The Fender Stratocaster that Bob Dylan plugged in when he famously went electric at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival sold Friday for nearly $1 million — the highest price ever paid for a guitar at auction. Christie’s auction house did not immediately identify the absentee buyer who agreed to pay $965,000 for the sunburst-finish guitar.
French authorities have filed preliminary charges against Bob Dylan over a 2012 interview in which he is quoted comparing Croatians to Nazis and the Ku Klux Klan. The charges of “public insult and inciting hate” were filed against the musician in mid-November.
Music fans got their fill Wednesday night in St. Paul, enjoying two big bands, and a Minnesota music legend. Fans streamed into Midway Stadium to see My Morning Jacket, Wilco, and Bob Dylan.
Some chairs used by famous Minnesotans are on display at the Hennepin County Government Center in downtown Minneapolis. Included is a chair used by singer Bob Dylan at the Ten O’clock Scholar Coffee House in February 1960.
American musical legend Bob Dylan is bringing his act back home, but first he needs a little help from St. Paul city leaders. Dylan is set to perform at Midway Stadium in July as part of his “Americanarama” tour of minor league ballparks.
The northeastern Minnesota city of Hibbing kicks off its annual celebration of native son Bob Dylan this week. Dylan Days 2013 features music, poetry and a singer-songwriter contest. The three-day festival opens on Friday, the day Dylan turns 72.
Bob Dylan is heading back to Minnesota to visit the home of the St. Paul Saints.
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The theme of this year’s nominations could be taken in a number of ways, but when you look at the contenders up for all-powerful Album of the Year category, one thing is certain: it’s the year of the underdogs and the newcomers.
Tomorrow night, music legend and Minnesota native Bob Dylan will take over the Xcel Energy Center. When a big act plays at “The X” the venue typically gives them a thank you gift, as a way for the artists to remember the Twin Cities.
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The voice of a generation, and one of the most critically-acclaimed musicians to ever emerge from Minnesota, will perform in concert this November.
Some of music’s greatest talents — such as Bob Dylan and Prince — hail from the land of 10,000 lakes.
Bob Dylan is making his way back home, but by no means as a complete unknown.
Bob Dylan and historians at PBS are in a dispute over the whereabouts of an electric guitar that the singer plugged in at the Newport Folk Festival in 1965, quite possibly the most historic single instrument in rock ‘n’ roll.