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.
Since 1991, singer-songwriter Bob Dylan’s (aka Robert Zimmerman) hometown of Hibbing, Minnesota has been celebrating its native son with a weekend full of festivities dubbed “Dylan Days.” This year, come out and celebrate his 71st birthday on May 24th.
A concert to benefit the restoration of Duluth’s old armory building will kick off this year’s Duluth Dylan Fest. Violinist Scarlet Rivera will headline Friday night’s concert at the University of Minnesota Duluth’s Weber Music Hall.
Bob Dylan will wake up Thursday morning either in the company of John Steinbeck, Ernest Hemingway and Sinclair Lewis –- or denied again for his chance at the Nobel Prize for Literature. So how do you get a Nobel prize, anyway?
Over the years, Minnesota has produced a clutch of local acts that have broken into national prominence and influence. For your convenience, then, here is a quick elementary school primer on some of Minnesota’s most notable acts’ discographies.
So maybe we’re not California, a state about which there seem to be dozens of songs written — even Minnesota’s own Low has a song named after the Golden State.
Yup. Bob Dylan’s grandson is a rapper. Here is his song. WARNING!!! There is some explicit language in this song.
Just in time for Bob Dylan’s 70th birthday, Red House Records has released its second tribute to the Minnesota-born folk-rock icon.
NY Times Op-Ed columnist Maureen Dowd had some harsh words about Bob Dylan’s recent concert in Beijing, saying that letting the Chinese government pre-approve his set list “may have done the impossible: broken creative new ground in selling out.” Take a look at the rest of the column.