Bob Dylan will return to the UK in April 2009 for a series of seven live shows, including a date at London’s O2 Arena on Saturday 25th of April. These dates are part of his European tour which begins in Sweden on March 23rd, these shows will be his first in the UK since 2007 and alongside London, will also take in dates in Sheffield, Cardiff, Birmingham, Liverpool, Glasgow & Edinburgh. Tickets are on sale today and available from the outlets detailed below :
Dates are as follows:
Fri 24th: Sheffield Arena 0114 256 5656
Sat 25th: London, 02 Arena 0844 856 0202
Tue 28th: Cardiff Int. Arena 029 2022 4488
Wed 29th: Birmingham NIA 0844 33 88 000
Fri 1st: Liverpool Echo Arena 0844 8000 400
Sat 2nd: Glasgow SECC 0870 040 4000
Sun 3rd: Edinburgh Playhouse 0844 847 1660
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Bob Dylan is one of the world's most popular and acclaimed songwriters, musicians and performers, having sold more than 110 million albums and performed literally thousands of shows around the world in a career spanning five decades. His most recent studio album, Modern Times — lauded by critics around the world and selling more than 2.5 million copies to date — entered the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart at #1, as well as debuting within the Top Five in 21 other countries. His previous studio albums, Time Out Of Mind and Love & Theft, have been among his most commercially successful and critically lauded, each having sold more than a million copies and earning Grammy nominations for Album Of The Year (Time Out Of Mind won that award in 1998).
In 2001, he received a Golden Globe and an Academy Award for best song from a motion picture for “Things Have Changed” from the movie Wonder Boys. Dylan's Chronicles – Volume I, his recent memoirs released in October, 2004, was a world-wide best seller, spending 19 weeks on The New York Times Bestseller List. He was awarded a 'special citation' Pulitzer Prize in 2008 for “his profound impact on popular music and American culture, marked by lyrical compositions of extraordinary poetic power.”
Bob Dylan remains one of the world's top touring artists, performing more than 100 concerts yearly around the globe.