THE BOB DYLAN SHOW HOSTS WILLIE NELSON

Columbia Recording artist Bob Dylan will take "The Bob Dylan Show" on a 22-date concert tour of U.S. Minor League baseball parks beginning August 6, in Cooperstown, New York, the home of Baseball's Hall Of Fame. Joining Bob Dylan on the tour are Willie Nelson and Family and The Hot Club Of Cowtown.


Mr. Bob Dylan
Tickets for "The Bob Dylan Show" go on sale this Saturday, June 26 for the first 13 dates at all local ticket outlets and Ticketmaster.com. Tickets for the remaining dates will go on sale Saturday, July 10, in the same manner. All tickets are general admission. Kids under 12 will be admitted free with an adult ticket holder. See bobdylan.com's Live and In Person! page at bobdylan.com/live for dates, venues and ticket information.

According to Jerry Mickelson of Jam Productions, the concert promotion company who conceived of the idea for the tour and is presenting many of its shows, "Bob Dylan has always brought his music to people wherever they are -- in big cities or in small towns, in big arenas or in small clubs, and everywhere in between -- ­and this tour fits right in with that approach. Having produced several of Bob Dylan's concerts in these types of venues over the years, we found that the special atmosphere of a ballpark adds a unique element to his already great shows. A complete tour of these ballparks will have fans experiencing a great summer tour." As Bob Dylan said, "What we aim to do with this tour is hit the ball out of the park, touch all the bases and get home safely."

While Bob Dylan and Willie Nelson have performed at shows together over the years, "The Bob Dylan Show" marks the first time the two hugely popular and acclaimed artists, songwriters and performers will be touring together. The Hot Club Of Cowtown hails from Austin, TX and performs its unique brand of Western-Swing influenced music throughout the country and many parts of the world.

"The Bob Dylan Show" Schedule:

8.06 | Fri Cooperstown, NY | Doubleday Field
8.07 | Sat West Haven, CT | Yale Field
8.08 | Sun Brockton, MA | Campanelli Stadium
8.10 | Tue Wappinger Falls, NY | Dutchess Stadium
8.11 | Wed Altoona, PA Blair | County Ballpark
8.12 | Thu Aberdeen, MD | Ripken Stadium
8.14 | Sat Salisbury, MD | Arthur W Perdue Stadium
8.15 | Sun Richmond, VA | The Diamond
8.17 | Tue Charleston, SC | Joseph P Riley JR Park
8.18 | Wed Sevierville, TN | Smokies Stadium
8.20 | Fri Jackson, TN | Pringles Park
8.21 | Sat Lexington, KY | Applebee's Park
8.22 | Sun South Bend, IN | Coveleski Stadium
8.24 | Tue Comstock Park, MI | Fifth-Third Ballpark
8.25 | Wed Peoria, IL | O'Brien Field
8.27 | Fri Madison, WI | Warner Park
8.28 | Sat Des Moines, IA | Sec Taylor Stadium
8.29 | Sun Sioux City, IA | Lewis & Clark Park
8.31 | Tue Lincoln, NE | Haymarket Park
9.01 | Wed Wichita, KS | Lawrence Dumont Stadium
9.03 | Fri Oklahoma City, OK | SBC Bricktown Ballpark
9.04 | Sat Kansas City, KS | Community America Ballpark

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[Published on: 6/21/04]

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