|2019 * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 77 shows|
|Touring band: Bob Dylan (piano, harp, vocals); Tony Garnier (bass); George Recile (drums); Charlie Sexton (lead guitar); Donnie Herron (violin, banjo, electric mandolin, pedal steel, lap steel).
Spring and summer legs (35 concerts) both in Europe. Standard setlist with Dylan most of the time behind the piano: 1. Things Have Changed; 2. It Ain't Me, Babe; 3. Highway 61 Revisited; 4. Simple Twist Of Fate; 5. Cry A While; 6. When I Paint My Masterpiece; 7. Honest With Me; 8. Tryin' To Get To Heaven; 9. Scarlet Town; 10. Make You Feel My Love; 11. Pay In Blood; 12. Like A Rolling Stone; 13. Early Roman Kings; 14. Don't Think Twice, It's All Right; 15. Love Sick; 16. Thunder On The Mountain; 17. Soon After Midnight; 18. Gotta Serve Somebody; (encore) 19. Blowin' In The Wind; 20. It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry.
From april 8 some concerts were closed with an instrumental Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues without Bob. During the song one musician after another left stage first Donnie, then Charlie,
then Tony and George finished with his drum alone.
From april 26 Dignity replaces Cry A While in slot 5 for some concerts.
Short summer tour, 14 concerts in Scandinavia, Germany and Great Britain. Biggest suprises are some performances of Boots of Spanish Leather and the dissapearance after years of concert opener Thinges Have Changed, replaced by Ballad Of A Thin Man on june 10. During the last concert in Kilkenny for the first time in 25 years Bob played together with Neil Young: Will The Circle Be Unbroken?
Autumn tour, 39 concerts in the US. Touring Band: Matt Chamberlain replaces George Recile (since 2001 in the band) on drums; Bob Britt is new on guitar after Stu Kimball left a year ago.
The biggest surprise is the return of Lenny Bruce, for the first time played since 2008. In a new arrangement of course, and with changes to the text. Another suprise is Not Dark Yet in a real dark, ominous version. Dylan plays the new opener Beyond Here Lies Nothin' centre stage on guitar. On October 24 Things Have Changed reappears as opener. Donnie Herron plays violin in a lot of songs. Standard set list: 1. Things Have Changed; 2. It Ain't Me, Babe; 3. Highway 61 Revisited; 4. Simple Twist Of Fate; 5. Can't Wait; 6. When I Paint My Masterpiece; 7. Honest With Me; 8. Tryin' To Get To Heaven; 9. Make You Feel My Love; 10. Pay In Blood; 11. Lenny Bruce; 12. Early Roman Kings; 13. Girl From the North Country; 14. Not Dark Yet; 15. Thunder On The Mountain; 16. Soon After Midnight; 17. Gotta Serve Somebody; (encore) 18. Ballad of a Thin Man; 19. It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry.
|Date||Venue||Title||No of Disks||Label/Source||Sound||Art/setlist/info|
|2019-04-04||Berlin, Mercedes-Benz Arena||Live in Berlin||Flac/2CD||Diamond Recording DR040419||A||-|
|2019-04-09||Prague, Lucerna Palace great hall||Third Prague 2019||Flac/2CD||Crystal Cat 1104-05||A+||Night 3 of 3 shows. 8 bonus tracks from 2017-2018 from different locations, including covers September Of My Years (2017-11-03) and Learning To Fly (2017-10-21). Released 2019.|
|2019-05-01||Porto||Coliseu do Porto||Flac||Spot||A||-|
|2019-07-12||London||Hyde Park 2019||Flac/2CD||Crystal Cat 1106-07||A||Great show with Girl From The North Country and a rapversion of Cant Wait among the many highlights. Bonustrack 2019-07-04 Kilkenny: Will The Circle Be Unbroken (A. P. Carter) w/Neil Young (vocal & guitar).|
|2019-10-12||Santa Barbara, CA||Santa Barbara Bowl||Flac||Taped and mastered by JB||A+||Dylan is in great shape and plays tasty licks on a Humbucker equipped Telecaster on opener Beyond Here Lies Nothin'. Exellent sound in a great sounding venue.|