Dylan

"To paraphrase Donald Rumsfeld, you go to a Bob Dylan concert for the Bob Dylan you have, not the Bob Dylan you might want or wish to have at a later time.

The Dylan that played the Moore Theatre last night was maybe not the ideal Dylan, but the sold-out, standing-room crowd embraced him anyway. The freewheelin' Dylan, the Highway 61 Dylan, the "Desire" Dylan -- they're not the current Dylan, an aged outlaw magician dressed like Zorro's dad in black-on-black coat and pants and wide-brim hat, incomparable to the Dylan of however many decades ago." [Seattle Times]

Bob Dylan is touring in October and November. New dates include three night runs in November at Citi Performing Arts Center in Boston and at United Palace Theatre in New York City. Tickets for the NY shows are now on presale (password = smithers). All dates and a recent setlist, below...

October 5th - Seattle, Wa setlist
# Gonna Change My Way Of Thinking
# Lay, Lady, Lay
# Beyond Here Lies Nothin'
# Spirit On The Water
# Honest With Me
# I Don't Believe You (She Acts Like We Never Have Met)
# My Wife's Home Town
# Stuck Inside Of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again
# Forgetful Heart
# If You Ever Go To Houston
# Highway 61 Revisited
# I Feel A Change Comin' On
# Thunder On The Mountain
# Ballad Of A Thin Man
# Like A Rolling Stone
# Jolene
# All Along The Watchtower

Bob Dylan - 2009 Tour Dates
October 7 Portland, OR Memorial Coliseum
October 8 Eugene, OR McArthur Court Arena
October 10 - 11 Berkeley, CA Greek Theatre
October 13 - 15 Hollywood, CA Hollywood Palladium
October 17 Phoenix, AZ Veterans Memorial Coliseum
October 18 Las Vegas, NV The Joint
October 19 Magna, UT The Great Saltair
October 21 Denver, CO Magness Arena
October 23 Salina, KS Bicentennial Center
October 24 Tulsa, OK Brady Theater
October 25 Springfield, MO Shrine Mosque
October 27 Rockford, IL Rockford MetroCentre
October 29 - 31 Chicago, IL Aragon Ballroom
November 2 Bloomington, IN Indiana University Auditorium
November 6 Detroit, MI Fox Theatre
November 7 Kitchener, ON Kitchener Memorial Auditorium
November 9 Philadelphia, PA Liacouras Center
November 11 Fairfax, VA Patriot Center
November 13 Boston, MA Citi Performing Arts Center
November 14 Boston, MA Citi Performing Arts Center
November 15 Boston, MA Citi Performing Arts Center
November 17 New York, NY United Palace
November 18 New York, NY United Palace
November 19 New York, NY United Palace