Bob Dylan Honored as MusiCares Person of the Year, to Receive Tribute from Jack White, Neil Young, More
Fifty-some years into his career, Bob Dylan is still racking up awards.
Hank Williams, Neil Young, Bonnie Raitt, Aaron Neville and Chic are also among the artists who will have their songs and albums inducted into the 2015 GRAMMY Hall of Fame.
Previously honored by Musicares have been Tony Bennett, Bono, Natalie Cole, Phil Collins, Neil Diamond and Aretha Franklin.
The celebration of legendary folk songwriter Bob Dylan in his hometown of Hibbing is on an “indefinite hiatus”, according to the Hibbing Dylan Days committee.
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One of the most beloved institutions of Minnesota music history will be making a three-concert home stand in November. The artist just announced he will be performing for three nights at the Orpheum Theater in Minneapolis as part of his North American tour.
Thursday is opening day of The Great Minnesota Get Together, and with everyone at the fair this weekend, it’s the perfect time to come to the Mall of America.
In Minnesota, there are ample opportunities to see some of the best singers perform. Check out these amazing musicians from the home team.
It’s hard to believe that it’s been three decades since Prince bade us to “dig if you will a picture.” Yes, the blockbuster Purple Rain album — a 20 million unit monster that still stands atop the list of the bestselling Minnesota albums ever release, well ahead of Bob Dylan’s two separate Greatest Hits compilations — was released on June 25, 1984.
One of the most popular songs of all time, Bob Dylan’s “Like a Rolling Stone,” could bring $1 million to $2 million at auction. A working draft of the finished song in Dylan’s own hand is being offered by Sotheby’s on Tuesday. The draft is written in pencil on four sheets of hotel letterhead stationery with revisions, additions, notes and doodles: a hat, a bird, an animal with antlers.
One of Minnesota’s most famous people celebrates a big birthday Saturday. Bob Dylan turned 73. Dylan is originally from Hibbing, Minn. His career spans decades and genres, and has helped shape music as we know it today.
A photo exhibit documenting a pivotal time in Bob Dylan’s career opens this month in the northern Minnesota town where he grew up. “Daniel Kramer: Photographs of Bob Dylan” opens May 23 at the Paulucci Space Theatre in Hibbing.
One of the most popular songs of all time, Bob Dylan’s “Like a Rolling Stone,” is going to auction in New York this summer. Sotheby’s is offering a working draft of the finished song in Dylan’s own hand for an estimated $1 million to $2 million.
Minnesota is home to some of the most unique sounds in the music industry. The sounds of Bob Dylan, Prince, The Jayhawks and Doomtree have inspired countless of inspiring artists to pick up instruments. Many of whom come to St. Paul, Minn. to the McNally Smith College of Music where classes focus on performance, recording and engineering.
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.