Jan 21, 1999 Article by Dave Read We spoke with Dave Van Ronk the day before he was to perform at the Eighth Step Coffeehouse in Albany, NY. After congratulating him on receiving ASCAP’S Lifetime Achievement Award, we mentioned that Ramblin’ Jack Elliott had been honored recently at the White House. Typically, Dave was ready… read more
Archives for August 2008
Arlo Guthrie talks about his former plans for developing his business in downtown Pittsfield in the late 1990s, being named Arlo, and introducing Bob Dylan and the Rolling Thunder Revue to Mama Frasca and the Dream Away Lodge.
Bob Dylan concert review – Pittsfield, MA Aug. 26, 2006 Wahconah Park show on minor league ballpark tour, with Jimmie Vaughn, Junior Brown, Elana James.
Review Bob Dylan’s concert at Wahconah Park, Pittsfield, MA during his 2005 tour of minor league ball parks. This was Dylan’s first performance in Pittsfield since appearing as Joan Baez’s guest in a 1963 concert at the Pittsfield Boy’s Club.
Bob Dylan’s return to the Newport Folk Festival in 2002, 37 years after “going electric” and shocking folk music “purists” was marked by his appearance wearing a crazy wig and fake beard, a stellar setlist, but only a routine performance.
Bob Dylan closed out his first tour in the aftermath of 9/11, in support of “Love and Theft” (released on 9/11), with a stunning 22 song concert in Boston at the Fleet Center.
Aug. 17, 2008 Article by Dave Read Desolation Row, that crazy poem, is perhaps the most thoroughly satisfying song in all of Bob Dylan’s songbook. It was first released in 1965 on Highway 61 Revisted and that studio version seems to be a perfectly realized work of art. You’re hooked from the opening lines; Dylan’s… read more
Hey folks, we’re in the midst of moving over a few articles published long ago on NewBerkshire.com and just got wind that the Troy, NY review was linked on ExpectingRain.com. It’ll be a few days before we have everything moved (and 301 redirects setup), so c’mon back later.
Review of concert by Bob Dylan on Feb. 22, 1999 at the Houston Fieldhouse on the campus of R.P.I. in Troy, NY.
Interview with a friend of Mama Frasca who hosted Bob Dylan and the Rolling Thunder Revue at her Dream Away Lodge in Becket, MA on Nov. 7, 1975 during the first leg of the Rolling Thunder Revue tour of New England.
Patrons enjoying Tanglewood Music Center fellows’ performances and recitals in Ozawa Hall during Tanglewood on Parade, Aug. 5, 2008.
This video gives you a panoramic view of Tanglewood campus where the Highwood Club lawn leads to the tent camp above the Ozawa Hall lawn.