Dylan To Spend August On Road

Bob Dylan has added a slate of August dates in North America to his "never-ending tour," starting with an Aug. 3 appearance at Newport, R.I.'s Newport Folk Festival.

Bob Dylan has added a slate of August dates in North America to his "never-ending tour," starting with an Aug. 3 appearance at Newport, R.I.'s Newport Folk Festival and running through a previously announced performance at Aspen, Colo.'s Janus Jazz Festival. The tour will hit colleges, county fairs, and baseball stadiums along the way.

As previously reported, Dylan is gearing up to begin work on Intermedia Films' "Masked & Anonymous," the big-screen directorial debut of television writer/director/producer Larry Charles. Dylan will star in the film -- his first acting role in 15 years -- and contribute music to the soundtrack. The movie's cast also includes Angela Bassett, Jessica Lange, Luke Wilson, Penelope Cruz, and Jeff Bridges.

Here are Bob Dylan's tour dates:

Aug. 3: Newport, R.I. (Newport Folk Festival)
Aug. 4: Augusta, Maine (Augusta Civic Center)
Aug. 6: Halifax, Nova Scotia (Metro Centre)
Aug. 8: Moncton, New Brunswick (Moncton Coliseum)
Aug. 9: Saint John, New Brunswick (Harbour Station)
Aug. 10: Quebec City, Quebec (L'Agora du Vieux Port)
Aug. 12: Montreal (Molson Center)
Aug. 13: Ottawa, Ontario (Corel Centre)
Aug. 15: Hamburg, N.Y. (Erie County Fair Grandstand)
Aug. 16: Toronto (Molson Amphitheatre)
Aug. 18: city/venue TBA
Aug. 19: Southampton, N.Y. (Southampton College)
Aug. 21: Omaha, Nebraska (Omaha Civic Auditorium)
Aug. 22: Sioux Falls, S.D. (Canaries Stadium)
Aug. 23: Fargo, N.D. (Newman Outdoor Field)
Aug. 24: Winnipeg, Manitoba (Winnipeg Arena)
Aug. 26: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (Saskatchewan Place)
Aug. 27: Edmonton, Alberta (Skyreach Center)
Aug. 28: Calgary, Alberta (Pengrowth Saddledome)
Aug. 30: Park City, Utah (Deer Valley Snow Park Lodge)
Aug. 31: Grand Junction, Colo. (Mesa County Fairgrounds)
Sept. 1: Aspen, Colo. (Janus Jazz Festival)