Bob Dylan and Mavis Staples confirmed for Tanglewood July 4 weekend

Bob Dylan (l) in a photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images and Mavis Staples (r).

Bob Dylan (l) in a photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images and Mavis Staples (r).

Tanglewood has confirmed that it has booked Bob Dylan with special guest Mavis Staples into the Koussevitzky Music Shed for one performance on Saturday, July 2, 2016 at 7 p.m. Legendary singer-songwriter Bob Dylan has performed twice at Tanglewood first in 1991 and again during the 1997 season. Tickets for the Bob Dylan with Mavis Staples range from $37.50 to $149.50 and will go on sale on Friday, March 18.

For the full program of the Tanglewood 2016 season, go to our day by day schedule here. Here are the highlights of the Popular Artists series:

Tanglewood’s Popular Artists line-up also features Earth, Wind & Fire (6/18), Beach Boys co-founder Brian Wilson (6/19), Jackson Browne (6/21), A Prairie Home Companion with host Garrison Keillor (6/27), the Jerry Garcia Symphonic Celebration featuring renowned guitarist Warren Haynes (7/1), James Taylor (7/3 & 4), rock band Train (8/23), a live broadcast of NPR’s Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! (9/1), and The B-52s (9/2).

In addition to the July 2 Bob Dylan concert, tickets for Earth, Wind & Fire (6/18), Jackson Browne (6/21), Train with Andy Grammer (8/23), and the Boston Pops Orchestra with special guest The B-52s (9/2) will go on sale Monday, March 14, at 10 a.m. by phone at 888-266-1200 or online at www.tanglewood.org. Tickets for previously announced Tanglewood performances are currently on sale. The Tanglewood website also provides full details of the 2016 Tanglewood concert schedule, including performances by the Boston Symphony and Boston Pops orchestras, the Tanglewood Music Center, and guest artists from the worlds of classical, jazz, the American Songbook, Broadway, pop, rock, and film. Tanglewood—this country’s preeminent summer music festival and the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra—is located in the Berkshire Hills between Stockbridge and Lenox, Massachusetts.

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