Bob Dylan has announced a 21 date North American fall tour with his band. The trek will stop in theaters and arenas starting October 12th in Valley Center, California and wrapping November 16th in Boston. Nearly all cities see Dylan playing a single night with two shows each in Salt Lake City and Philadelphia. Mavis Staples will be the opening act during the month long tour.
Tickets go on sale this week, with several pre-sales starting for American Express cardholders on Wednesday, September 13th at 10 am local time. Live Nation and Mammoth pre-sales are Thursday, September 14th at 10 am with tickets to the general public going on sale Saturday, September 16th at 10 am local time. Several VIP packages will be available that include either a front row ticket or level one or two premium seat (depending on package), exclusive merchandise item and collectible laminate.
On March 31st, Dylan released Triplicate, his first triple record thematically-arranged in a ten song sequence. Triplicate showcases Dylan’s unique and much-lauded talents as a vocalist, arranger and bandleader on 30 compositions by some of music’s most lauded and influential songwriters. The album was produced by Jack Frost, Dylan’s longtime alias, and is the 38th studio set from the songsmith. It was the first new music from the artist since 2006’s Fallen Angels. The project is available in a 3 CD 8 Panel Digipak, a 3 LP vinyl set and a 3 LP Deluxe Vinyl Limited Edition packaged in a numbered case.
October 13 – Valley Center, CA – Harrah’s Resort SoCal – The Events Center
October 14 – Las Vegas, NV – The Cosmopolitan Hotel – The Chelsea Theatre
October 17, 18 – Salt Lake City, UT – Eccles Theater
October 21 – Denver, CO – 1STBANK Center
October 23 – Omaha, NE – CenturyLink Center
October 24 – Ames, IA – Stephens Auditorium
October 25 – Saint Paul, MN – Xcel Energy Center
October 27 – Chicago, IL – Wintrust Arena
October 28 – Grand Rapids, MI – Van Andel Arena
October 29 – Bloomington, IN – IU Auditorium
November 1 – Detroit, MI – Fox Theatre
November 3 – Akron, OH – E.J. Thomas Hall
November 5 – Columbus, OH – Palace Theatre
November 6 – Pittsburgh, PA – Heinz Hall
November 8 – Uniondale, NY – Nassau Coliseum
November 10 – Richmond, VA – Coliseum
November 11, 12 – Philadelphia, PA – Tower Theatre
November 14 – Washington D.C. – The Anthem
November 16 – Boston, MA – Agganis Arena