WASHINGTON, September 12, 2012 – Icon Bob Dylan will appear with Mark Knopfler in Live at Verizon Center on Tuesday, Nov. 20 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale September 14 at 10:00 a.m.
Dylan is touring in support of his newest album, Tempest, that hit retailers shelves yesterday, September 11, 11 years to the day after the release of Love and Theft in 2001.
Tempest is Dylan’s 35th studio album and it pays homage to the Beatles and John Lennon with song such as “Roll on John” that the artist has written quote lines from songs such as “Come Together,” A Day in the Life,” and, appropriate for our present time and place in history, “I Heard the News Today, Oh Boy.”
Mark Knopfler, most well known as the lead guitarist, songwriter and vocalist for the British Rock Band Dire Straights, will be touring with Dylan. Knopfler has been recognized by Rolling Stone as one of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time, selling more than 120 million albums.
Dylan and Knopfler have previously worked together including a recent European tour. They also worked on Slow Train Coming (1979) and Infidels (1983).
This is Bob Dylans first arena tour since 2006, having chosen to appear in smaller venues.
Who: Bob Dylan and his band with Mark Knopfler
What: North American Tour
When: Tuesday, Nov. 20 - 7:30 p.m.
Where: Verizon Center
601 F Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20004
TICKET INFORMATION: Tickets for Bob Dylan with Mark Knopfler on Tuesday, Nov. 20 at 7:30 p.m. are $129.50, $89.50, $65.00 and $50.00 (plus applicable service charges) and go on sale September 14 at 10:00 a.m. Tickets will be available through all Ticketmaster outlets including the Verizon Center box office, online at www.ticketmaster.com and via Phone charge at 1-800-745-3000. Accessible seating is available for patrons with disabilities by calling 202-661-5065. Please visit www.verizoncenter.com for more information.
All information provided by Verizon Center and deemed reliable
Upcoming tour dates:
10/5 Winnipeg, MB - MTS Centre
10/6 Regina, SK - Brandt Centre
10/8 Saskatoon, SK - Credit Union Centre
10/9 Edmonton, AB - Rexall Place
10/10 Calgary, AB - Scotiabank Saddledome
10/12 Vancouver, BC - Rogers Arena
10/13 Seattle, WA - Key Arena
10/15 Portland, OR - Rose Garden Arena
10/17 San Francisco, CA - Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
10/18 San Francisco, CA - Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
10/19 Berkeley, CA - Greek Theatre
10/20 Sacramento, CA - Power Balance Pavilion
10/22 Santa Barbara, CA - Santa Barbara County Bowl
10/24 San Diego, CA - Valley View Casino Center
10/26 Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood Bowl
10/29 Broomfield, CO - 1STBANK Center
10/30 Broomfield, CO - 1STBANK Center
11/1 Grand Prairie, TX - Verizon Theatre
11/2 Tulsa, OK - BOK Center
11/3 Omaha, NE - Century/Link Center
11/5 Madison, WI - Alliant Energy Center
11/7 St. Paul, MN - Xcel Energy Center
11/8 Milwaukee, WI - BMO Harris Bradley Center
11/9 Chicago, IL - United Center
11/12 Grand Rapids, MI - Van Andel Arena
11/13 Auburn Hills, MI - The Palace of Auburn Hills
11/14 Toronto, ON - Air Canada Centre
11/16 Montreal, QC - Bell Centre
11/18 Boston, MA - TD Garden
11/19 Philadelphia, PA - Wells Fargo Center
11/20 Washington, DC - Verizon Center
11/21 Brooklyn, NY - Barclays Center
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