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.
Plans are brewing in Duluth for the Minnesota city’s first DylanFest, a celebration of folk-rock icon Bob Dylan during his 70th birthday.
Ask coast-dwellers and they’ll probably tell you it just doesn’t get more flyover than Minnesota. But America’s history books tell a different tale, and that’s across the entire spectrum of entertainment, arts, politics and science.
Bob Dylan has decided to play a gig at the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Some might scratch their heads at this mix, but Mischke wonders if this is just right. He takes a gander at […]