Bob Dylan

  • Bob Dylan Mar 9

    Bob Dylan Announces Tour Dates, Including Hollywood Bowl and SD Stops

    Bob Dylan is heading back out on tour, with shows at the Hollywood Bowl and Pechanga Arena in San Diego among the 25 June and July concert dates announced Monday. Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats and the Hot Club of Cowtown will join the 78-year-old singer-songwriter on his “Never Ending Tour” dates, which will begin June 4 in Bend,…

  • Timothee Chalamet Jan 7

    Timothée Chalamet Is in Talks to Play Bob Dylan in New Biopic

    Timothe Chalamet has found his next big role....

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    Multiple outlets report the star is in talks to play famed musician Bob Dylan in a biopic on the folk singer’s life. The Fox Searchlight film, unofficially titled Going Electric, will be directed by Ford V. Ferrari’s James Mangold. Going Electric will center around the pivotal moment when Dylan decided to make the...

  • Bruce Springsteen Oct 9, 2019

    Kurt Cobain’s ‘Unplugged’ Sweater and Guitar Head to Auction

    The olive green cardigan that Kurt Cobain wore during Nirvana’s MTV “Unplugged” performance and one of the late rocker’s custom guitars are headed to auction.

  • Ontario May 30, 2019

    Leon Redbone, Acclaimed 1970s Musician, Dies

    Leon Redbone, the acclaimed singer and guitarist who performed jazz, ragtime and Tin Pan Alley-style songs, died Thursday, according to a statement released by his family.

  • Academy Awards Apr 17, 2018

    Kendrick Lamar’s Pulitzer: It’s About ‘DAMN’ Time

    Kendrick Lamar’s Pulitzer Prize for “DAMN.” is a landmark for hip-hop – and for high-quality pop culture.

  • Bob Dylan Apr 5, 2018

    Dylan, Kesha Change Pronouns in Songs to Honor LGBTQ Couples

    “Universal Love” reimagined popular love songs to honor the LGBTQ community. It includes Benjamin Gibbard of alternative band Death Cab for Cutie, singer-songwriter Valerie June and Kele Okereke of the indie rock group Bloc Party.

  • Texas Feb 7, 2018

    ’Justified,’ ‘Home Improvement’ Actor Mickey Jones Dies

    Mickey Jones, a veteran character actor who played Rodney “Hot Rod” Dunham on “Justified” and construction worker Pete on the 1990s sitcom “Home Improvement,” has died. He was 76. Jones died early Wednesday morning of the effects of a long illness, said his publicist, Cherry Hepburn. The illness and where he died were not immediately disclosed.

  • America Dec 27, 2017

    Co-Creator of ‘MTV Unplugged’ Dies After Being Struck by Taxi on Fifth Avenue

    A co-creator of MTV’s “Unplugged” has died of injuries suffered when he was hit by a taxi while walking his dog. Jim Burns was walking the dog on Saturday morning when he was struck by a cab making a turn onto Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue, police said. Burns, 65, suffered a serious head injury and died from his injuries on Tuesday....

  • New Orleans Nov 25, 2017

    Confederate Monument Pedestals Repurposed for Music Video

    A black woman approaches the pedestal that once showed off the Confederacy’s first president and finds a statue that looks like her. A pair of hands appears atop the pedestal of a toppled North Carolina monument, as if an African-American is about to climb up and replace the statue of a Confederate soldier that once stood there. These scenes are...

  • New Jersey Oct 25, 2017

    Bob Dylan’s Guitar Expected to Get Over $300,000 at Auction

    A guitar played by Bob Dylan at notable concerts in 1970s is expected to sell for more than $300,000 when it goes up for auction next month. Heritage Auctions said the 1963 Martin D-28 acoustic guitar that once belonged to the singer-songwriter will be offered up Nov. 11 in Dallas. Heritage says Dylan played the guitar through his set at...

  • Aug 18, 2017

    70s Flashback: The Making of Voyager’s Golden Record

    Forty years after blasting off, Earth’s most distant ambassadors — the twin Voyager spacecraft — are carrying sounds and music of our planet ever deeper into the cosmos. Take a look back to the making of the Voyager records In these August 1977 photos.

