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Bob Dylan Plans Ballpark Tour


In this crippled economic climate, baseball teams are having trouble filling seats this season — but maybe rock’n’roll can save the day: Bob Dylan will once again spend his summer performing at minor league baseball stadiums in smaller American cities.

Joined by Willie Nelson and John Mellencamp, Dylan will play 22 family-friendly gigs at cozy ballparks like Durham Bulls Athletic Park in North Carolina (where the movie Bull Durham was filmed) and Ripken Stadium in tiny Aberdeen, MD. Doors will open at 5 P.M., and the show will begin at 5:30. And it’s a great value too: Each ticketholder can bring along a child under 14 for free!

Bob Dylan’s Ballpark Tour Dates:

7/2, Sauget, IL (GCS Ballpark)
7/4, South Bend, IN (Coveleski Stadium)
7/8, Louisville, KY (Louisville Slugger Field)
7/10, Dayton, OH (Fifth Third Field)
7/11, Eastlake, OH (Classic Park)
7/13, Washington, PA (Consol Energy Park)
7/14, Allentown, PA (Coca-Cola Park)
7/15, New Britain, CT (New Britain Stadium)
7/19, Syracuse, NY (Alliance Bank Stadium)
7/21, Pawtucket, RI (McCoy Stadium)
7/23, Lakewood, NJ (FirstEnergy Park)
7/24, Aberdeen, MD (Ripken Stadium)
7/25, Norfolk, VA (Harbor Park)
7/28, Durham, NC (Durham Bulls Athletic Park)
7/29, Sevierville, TN (Smokies Park)
8/4, Round Rock, TX (The Dell Diamond)
8/5, Corpus Christi, TX (Whataburger Field)
8/7, Grand Prairie, TX (QuikTrip Park)
8/11, Glendale, AZ (Camelback Ranch)
8/12, Las Vegas, NV (Cashman Field)
8/14, Fresno, CA (Chukchansi Park)
8/15, Stockton, CA (Banner Island Ballpark)