Annual celebration of the Nobel Laureate’s birthday. multiple artists will roam through the entire Dylan catalogue from the early sixties right up to his recent songs. They’ll be sure to include some obscure Dylan stuff along with the better known songs.
Anchoring the evening’s celebration will be Pete and Maura Kennedy, who return for their 9th Dylan Birthday celebration. Guitars, sitars and even ukeleles come into play when The Kennedys “do Dylan.” (www.kennedysmusic.com)
Rod MacDonald, one of America’s finest singer-songwriters and an acknowledged master at interpreting Dylan, returns for another Dylanfest. Rod and his band Big Brass Bed have recently recorded a second album of Dylan songs. (www.rodmacdonald.net).
Russ Seeger, of Levon Helm’s Last Hombres, interprets lesser-known Dylan songs and adds great fiddle and guitar work to other Dylan classics in his seventh appearance at a Bob Dylan Birthday celebration. (www.myspace.com/russseegermusic).
Also in the band: Brian Kachejian on keyboards, Steve Kaplan on bass and Tom Ryan (of the Last Hombres) on drums. And who knows who else might appear? Discount tickets on sale February 1st through May 19 at Sundaystreet.org. If available, tickets may be purchased at the door. Call the museum the day of the show to check ticket availability.