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Duluth Dylan Fest Schedule

This Year’s Duluth Dylan Fest Schedule

Duluth Dylan Fest has become an annual tradition these past several years, held during the season of Dylan’s birthday. After Hibbing Dylan Days announced earlier this year that their annual celebration had been placed on permanent hiatus, Duluth leadership team chose to incorporate two of the signature events from Hibbing, the Singer-Songwriter Contest and a new expanded Bus Tour starting in Duluth and going to Hibbing and back.

For those interested in participating in some, most or all of the events of this year’s festival, here’s an overview of the schedule along with times and places.
Thursday, May 21– Blood on the Tracks Express Train Ride from Duluth to Two Harbors and Back, boarding at 5:30 PM from Fitger’s, showcasing a number of up and coming and seasoned musicians from our rich regional music scene.
Tickets available at the Fitger’s Beer Store or Eventbrite.com.  

Friday, May 22 – Dylan Grog Time at Tycoon’s Alehouse, 5 – 7 PM followed by the traditional Singer/Songwriter Contest in a new venue, The Red Herring Lounge, 7 PM. Free.

Saturday, May 23 – Duluth Dylan Fest Bus Tour: Duluth to Hibbing and Back. Board bus at Armory Arts & Music Center, 9 AM. (Tickets: $40 at Eventbrite)

Evening, Acoustic Salute to the Music of Bob Dylan @Sacred Heart Music Center. Benefit for the Armory Arts and Music Center, 7 PM. 9tickets at Eventbrite)

Sunday, May 24 – Bob Dylan Birthday Brunch with the Original Sawtooth Boys @Tycoon’s Alehouse, 11 AM – 2 PM. Free. (74 years, forever young.)