Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Gather All-Star Cast For A Timely Cover of Bob Dylan’s “The Times They Are A-Changin’”
In the fifty-seven years since Bob Dylan released his career-altering folksong, "The Times They Are A-Changin'," the times he sang of did seem to change. But now, in another period of national unrest, a President refusing to concede defeat or peacefully transfer power, and a renewed fire for justice in the long-fought battle for civil rights, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's new version of Dylan's classic sounds more poignant and insistent than ever before.
Sara Rachele is at her best when she confronts difficult themes. Her 2015 song “Rebecca” is a heart-crushing recounting of having an abortion and its latent after-effects. 2020’s Scorpio Sun, the follow-up to her 2019 release Scorpio Moon, is as uncompromising in its honesty as it is uplifting in its search for beauty. “For this album,” Rachele explains, “I'm trying to strip my music back and be who I am, where I am, right now: a person who's been really run around and had to retreat from a lot of different situations, who is trying to fix things, trying to fix myself.”
Don Was joins award-winning guitarist/producer Eric Krasno on his special new podcast series. Presented by Osiris Media, ERIC KRASNO PLUS ONE sees the renowned musician hosting a one-of-a-kind interview series exploring the lives and work of some of his closest friends and musical collaborators.
Acclaimed singer-songwriter Emma Swift has announced the release of a new animated lyric video for the song, “Queen Jane Approximately.” The song is taken from her new album, BLONDE ON THE TRACKS – a collection of the Nashville-based artist’s interpretations of Bob Dylan songs, arriving via Tiny Ghost Records on Friday, August 14.
Higher Ground Presents is pleased to announce that Bob Dylan and His Band will be performing at the Champlain Valley Exposition in Essex Junction on July 11th with Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats and The Hot Club of Cowtown. Tickets go on sale this Friday at 10 am.
Bob Dylan and His Band
Saturday, July 11th, 2020
Champlain Valley Exposition
Support: Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, The Hot Club of Cowtown
Gates 6pm, Show 7pm
$100 | $79 | $58 advance + $4 day of show
Acclaimed guitarist Joe Marcinek and singer-songwriter David Gans, host of the Grateful Dead Hour and the Grateful Dead SiriusXM channel will play an evening of Bob Dylan and Grateful Dead tunes at the Fox Theatre in Boulder on Thursday, March 26 with drummer Adam Perry (Gasoline Lollipops, Yawpers) and surprise Colorado guests.
Let’s rewind to November 25, 1976, on Thanksgiving Eve. The iconic group, The Band, were joined by Eric Clapton, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, Dr. John, to name a few. This was going to be the official “Farewell Show” in San Francisco (Winterland Ballroom) for the Canadian/American quintet: Helm/Danko/Robertson/Hudson/Manuel.