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PostPosted: Tue November 1st, 2016, 00:53 GMT 
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U.S. Fall Tour continues!

Bob Dylan and His Band

Roanoke, Virginia
Berglund Center
Berglund Performing Arts Theatre

5 November 2016, Saturday

The 63rd Show of the 2016 Never Ending Tour.


Capacity: 2,151
Showtime: 8:00 pm



"the Rowan, the Oak and the Holly tree..."

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Cornershot: The Four Seasons aren't Bob Dylan, and other lessons learned

Roanoke, Virginia, USA – When Bob Dylan was chosen to receive the Nobel Prize for literature, I flashed back to 1965-66 Salem.

You might think that such a longtime fan (yikes, you do the math) would feel only see-I-told-you-so pride. But I have an embarrassing anecdote… or two or three.

Ah, surprise: Back then Salem wasn’t quite a cutting-edge cultural haven.

But I was just enough the rebel that when English teacher Ms. Sandra Simpson assigned our big ol’ junior year term paper on a Great American Poet, I thought, “Hmm, what can I get away with?”

How about Dylan? She agreed! (Why? Because both she and Dylan hailed from Minnesota? Or the adventurous Fulbright Scholar wanted to see what I might write?)

Now, uh, all I needed was to learn me some Dylan.

Embarrassment 1: For the huge Nat Hentoff interview with the young phenomenon, I had to buy Playboy from behind the Powell’s Pharmacy counter.

This segued to Embarrassment 2: By the time I walked home with the magazine, someone had informed my parents.

But Embarrassment 3 was way worse. Needing to include lots of lyrics, I found the perfect thing at Eagle’s Department Store: “The Four Seasons Sing Bob Dylan.” My thrifty self could buy this one chock-full album, not two of Bob’s.

Minutes later, I showed off my proud purchase to cool classmate Chris Gladden and his pals at Powell’s lunch counter across the street. He HOOTED me out of the store. (A grandson of legendary folksinger Texas Gladden, he knew his stuff, could wield his wit and eventually became this paper’s music-and-movie critic.)

I slunk back to Eagle’s and paid the big bucks for the real deal: “Highway 61 Revisited” and “Bringing It All Back Home.”

My “A” on the paper didn’t quite compensate for my shame.

But survive long enough and even if ya don’t win a Nobel, you can laugh. It’s one good thing about not staying “Forever Young.”

So thanks for the education, Ms. Simpson AND Chris. And thank you, Mr. Dylan, for everything.



http://www.roanoke.com/life/cornershot/cornershot-the-four-seasons-aren-t-bob-dylan-and-other/article_ecccfd53-1d00-57a1-8bfe-144033ae92a4.html?mode=jqm


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PostPosted: Wed November 2nd, 2016, 02:23 GMT 
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I'll be tangeled up in knee reconstruction and unfortunately can't make the one show that I was hoping to make this fall. I hope someone on here is going and enjoys!


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PostPosted: Wed November 2nd, 2016, 03:39 GMT 
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There is.


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PostPosted: Wed November 2nd, 2016, 14:56 GMT 
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Location: in the shadows of a mesa
Saddle me up my buckskin mare
If you see me go by, put up a prayer

Well, they rode all night, and they rode all day
Eastward, long down the broad highway
His spirit was tired and his vision was bent
His men deserted him and onward he went

~ Tin Angel


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PostPosted: Wed November 2nd, 2016, 21:07 GMT 
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It fits.
Sometimes ya just gotta go it alone when you believe in something.
Here's to hoping you have fun in the process Heron! (raises glass of local stout)


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PostPosted: Fri November 4th, 2016, 09:21 GMT 
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Last time he played in Roanoke:

Roanoke Civic Center Auditorium
Roanoke, Virginia
2 November 1994

1. Jokerman
2. Señor (Tales Of Yankee Power)
3. All Along The Watchtower
4. I Don't Believe You (She Acts Like We Never Have Met)
5. Tangled Up In Blue
6. Man In The Long Black Coat

7. Mr. Tambourine Man
8. Gates Of Eden
9. Don't Think Twice, It’s All Right

10. God Knows
11. I And I
12. Maggie's Farm

13. What Good Am I?
14. It Ain't Me, Babe

22 years. 1994, judging by the boots, was the return to form year, in terms of consistency of performances. This was still the year for the extended jam though: 14 tracks took almost 2 hours to play.


