Dylanadelphia: A trip into Philadelphia’s live music scene with the songs of Bob Dylan (playing Wells Fargo Center tonight)

Photo by Daniel Kramer
The endlessly infulential folk-rock progenitor Bob Dylan is in Philadelphia tonight, playing a concert at the Wells Fargo Center in support of his new full-length record Tempest. This afternoon, we’ll take a look at Dylan playing at one of the most storied moments in Philadelphia live music history – the Live Aid concert in 1985, where he, Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood of The Rolling Stones sang “Blowin’ In The Wind” to a cheering JFK Stadium. We’ll also highlight some of the artists who covered Dylan when they came to town, from Bruce Springsteen at The Main Point in 1975 to The Frames at the TLA just a couple years ago. For tickets and more information on tonight’s concert, check out XPN’s concert calendar (powered by The Swollen Fox).

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