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Monday, September 11, 2017

Bob Dylan to Play E.J. Thomas Hall in November

Posted By on Mon, Sep 11, 2017 at 9:13 AM

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  • Columbia Records
When singer-songwriter Bob Dylan played E.J. Thomas Hall four years ago, he appeared to truly enjoy performing at the intimate space. Opener “Things Have Changed” set the mood for the two-hour concert.

Standing at the microphone stand and swaying back and forth under dim lights as if he was a boxer who’d already been through a few tough rounds of fighting, Dylan cast a spell as he sang in a voice so raspy, it made him sound a bit like Tom Waits. “I used to care, but things have changed” he hissed. That ominous feeling carried over into the rest of the set.

The performance enthralled the capacity crowd that, if anything, treated the performance with too much reverence (only a few patrons bothered to try to dance or clap along to the tunes).

In the midst of a fall tour, Dylan returns to the venue on Nov. 3 with opener Mavis Staples. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday.

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