Bob Dylan returning to Tahoe
June 21, 2010
Bob Dylan again is “Tangled Up In Blue.”
The iconic singer-songwriter returns to Tahoe for an Aug. 22 concert at Harveys Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena, according to John Packer, the director of entertainment for Harveys and Harrah’s. Tickets ranging in cost between $59.50 and $125 go on sale at 10 a.m. Monday, June 28. The opening band has not been announced.
Dylan and Willie Nelson played Aug. 16, 2009 at Harveys. Dylan also performed here in 2003, the first year of the contemporary Harveys Outdoor Concert Series. He also played two 2002 shows inside the South Shore room at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe.
Currently on a European tour, Dylan and his band will perform throughout the western United States in August and September, according to the Web site bobdylan.com.
Dylan, 69, has been a critically acclaimed artist since the early 1960s. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member has won numerous Grammy, Golden Globe and Academy Awards and even a Pulitzer Prize.
Dylan’s 2001 album, “Love and Theft,” was recently named No. 2 in Newsweek magazine’s list of the top 10 albums of the decade.
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It’s a big year for the Harveys Outdoor Concert Series, which features Elton John on July 25.
Dylan tickets will be sold at TicketMaster outlets and the Web sites ticketmaster.com and apeconcerts.com. The cost is $59.50, $69.50, $89.50 and $125. Show time is 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 22.