Dylan Heading Back To The Ballpark This Summer
Bob Dylan will set off on his third annual tour of U.S. minor league baseball stadiums beginning Aug. 12 in Comstock Park, Mich.Bob Dylan will set off on his third annual tour of U.S. minor league baseball stadiums beginning Aug. 12 in Comstock Park, Mich. Tickets begin going on sale July 8 for some shows; one child under 12 will be admitted free of charge with each adult ticket holder.
Dylan will be supported on the road by guitarists Jimmie Vaughan and Junior Brown, as well as Elana Janes and the Continental Two. As previously reported, the tour will coincide with Aug. 29 release of a new Dylan studio album, "Modern Times."
In related news, a baseball-themed episode from Dylan's weekly XM Satellite Radio show "Theme Time Radio Hour" has been added to the National Baseball Hall of Fame Library archive. On the show, Dylan sang an a cappella rendition of "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" and played several iconic radio snippets from vintage baseball broadcasts.
Here are Bob Dylan's tour dates:
Aug. 12: Comstock Park, Mich. (Fifth Third Ballpark)
Aug. 13: Columbus, Ohio (Cooper Stadium)
Aug. 15: Lexington, Ky. (Applebee's Park)
Aug. 17: Augusta, Ga. (Lake Olmstead Stadium)
Aug. 18: Winston-Salem, N.C. (Ernie Shore Field)
Aug. 19: Frederick, Md. (Harry Grove Stadium)
Aug. 20: Washington, Pa. (Falconi Field)
Aug. 23: Reading, Pa. (First Energy Stadium)
Aug. 24: Pawtucket, R.I. (McCoy Stadium)
Aug. 26: Pittsfield, Mass. (Wahconah Park)
Aug. 27: Manchester, N.H. (Merchantsauto.com Stadium)
Aug. 29: New Britain, Conn. (New Britain Stadium)
Aug. 30: Rochester, N.Y. (Frontier Field)
Sept. 1: Wappingers Falls, N.Y. (Dutchess Stadium)
Sept. 2: Cooperstown, N.Y. (Doubleday Field)
Sept. 3: University Park, Pa. (Medlar Field at Lubrano Park)
Sept. 5: Fort Wayne, Ind. (Memorial Stadium)