Bob Dylan cancels summer North American tour
Bob Dylan was scheduled to hit the road in June and July for a tour with Nathaniel Rateliff (which included an NYC show at Forest Hills Stadium on July 8) but, like many other tours, shows, and festivals, those dates have now been cancelled due to COVID-19. Here's a message from Bob:
To all our fans,
In the interest of public health and safety and after many attempts to try and reschedule these shows for a workable timeframe this year, it is with deep regret that we announce the US Bob Dylan shows originally scheduled for June/July are cancelled. We hope to be back out on the road at the earliest possible time once we are confident that it is safe for both fans and concert staff.
Please contact your point of purchase for all information on refunds.
Not surprising, but a bummer all the same.
Earlier this month Bob announced a new album, Rough and Rowdy Ways, which is due out June 19 via Columbia. We've heard three songs from it so far, the seventeen minute "Murder Most Foul," the shorter "I Contain Multitudes," and, most recently, the rough-edged bluesy rock track "False Prophet." Listen to all three below.
Bob Dylan: Cancelled 2020 Tour
Bob Dylan — 2020 US Tour Dates
June 4 — Les Schwab Amphitheater, Bend, OR
June 6 — Sunlight Supply Amphitheatre, Ridgefield, WA
June 7 — White River Amphitheatre, Auburn, WA
June 9 — Matthew Knight Arena, Eugene, OR
June 12 — Harveys Outdoor Amphtheatre, Stateline, NV
June 13 & 14 — Greek Theatre, Berkley, CA
June 17 — Pechanga Arena San Diego, CA
June 18 — Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, CA
June 20 — Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas, NV
June 21 — Gila River Arena, Glendale, AZ
June 23 — Tingley Arena, Albuquerque, NM
June 24 — Amarillo Civic Center, Amarillo, TX
June 26 — The Pavilion at Toyota Music Center, Irving, TX
June 27 — Simmons Bank Arena, Little Rock, AR
June 28 — BankPlus Amphitheatre at Snowden Grove, Southhaven, MS
July 2 — Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, TN
July 3 — Ameris Bank Amphitheatre, Alpharetta, GA
July 5 — Veterans United Home Loan Amphitheatre, Virgina Beach, VA
July 7 — Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, Wilkes-Barre, PA
July 8 — Forest Hills Stadium, Queens, NY
July 9 — Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga, NY
July 11 — Champlain Valley Exposition, Essex Junction, VT
July 12 — Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, Bethel Woods, NY