Bob Dylan maps spring tour with New England stops

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Bob Dylan has revealed plans to return to the road this April for a brief tour of colleges on the East Coast. The legendary singer-songwriter and his band will make stops in multiple stops in New England, include shows in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Maine. Opening each of the shows will be special guests Dawes.

Dylan will perform at the Tsongas Ceneter at the University of Massachusetts – Lowell on Tuesday, April 9. Tickets for the show are now on sale through the venue’s box office and website for $48 ($28 for students with a valid student ID).

Prior to the show in Lowell, Dylan will make stops at the Mullins Center on the campus of the University of Massachusetts – Amherst on April 6 and the Ryan Center on the campus of the University of Rhode Island in Kingston on April 8. He’ll also perform at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee in Lewiston, Maine on April 10.

The upcoming tour continues Dylan’s support of his latest album, Tempest. Released in September, the singer-songwriter’s 35th studio album follows 2009’s Together Through Life debuted at #3 on the Billboard 200. It reached the top ten in fifteen different countries. Tempest, which features ten brand new songs, was produced by Dylan under his pseudonym Jack Frost and recorded with his touring band in Jackson Browne’s Los Angeles studio. The video for Tempest‘s lead single “Duquesne Whistle” is streaming below.

Dawes are gearing up for the release of their forthcoming album, Stories Don’t End. The Los Angeles-based rocker’s third studio effort and follow-up to 2011’s Nothing Is Wrong is scheduled to hit stores on April 9. Produced by Jacquire King (Tom Waits, Kings of Leon), the album was recorded last fall in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. Stories Don’t End features lead single “From A Window Seat” and will mark the band’s first release on their own label, HUB Records.

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