  • Barack Obama Jul 15, 2017

    Justin Trudeau’s Summer Playlist Includes Drake, Fiona Apple

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has released an official Spotify playlist. Trudeau unveiled his “PM Mix” of 39 songs on the streaming service Saturday. It includes tracks by Canadian artists such as Drake, Shawn Mendes, k.d. lang and The Tragically Hip, as well as songs by Fiona Apple, R.E.M., Peter Gabriel and Nenah Cherry. Trudeau asked “What am I listening...

  • Los Angeles Jun 14, 2017

    Was Dylan Too Freewheelin’ in Borrowing For Nobel Lecture?

    Phrases sprinkled throughout the rock legend’s lecture for his Nobel Prize in literature are very similar to phrases from the summation of “Moby Dick” on SparkNotes, a sort of online “Cliff’s Notes” that’s familiar to modern students looking for shortcuts and teachers trying to catch them.

  • Los Angeles Jun 5, 2017

    Swedish Academy Receives Bob Dylan’s ‘Extraordinary’ Nobel Lecture

    The Swedish Academy says it has received the required lecture from the 2016 Nobel Literature winner Bob Dylan, enabling the American singer to collect 8 million Swedish kronor ($922,000) in prize money.

  • St. Louis Apr 9, 2017

    Fans Say Farewell to Rock ‘N’ Roll Legend Chuck Berry

    Family, friends and fans paid their final respects to the rock ‘n’ roll legend Chuck Berry on Sunday, celebrating the life and career of a man who inspired countless guitarists and bands....
    The celebration began with a public viewing at The Pageant, a music club in Berry’s hometown of St. Louis where he often played. Hundreds of fans filed past Berry,...

  • Israel Apr 2, 2017

    Dylan Finally Gets His Hands on His Nobel Literature Prize

    Bob Dylan finally has his hands on his Nobel Literature diploma and medal....
    Klas Ostergren, a member of the Swedish Academy, said the 75-year-old American singer-songwriter received his award during a small gathering Saturday afternoon at a hotel next to the conference center where Dylan was performing a concert later that night....
    Ostergren told The Associated Press that the ceremony was a...

  • Sweden Apr 1, 2017

    Bob Dylan Finally Gets His Hands on His Nobel Literature Prize

    Bob Dylan finally has his hands on his Nobel Literature diploma and medal. Klas Ostergren, a member of the Swedish Academy, said the 75-year-old American singer-songwriter received his award during a small gathering Saturday afternoon at a hotel next to the conference center where Dylan was performing a concert later that night. Ostergren told The Associated Press that the ceremony...

  • Suzanne Ciechalski Mar 29, 2017

    Bob Dylan Archives Open in Oklahoma; Public Center Planned

    Part of music icon Bob Dylan’s once-secret 6,000-piece archive, including thousands of hours of studio sessions, film reels and caches of unpublished lyrics, has opened in Oklahoma. More than 1,000 pieces of the collection spanning Dylan’s six-decade career are available to scholars at the Gilcrease Museum’s Helmerich Center for American Research in Tulsa.

  • Bob Dylan Mar 29, 2017

    Bob Dylan to Meet Nobel Academy to Receive Literature Diploma

    Nobel literature prize laureate Bob Dylan will meet with members of the Swedish Academy during a weekend visit to Stockholm and they will hand over his Nobel diploma and medal, the academy said Wednesday Sara Danius, permanent secretary of the academy, said in a blog on the academy’s website that Dylan will not give his Nobel lecture during the weekend...

  • author Mar 23, 2017

    Bob Dylan Gives Rare Interview, Talks Sinatra, Elvis

    Bob Dylan opened up about his music and songwriting and discussed his relationships with Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley and others in a rare and lengthy interview posted exclusively to his website Wednesday. In the Q&A with author Bill Flanagan , Dylan recalled Sinatra telling him, “‘You and me, pal, we got blue eyes, we’re from up there … These other...

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