipak, a 3-LP vinyl set and a 3-LP deluxe vinyl limited edition packaged in a numbered case.

Three songs have been released thus far: “My One and Only Love,” “I Could Have Told You” and “Stardust.”

NPR has 10 selections here.

At his last shows in the U.S., prior to his two December appearances at the Desert Trip Festival, Dylan performed only five of his own classic rock favorites: “Don’t Think Twice, It’s Alright,” “Highway 61 Revisited,” “Tangled Up in Blue,” “Desolation Row” and “Blowin’ in the Wind.” He tossed in a few others at Desert Trip, including “Like a Rolling Stone” and “Masters of War.”

Related: BCB‘s review of Dylan’s first Desert Trip set last October

Though it has yet to be confirmed, on March 3 Sheryl Crow let slip that she would be joining Willie Nelson on his Outlaw tour and that other acts were expected for some of the dates including “some Bob Dylan I think I’m hearing. I’m hearing Neil Young maybe… It’s gonna be the funnest tour of all time.”

Bob Dylan Spring 2017 European Tour Dates

April 1 Stockholm, Sweden Stockholm Waterfront
April 2 Stockholm, Sweden Stockholm Waterfront
April 4 Oslo, Norway Spektrum
April 6 Copenhagen, Denmark Opera House
April 7 Copenhagen, Denmark Opera House
April 9 Lund, Sweden Sparbanken Skåne Arena
April 11 Hamburg, Germany Barclaycard Arena
April 12 Lingen, Germany Emslandhallen
April 13 Dusseldorf, Germany Mitsubishi Electric Halle
April 16 Amsterdam, Netherlands Heineken Music Hall
April 17 Amsterdam, Netherlands Heineken Music Hall
April 18 Amsterdam, Netherlands Heineken Music Hall
April 20 Paris, France Le Zénith Paris
April 21 Paris, France La Seine Musicale
April 22 Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg Rockhal
April 24 Antwerp, Belgium Lotto Arena
April 25 Frankfurt, Germany Festhalle
April 26 Hanover, Germany Swiss Life Hall
April 28 London, England London Palladium
April 29 London, England London Palladium
April 30 London, England London Palladium
May 3 Cardiff, Wales Motorpoint Arena
May 4 Bournemouth, England Bournemouth International Centre
May 5 Nottingham, England Motorpoint Arena
May 7 Glasgow, Scotland SECC Clyde Auditorium
May 8 Liverpool, England Echo Arena
May 9 London, England The SSE Arena, Wembley
May 11 Dublin, Ireland 3Arena

Bob Dylan Summer 2017 North American Tour Dates

June 13 – Port Chester, NY – Capitol Theatre
June 14 – Port Chester, NY – Capitol Theatre
June 15 – Port Chester, NY – Capitol Theatre
June 17 – Dover, DE – Firefly Festival
June 18 – Wallingford, CT – Toyota Presents Oakdale Theatre
June 21 – Providence, RI – Providence PAC
June 23 – Kingston, NY – Hutton Brickyard
June 24 – Kingston, NY – Hutton Brickyard
June 25 – Syracuse, NY – Lakeview AMphitheatre
June 27 – Kingston, ON – Rogers K-Rock Centre
June 29 – Ottawa, ON – Richcraft Live at the Canadian Tire Centre
June 30 – Montreal, QC – Centre Bell
July 02 – Barrie, ON – Molson Centre
July 04 – Oshawa, ON – Tribute Communities Centre
July 05 – Toronto, ON – Air Canada Centre
July 06 – London, ON – Budweiser Gardens
July 08 – Detroit, MI – Joe Louis Arena
July 09 – Milwaukee, WI – Summerfest
July 12 – Winnipeg, MB – MTS Centre
July 14 – Saskatoon, SK – SaskTel Centre
July 15 – Moose Jaw, SK – Mosaic Place
July 16 – Calgary, AB – Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
July 18 – Medicine Hat, AB – Canalta Centre
July 19 – Edmonton, AB – Rogers Place
July 21 – Dawson Creek, BC – Encanta Events Centre
July 22 – Prince George, BC – CN Centre
July 24 – Kelowna, BC – Prospera Place
July 25 – Vancouver, BC – Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena
July 27 – Victoria, BC – Save on Foods Memorial Centre

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