Bob Dylan 6/17/21

Bob Dylan has just announced Shadow Kingdom — an exclusive online broadcast event set for July 18th at 5 p.m. ET. Dylan sent an email to his online community stating, “Shadow Kingdom will showcase Bob Dylan in an intimate setting as he performs songs from his extensive body of work, created especially for this event. Shadow Kingdom will mark the first concert performance since December 2019, and first performance since his universally acclaimed album, Rough And Rowdy Ways.”

Tickets for Shadow Kingdom run $25 and will remain available to view until 11:59 p.m. PT on July 20th. For more information, log on to: https://bit.ly/3iILaOs

A while back, Bob Dylan discussed his fans’ adulation with the BBC and explained that his desire to write, record, and perform has very little to do with filling some type of void in his personal life: [“I got enough love around me, y’know? So, I don’t need no people’s love. I don’t need to go out and play to a crowd of 20, 30, 50,000 people for their love. Some performers have to, y’know? But I don’t. I got enough love just in my immediate surroundings, so. . . It accounts for why a lot of entertainers do what they do, because they want the love of another group of people. And I don’t do it for love. I do it, ’cause I can do it and I think I’m good at it, and that’s all I do it for.”] SOUNDCUE (:26 OC: . . . do it for)

Bob Dylan’s Rough And Rowdy Ways was released on June 19th, 2020 and peaked at Number Two on the Billboard 200 albums chart.

SOURCE: Press release

TL: DR

  • Bob Dylan has just announced Shadow Kingdom — an exclusive online broadcast event set for July 18th at 5 p.m. ET. Tickets for Shadow Kingdom run $25.

FAST FACTS

  • Bob Dylan‘s artwork will have its first U.S. exhibition, titled Retrospectrum, beginning on November 30th at Florida International University.
  • The university’s Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum “will feature more than 120 of Dylan’s paintings, drawings, and sculptures spanning six decades. The exhibit will be on view through April 17th, 2022.”

SIDE NOTES

  • Released on Bob Dylan‘s 80th birthday — May 21st — was Pretenders leader Chrissie Hynde‘s nine-track covers collection, Standing In The Doorway: Chrissie Hynde Sings Bob Dylan.

The tracklisting to ‘Standing In The Doorway: Chrissie Hynde Sings Bob Dylan’:

“In The Summertime”
“You’re A Big Girl Now”
“Standing In The Doorway”
“Sweetheart Like You”
“Blind Willie McTell”
“Love Minus Zero / No Limit”
“Don’t Fall Apart On Me Tonight”
“Tomorrow Is A Long Time”
“Every Grain Of Sand”