Tanglewood adds Bob Dylan to 2016 season schedule, which already includes an impressive array of popular artists, ranging from James Taylor to Earth, Wind & Fire. Mavis Staples, long-time Dylan collaborator and hearththrob, also is on the July 2 bill. Tickets for this concert, which range from 37.50 to $149.50, go on sale Friday March 18: www.tanglewood.org or 888-266-1200. Bob Dylan’s previous Tanglewood concerts were July 4, 1991 and August 1997, while his most recent concerts in the Berkshires were back-to-back shows at Wahconah Park in Pittsfield, June 23, 2005 and August 26, 2006.
Bob Dylan in the Berkshires
Mr. Dylan’s July 2, 2016 concert at Tanglewood comes nearly 53 years after his first performance in the Berkshires, Aug. 14, 1963, when he was an unannounced guest of Joan Baez at her Boy’s Club concert in Pittsfield. Dylan’s second appearance in the Berkshires also ws an unannounced one, on November 7, 1975, when the Rolling Thunder Revue spent the day at Mama Frasca’s Dream Away Lodge in Becket.
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2016 Tanglewood tickets
Tickets for the 2016 Tanglewood season, $12-$124, go on sale January 24 starting at 10 a.m. through Tanglewood’s website, www.tanglewood.org, SymphonyCharge at 888-266-1200, and at the Symphony Hall Box Office at 301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston MA. Tanglewood brochures with complete programs and information on how to order tickets will be available in early February by calling 617-638-9467. For further information, please call the Boston Symphony Orchestra at 617-266-1492 or visit www.tanglewood.org. 2016 Tanglewood schedule – PDF.
Tanglewood grounds map
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