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.
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.
Plans are brewing in Duluth for the Minnesota city’s first DylanFest, a celebration of folk-rock icon Bob Dylan during his 70th birthday.