HIBBING, Minn. (AP) — The northeastern Minnesota city of Hibbing kicks off its annual celebration of Bob Dylan this week.
Dylan Days 2013 features music, poetry and a singer-songwriter contest.READ MORE: Undefeated Gophers Getting Along Just Fine Under Ben Johnson
The three-day festival opens on Friday, the day Dylan turns 72. On Saturday there will be a Dylan Days bus tour of Hibbing, where the folk-rock star grew up and graduated from high school.READ MORE: Vikings Leaning Hard On Justin Jefferson In Quest To Save Season
Other events Saturday include the cancellation of a postal stamp featuring a limited edition Dylan Days image that can be used on memorabilia or mail.
Duluth, where Dylan was born, has been holding is annual Dylan Fest since last weekend. This year the two organizing groups are working together to provide the North Country Dylan Celebration, 10 days of coordinated activity in northern Minnesota.MORE NEWS: Source: Cheryl Reeve To Be Next US Women's Basketball Team Coach
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