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Bob Dylan Reviews

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Average customer review: 3.0 star rating (2.8 Stars)

Number of reviews: 104

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5.0 star rating Carleen D. Mejza from Providence, Rhode Island

AWESOME PERFORMANCE

I loved the Providence RI concert ❤️Your awesome stage presence and beautiful deep resonating voice touches my heart. I am a big fan of new renditions of your songs, giving an instinctual feel to them. I have learned 55 of your songs on guitar these past 2 years. I love each song as a piece of lyrical art and never tire of them. Thanks for touring my way Bob. 🎸🎶🎸🎶. #bobdylan

5.0 star rating Joe Sweeney from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

HIGH PRAISE FOR UNCLE BOB MET 11/21/19

Wow, wow and wow. I have seen Bob at least 30 times. Constantly changing, always pleasing and surprising. Last night though, he outdid himself. The band was fabulous with two new members. The Setlist was killer with songs from every genre of Bobs, past and present. Even an emotional version of Lenny Bruce. This was the first show of all that Bob didn’t do Like a Rolling Stone and probably the best show in 5 or 6 years. Bob played the guitar on a couple although it wasn’t necessary. Obviously he’s trying to be considerate of us. We had great seats and the sound was very good too. Once again high praise to my hero and biggest musical influence.

5.0 star rating Liane Nouri from HIllsdale, New York

PURE ART AT THE BEACON

What a performance! More than I could have imagined. Dylan and his band were phenomenal. Dylan was passionate, heartfelt, energized for his age and a great performer. His voice was pure Dylan. No bullshit. Loved his piano playing. Sad to read other reviews of the Beacon show. There was an overwhelming amount of selfish, mean criticism. To my fellow Dylan fans… here's a hint… be grateful to Bob and all he has given us through his lifetime. Honor him. Be sympathetic to an aging man ( yes… he's actually a human being ). Put your selfish entitlement aside. Who cares how much you paid for a ticket and that Bob didn't meet your expectations. You're not entitled to any more than Dylan has and wants to give you. And he gave me a great night warming my soul with his music. His band was fantastic. They too should be honored and respected. For me… this show was pure art and more than I ever expected! Here's to Bob, his band and beautiful music! Liane Nouri

5.0 star rating John Gerald Patrick Oconnor from Philadelphia Pa

DYLAN DOES DYLAN

Bob Dylan s performance at the beacon, was one of his finest shows ever , unadulterated Dylan . Great harmonica playing, guitar playing and absolutely incredible piano . Dylan give s you 100% Dylan and a large repertoire of Dylan from all Dylan era s from early 60 s to 21st century classics only Dylan could write and perform . songs such as simple twist of fate and things have changed open the show with a phenomenal sounding band and a voice from a legendary poet songster. Dylan brings the audience along a long body of his work to include highway 61 , ballad of a thin man and then to classics such as try to get to heaven before they close the door to late thunder knock out songs such as ain t dark yet and thunder mountain . this show showcase the work of a extrodinary poet ,singer, songwriter and song and danceman . I go ever night if Ihad the money . Thanks Bob it was surely a great show .

5.0 star rating Joan Rivera from Seymour , Tennessee

THANK YOU MR. DYLAN FROM KNOXVILLE,TN.

My daughter and I are both enjoy Bob Dylan’s art in poetry and music styles. Coming from two eras Mine are the early songs and beginning of his switch to electric guitar. Her favorite album is from his 30’s and 4o’s. We both loved the concert . His voice was clear and loved the words in poetry. The band was very good as well. Wanted to write a letter and pass it to his people to Him saying how much the Lord had placed him on my heart. Maybe he will see this and know that The good Shepherd still loves him and has his children praying for him still. He has His eye on His sheep.”Seymour,Tn. Feel free to visit Bob. Just a simple person,,who the Lord has put you on their heart for prayer. Joanie.❤️🙏🏻❤️

5.0 star rating John durst from New York, New York

GETTIN BETTER ALL THE TIME

His body may be frail, he’s alittle ginger when he’s walk-in around, but his voice is as strong as ever. The new lyrics are great poetry. The backup band leaves room to hear him. I hope he keeps comin back here forever.

5.0 star rating Paola Genone from Paris

HE CONTAINS MULTITUDES

Artists in general like to walk. They walk long distances with their minds. They help us, not to reproduce their path, but to find our own. Bob Dylan is one of those artists. Those who never stop making you feel understood, never alone, because you recognize yourself in the impulse of their voice, in the hope it carries, in their way of expressing what you feel and that you don't know how to say, write or even think sometimes. And so, on that Thursday night at the Beacon Theatre in New York, Bob Dylan was majestic: an example of life, of breath! I heard someone say, the night before the concert, that he didn't have the voice of one time. What voice? Dylan was never a crooner. He had a tone, he had a matrix and courage ! He knew he had visions of the future that nobody really understood - that's why he was interesting. We wondered if he was an impostor, like Ornette Coleman when he recorded "Free Jazz", like Niki de Saint Phalle when she did her action paintings, like the blacks who say that America is racist. He manages to sow this wonderful doubt even when we see him there, at 80 years old, diminished, standing with his microphone. And when you close your eyes, you realize that a breath is much more important than a body. So thanks to him, the next day, instead of getting lost in those endless queues in front of New York stores where your eyes are spinning in the void, I wandered over to Strand Books, a bookstore that I associate with so many things and people that are precious to me. Bob Dylan's singing of "I Contain Multitudes" changed something in me. And probably in all the people in the room. "I sing the songs of experience like William BlakeI have no apologies to make." All it took was one song. If you pass by a city where Bob Dylan sings: go and see him you will not regret it.

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