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.Continue reading Arlo Guthrie interviewed Nov. 1998 at The Guthrie Center
Bob Dylan in the Berkshires
Bob Dylan’s Tanglewood show, July 2, 2016, was his seventh performance in the Berkshires, but only the fifth time he has headlined a concert here. His first local show was as guest of Joan Baez at her Aug. 17, 1963 concert in Pittsfield, when he sang Only a Pawn in Their Game, Blowin' in the Wind, and A Hard Rain’s A-gonna Fall.
On November 7, 1975, he returned, with Ms. Baez and other members of the Rolling Thunder Revue, for the legendary party at Mama Frasca's Dream Away Lodge in Becket.
Bob Dylan concert review – Pittsfield, MA Aug. 26, 2006 Wahconah Park show on minor league ballpark tour, with Jimmie Vaughn, Junior Brown, Elana James.Continue reading Bob Dylan concert review – Pittsfield, MA August 26, 2006
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.Continue reading Bob Dylan concert review – Wahconah Park, Pittsfield, MA June 23, 2005
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.Continue reading Bob Dylan concert review – Newport Folk Festival, Aug. 3, 2002
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.Continue reading Bob Dylan concert review – Boston, Nov. 24, 2001
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 […]Continue reading Bob Dylan concert review – Saratoga, NY Aug. 17, 2008
Review of concert by Bob Dylan on Feb. 22, 1999 at the Houston Fieldhouse on the campus of R.P.I. in Troy, NY.Continue reading Bob Dylan concert review – Troy, NY Feb. 22, 1999
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.Continue reading Bob Dylan’s Rolling Thunder Revue party at Mama Frasca’s Dream Away Lodge