Happy Birthday, Bob Dylan, from 40 Philadelphia songwriters
Best wishes to the crusty old Bard, who turns 73 on Saturday.
On Saturday, Bob Dylan turns 73.
Two nights earlier, Philadelphia songwriters Jon Houlon, Kenn Kweder and Skip Dennenberg will host their 10th annual Bob Dylan Birthday Bash at Rembrandt's in the Art Museum area.
All told, 40 performers will cover the Bard. Don't think twice: You won't hear any song more than once. The evening, which will begin at 7 sharp, starts with Kweder singing "I Dreamed I Saw St. Augustine" and close round about 11 with Ben Arnold turning through "My Back Pages," with the aid of special guests.
In between, many illustrious local residents will interpret Dylan, including Pete Donnelly, Sue Rosetti, Wesley Stace and Pat Berkery, former Inquirer music Critic Tom Moon and Richard Drueding, radio legend Michael Tearson, Ben Arnold, Eliza Jones and Mark Tucker, and the Philadelphia Ukelele Orchestra. That's four hours of music, and it's free.
Check out more info on the Rembrandt's show here." Don't Think Twice, It's Alright," which will be handled by Andrew Lipke, is below.