Though he will not be attending the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony on Saturday, legendary singer-songwriter Bob Dylan’s words will still be heard. The recipient of the Nobel Prize In Literature has reportedly penned an acceptance speech that will be read during the December 10 event in Stockholm, Sweden.
Dylan is the first American to be awarded the prestigious Nobel Prize In Literature since Toni Morrison was given the honor in 1993. The Nobel Prize committee praised the 75-year-old iconic folk musician “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition.”
Fellow musician and acclaimed writer Patti Smith will be at the Stockholm Concert Hall on Saturday to perform Dylan’s well-known composition “A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall.”
The Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner has confirmed Tom Petty died due to an accidental overdose of prescription drugs.
Last night’s The Avett Brothers concert began with the band covering The Cranberries in tribute to Dolores O’Riordan, who passed away this week at the age of 46.
Organizers of the Levitate Music & Arts Festival have revealed the lineup for this July’s event.
Chris Robinson, Barry Sless, Pete Sears, John Molo and Greg Loiacono played the first show of the inaugural Green Leaf Rustlers tour last night in California.
Organizers of the annual Mountain Jam music festival have announced the lineup for the 2018 installment.
Dead & Company, featuring members of the Grateful Dead, has confirmed an extensive 2018 Summer Tour.