Even if you're not a fan, the name "Bob Dylan" conjures memories for most of us. I recall seeing my first ever Dylan show in 2001 at Nashville's Municipal Auditorium. Honestly, I hated the show. His voice was weirdly caustic, his songs were unrecognizable and his fans were, I though, a bit too eager to put the man on a pedestal. But then I started listening...I mean REALLY listening. Now, years later, I can honestly say I'm one of those "fans."
On this MUSICcast, I thought it might be fun to explore how Bob Dylan sounds live. I've gathered recordings from earlier in his career of the songs "Just like a woman" and "Boots of Spanish Leather." We'll then compare those versions to the 2009 live versions, both recorded in Amsterdam in April. This is good stuff.
Nightfall features Rocco Deluca and the Burden at 8pm. Admission is free.
Up With the Joneses will have a CD-release party at JJ's tonight. Joining them will be Lambhandler and Matt Kurtz. The show is at 10pm.
Saturday night, The LOWDOWN has: Neon Viking Funeral, Indian Friend, Milquelizard, Killbot, and DJ Drugmoney.
Wednesday night, the Dave Matthews Tribute Band will perform on Wednesday night. The show is at 10pm.