dylan fest 2013

The folks behind 2012’s Petty Fest are bringing the one-night artist celebration event back to San Francisco, this time to honor Bob Dylan, and raise money for musicians facing illness, disability or age-related health issues.

A handful of tickets remain for Wednesday’s Dylan Fest at the Great American Music Hall.

The star-studded cast this year will include Nicki Bluhm, Boots Riley, The Doobie Brothers’ Tom Johnston, Sly & The Family Stone's Cynthia Robinson and Jerry Martini, Heartless Bastards’ Erika Wennerstrom, Kelley Stoltz and many others. The special event will feature various on-stage collaborations and interpretations of Bob Dylan’s songs. The Cabin Down Below Band will serve as the house band for the evening.

A similar show in New York last week raised $25,000 for Sweet Relief, the organization that helps musicians in need. One hundred percent of the proceeds will go directly into the organization’s fund.

Dylan Fest
Great American Music Hall
November 20, 2013
8pm, $25

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