Bob Dylan added three new shows in Manchester, Oxford and Bournemouth at the end of a sold-out UK tour due to “popular demand”.
he is an 81-year-old American rock and folk singer, currently performing 12 shows in October and November 2022 as part of his Rough and Rowdy Ways Global Tour, which begins in December in Milwaukee.
All shows are “phone-free events”, with spectators being asked to lock their phones in Yondr pockets for the duration of the performance.
In July, he announced his first UK tour in over five years.
He will play four nights at the London Palladium before visiting Cardiff, Hull and Nottingham for arena shows, as well as two nights in Glasgow.
He will now also perform at the Manchester Apollo, the Oxford New Theater and closing at the Bournemouth BIC.
Concerts will run from Wednesday, October 19 to Saturday, November 5, with tickets for the new performances going on sale Monday, September 5.
Dylan, who has won numerous awards, including the Nobel Prize for literature during his 60-year career, last toured the UK in April and May 2017 as part of the Air Tour. its never ending.
That run of the show saw him combine classic songs like Blowin’ In The Wind and Tangled Up In Blue with newer material.
Dylan performed 74 dates in the United States as part of his Rough and Rowdy Ways tour, in support of his number-one 39th UK studio album.
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The shows have captured his attention as well as the songs on the critically acclaimed new album.
Emerging from New York City’s Greenwich Village folk scene in the early 1960s, Dylan became a counterculture figure with the release of a series of political anthems.
Dylan, born Robert Zimmerman in Duluth, Minnesota, was the first musician to receive the 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature, recognized by the Swedish Academy for “creating new poetic expressions in the song tradition.” great American”.
His songs have been recorded more than 6,000 times, with artists as diverse as The Byrds, Jimi Hendrix and Adele finding both commercial and critical success with covers.
To date, Dylan has sold more than 125 million records worldwide and won an Academy Award for Best Original Song in 2001 with the song Things Have Changed, which he wrote for the movie Wonder Boys.
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