Rockhal

Bob Dylan will be back on stage in Luxembourg

Bob Dylan will be touring Europe in 2017
Bob Dylan will be touring Europe in 2017
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(ps/sth) – Bob Dylan didn't have time to attend the ceremony for his Nobel prize in literature, but fortunately he has the time to tour around Europe and make a stop in Luxembourg. The 75-year-old will be performing at the Rockhal on April 22, 2017.

This was communicated by the concert organiser on Tuesday morning on their Facebook page. Tickets will be on sale starting from December 16 at 10am.

It isn't the first time the famous singer-songwriter finds his way to Luxembourg. The last time he was in the Rockhal was in 2013 when he shared the stage with guitar legend Mark Knopfler (Dire Straits). In total, he's already been in Luxembourg four times.

Dylan is the first songwriter in the more than 100 year old history of the Nobel prize to be awarded. He was honoured “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition”, according to the jury.

He's said to have sold some 100 million records up until now. In addition, he received countless awards. Next to the Nobel prize, he was awarded 11 Grammys, one song Oscar, one Pulitzer prize and the “Presidential Medal of Freedom” presented to him by Barack Obama.

Bob Dylan released his current album “Fallen Angels” in May this year. It's his 37th studio album! In it he interprets folk songs from the '40s and '50s that became famous mainly through Frank Sinatra's interpretations.

Last year, Dylan released “Shadows in the Night”, an album with a similar concept. In November, Sony also released a live retrospective of Dylan's career. It contains 36 CDs with recordings from 23 concerts out of the year 1966.

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