Scene News: DYLANesque adds six regional dates

New shows have been added to DYLANesque, the 2-hour show celebrating the life, times and music of the legendary Bob Dylan.

 

Saturday 10th June

Wendouree Centre for Performing Arts – Ballarat – 7.30pm

Bookings 03 5338 0980 or wcpa.com.au

 

Saturday 17th June

GPAC Geelong – 7.30pm

Bookings 03 5225 1200 or gpac.org.au

 

Saturday 1st July

Wagga Wagga Civic Theatre – 7.30pm

Bookings 02 6926 9688 or civictheatre.com.au

 

Sunday 2nd July

Riverlinks Eastbank – Shepparton – 5.00pm

Bookings 03 5832 9511 or riverlinksvenues.com.au

 

Friday 14th July

Concourse Theatre – Chatswood – 7.30pm

Book at ticketek.com.au

 

Saturday 15th July

Anita’s Thirroul – 7.30pm

Book at ticketmaster.com.au

 

“Folk Singer, Rebel, Beat Poet, Rock Star”

Jeff Jenkins, lead singer, opens the show with a tale from 1961, when a young 19 yr old hitch-hiked his way from Duluth Minnesota to New York City with a guitar and $10 in his pocket – and went on to become one of the world’s most successful songwriters of all time.

Starting from his humble beginnings busking in cafes, ‘DYLANesque – The Bob Dylan Story’ is a 2-hour narrated rock show that leads you through the songs and events that shaped Dylan; his relationships and breakups, religious conversions, the dramatic scenes when Bob ‘went electric’ at Newport Folk Festival in 1965, how he went from playing solo to playing with The Band, through all his incarnations including the much loved Travelling Wilbury’s. This Bob Dylan tribute is a theatre piece that takes you on a moving and powerful musical journey.

Jenkins performs with an electrifying 4 piece band giving incredible performances of ‘Blowin in the Wind’, ‘Lay Lady Lay’, ‘Tangled up in Blue’, ‘Rolling Stone’, ‘Hurricane’, ‘All Along the Watchtower’ and many more – this is a show not to be missed!

“Jeff sounds eerily like Dylan, he’s great but eerily similar!” – Lindy burns, ABC774 Radio Host

“I saw Bob Dylan in concert but I prefer the DYLANesque version” – Phil Kafcaloudes, ABC radio

“Fantastic…and that’s from someone who knows the words – and intonations – of every single Dylan song!” – Jill Fraser, TV Producer

For more information: DYLANesque – the Bob Dylan Story

Tour Dates:

Sat 29 April – Castlemaine Old Gaol
Sat 6 May – Esso BHP Billiton Entertainment Centre (Sale)

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