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PostPosted: Sat November 5th, 2016, 08:30 GMT 
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Oneofusmustknow wrote:
Last time he played in Roanoke:

Roanoke Civic Center Auditorium
Roanoke, Virginia
2 November 1994

1. Jokerman
2. Señor (Tales Of Yankee Power)
3. All Along The Watchtower
4. I Don't Believe You (She Acts Like We Never Have Met)
5. Tangled Up In Blue
6. Man In The Long Black Coat

7. Mr. Tambourine Man
8. Gates Of Eden
9. Don't Think Twice, It’s All Right

10. God Knows
11. I And I
12. Maggie's Farm

13. What Good Am I?
14. It Ain't Me, Babe

22 years. 1994, judging by the boots, was the return to form year, in terms of consistency of performances. This was still the year for the extended jam though: 14 tracks took almost 2 hours to play.



Gates, God Knows, I&I


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PostPosted: Sat November 5th, 2016, 22:17 GMT 

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does anyone stand at these shows (ever) anymore? is it a liturgy throughout? it wasn't always this way...


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PostPosted: Sat November 5th, 2016, 23:13 GMT 
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Very few standers these days Abe. They will most likely require seat belts soon.

To be fair, some of it's not standable, to begin with.


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PostPosted: Sun November 6th, 2016, 01:44 GMT 
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Lively night out here! Definitely no standing.
Hopefully Schools is having another great night!


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PostPosted: Sun November 6th, 2016, 01:53 GMT 

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Location: Duluth, Minnesota
Roanoke, Virginia
Berglund Center
Berglund Performing Arts Theatrel
November 5, 2016

1. Things Have Changed
2. Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right
3. Highway 61 Revisited
4. It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue
5. High Water (For Charley Patton)
6. I Could Have Told You
7. Early Roman Kings
8. Love Sick
9. Tangled Up In Blue
10. Lonesome Day Blues
11. Make You Feel My Love
12. Pay In Blood
13. Melancholy Mood
14. Desolation Row
15. Soon After Midnight
16. All Or Nothing At All
17. Long And Wasted Years
18. Autumn Leaves

(encores)
19. Blowin' In The Wind
20. Why Try To Change Me Now

Thanks to Jayne Watson for the phone call and Jeff Myers for the email

Set lists, reviews, and information on
upcoming concerts can be found on the Bob Links
Tour Infomation page located at:
http://www.boblinks.com

Bob Links Main Page:
http://www.boblinks.com


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PostPosted: Sun November 6th, 2016, 02:22 GMT 
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Thanks Bill! Hope everyone enjoyed


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PostPosted: Sun November 6th, 2016, 02:26 GMT 
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Yes, Thanks Again, Bill !

Much appreciated!

I'm guessing it was a SOLID show.

Getting antsy to see one soon!


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PostPosted: Sun November 6th, 2016, 06:13 GMT 

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Great show tonight! Enjoyed it more than any of the three I saw this summer. Bob continues to amaze with the strength of his voice, he was belting them out tonight. Much more breath control, volume, sustained notes etc. than a few years back. Many of the Set songs like Pay in Blood and Highwater were different arrangements. Desolation Row was great.
Audience was very appreciative but didn't even stand when the band left at the end of the main set! Geez! I think they were surprised it was so short.

Fantastic evening!

Dave


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PostPosted: Sun November 6th, 2016, 06:17 GMT 

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Yawn.
25% covers
Same shit different night.
Yeah I know, he never sounded so great.

I'm hoping for a wardrobe malfunction to make my $450 ticket + $301 flight + $398 hotel be worth the price of admission :?


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PostPosted: Sun November 6th, 2016, 13:46 GMT 
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Which one Amos?


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PostPosted: Sun November 6th, 2016, 15:23 GMT 
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Amos wrote:
Yawn.
25% covers
Same shit different night.
Yeah I know, he never sounded so great.

I'm hoping for a wardrobe malfunction to make my $450 ticket + $301 flight + $398 hotel be worth the price of admission :?



Why would you pay that much money to see a show you don't want to see? Maybe if you boo when you get there it will be worth the trip?
Incidentally, any hotel room that costs $400 better include a hooker, or least a damn good breakfast buffet.


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PostPosted: Mon November 7th, 2016, 05:58 GMT 

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Uh for two nights with tax 400 is pretty standard.


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PostPosted: Mon November 7th, 2016, 10:06 GMT 
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Amos wrote:
Uh for two nights with tax 400 is pretty standard.


God, is it? What with the current exchange rate of £:$ the US is a no-go at the moment.


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PostPosted: Mon November 7th, 2016, 23:45 GMT 
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Amos wrote:
Uh for two nights with tax 400 is pretty standard.


Depends on what type of hotel you're looking at. I've rarely paid more than 100 bucks a night, usually more towards 75 or so.


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