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Monday, March 30, 2009

Bob Dylan and the Poetry of the Blues

Michael Gray, author of Continuum's massive Bob Dylan Encyclopedia, will be in the States (and Canada) for some dates in the next few months. International readers can check Gray's blog for UK and European dates.


Tues Mar 31, 7pm Daemen College, Amherst NY, US
Thur Apr 2, 4.30pm Washington College, Chestertown MD, US
Fri Apr 3, 7.30pm Nyack Village Theatre, Nyack NY, US
Mon Apr 6, 8.30pm Hugh’s Room, Toronto, CANADA
Sat Apr 25, 8pm One Longfellow Square, Portland ME, US
Wed Apr 29, 5.30pm Farmingdale State College, NY, US
Wed May 20, 7pm High Noon Saloon, Madison WI, US
Thur May 21, 6pm Hibbing Public Library, Hibbing MN, US

What the British and Irish press says about his performances:
"Michael Gray is a witty, effusive, self-deprecating speaker. A wonderful eye-opener of an evening."
"Michael Gray, the world's foremost Bob Dylanologist, is telling people how it really is... Entertaining with wit and insight, Gray is clearly enjoying himself."
"Clever, funny and fresh."
"A stimulating insight into rock music's premier singer-songwriter."
"A wonderful evening packed with information, insight and humour. More of these please!"
"Michael Gray is a masterful speaker."


Alan said...

Gray is a fabulous writer. He was the first person to turn me on to Dylan, and I can still quote his summary of Highway 61 Revisited verbatim... Sad I know :)

Anonymous said...

Couldn't agree more, Sexy...

Anonymous said...

The people have spoken and no one really cares about Dylan here.