Credit: William Claxton
Bob Dylan has announced plans to play his first North American concerts of 2019. The 78-year-old folk-rock legend will hit the road with his backing band on a fall U.S. tour leg that kicks off October 11 in Irvine, California, and is plotted out through a November 21 show in Philadelphia.
So far, the trek features 27 dates, but a post on Dylan’s official website notes that more shows will be added soon.
Tickets for all confirmed concerts scheduled through a November 2 performance in Muncie, Indiana, will go on sale to the general public starting this Friday, September 13. Tickets for the remaining dates will be available starting September 20.
Most of the concerts will be held at venues affiliated with universities or colleges.
2019 marks the 30th year that Dylan has continued what is referred to as his “Never Ending Tour.” His most recent studio album, a three-disc covers collection of standards titled Triplicate, was released in 2017.
This past June, Bob issued the latest installment in his series of archival box sets, The Rolling Thunder Revue: The 1975 Live Recordings, a 14-CD set featuring performances recorded during his 1975 tour.
Here are all of Dylan’s confirmed 2019 U.S. tour dates:
10/11 — Irvine, CA, UC Irvine – Bren Events Center
10/12 — Santa Barbara, CA, Santa Barbara Bowl
10/14 — Palo Alto, CA, Stanford University – Frost Amphitheatre
10/17 — Denver, CO, The Mission Ballroom
10/19 — Lincoln, NE, Pinnacle Bank Arena
10/20 — Kansas City, MO, Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland
10/22 — St. Louis, MO, Stifel Theatre
10/23 — Ames, IA, Iowa State University – C.Y. Stephens Auditorium
10/24 — Mankato, MN, Mankato Civic Center
10/26 — Milwaukee, WI, Eagles Ballroom
10/27 — Bloomington, IN, Indiana University – Auditorium
10/29 — Normal, IL, Illinois State University – Braden Auditorium
10/30 — Chicago, IL, Credit Union 1 Arena at UIC
11/1 — South Bend, IN, Morris Performing Arts Center
11/2 — Muncie, IN, Ball State University – Emens Auditorium
11/4 — Columbus, OH, Ohio State University – Mershon Auditorium
11/5 — East Lansing, MI, Michigan State University – Wharton Center for the Performing Arts
11/6 — Ann Arbor, MI, University of Michigan – Hill Auditorium
11/8 — Highland Heights, KY, Northern Kentucky University – BB&T Arena
11/9 — Akron, OH, University of Akron – EJ Thomas Performing Arts Hall
11/10 — Moon Township, PA, Robert Morris University – UPMC Events Center
11/12 — Baltimore, MD, University of Maryland Baltimore County – UMBC Event Center
11/13 — Petersburg, VA, Virginia State University – Multi-Purpose Center
11/15 — University Park, PA, Pennsylvania State University – Eisenhower Auditorium
11/17 — Ithaca, NY, Ithaca College – Athletics and Events Center
11/19 — Lowell, MA, University of Massachusetts – Tsongas Arena
11/20 — Providence, RI, Providence Performing Arts Center
11/21 — Philadelphia, PA, The Met Philadelphia
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