“NO PHOTOGRAPHY, VIDEOGRAPHY & AUDIO RECORDING ALLOWED” A warning on the ticket was repeated by ushers throughout Bob Dylan’s third concert in Singapore.
Living rock legend Bob Dylan brings his Never-Ending Tour to Singapore on 6th August at the Star Theatre.
Bob Dylan will make his way back to Singapore in August this year. The concert will be part of his Asia Tour, which also includes Hong Kong and other cities in the region. He was previously here in 2011 as part of Timbre’s Rock & Roots.
Robbie Robertson (real name: Jaime Royal Robertson) is perhaps best known for being the guitarist/principal songwriter of The Band, a highly influential group that were active mainly from 1968 to 1977. Robertson has also a solid reputation as a solo artist, film composer and producer.
With the election of Donald Trump as the 45th President-Elect of the USA, commentators have remarked that perhaps this era will also see the return of the protest song, prevalent during the tenure of hardline conservative leaders like Ronald Reagan (USA) and Margaret Thatcher (UK) in the 1980s.
The album cover is a lost art now. In this feature, we celebrate some of our favourites (and the people behind them) over the course of rock history.
Incredibly, this past week 50 years ago, saw the release of two landmark pop albums that changed the face of rock music viz. The Beach Boys’ Pet Sounds and Bob Dylan’s Blonde on Blonde.
Seems appropriate to start this series with Bob Dylan, doesn’t it? Considering that The Beatles are currently not on any streaming service, Dylan deserves top billing. After all, can one imagine talking about singer-songwriters without mentioning Dylan’s massive influence? The man is the very definition of the modern folk troubadour Continue Reading
I guess you could say this is a ‘big deal’ – especially if you are a Bob Dylan fan and of the individual members of the supergroup that is The New Basement Tapes viz. Elvis Costello, Rhiannon Giddens (Carolina Chocolate Drops), Taylor Goldsmith (Dawes), Jim James (My Morning Jacket) and Marcus Continue Reading