Belle and Sebastian man to honour Bob Dylan in New York

Stevie Jackson among acts taking part in the ‘Royal Albert Hall Project’

Stevie Jackson of Belle & Sebastian is set to perform a Bob Dylan track at a free tribute concert in New York.

Jackson will take part in the ‘Royal Albert Hall Project which will honor Bob Dylan’s 1966 Manchester concert and see a string of acts performing their own arrangements of Dylan’s songs in sequence from the original show

Nicole Atkins & Lenny Kaye and Jesse Harris are also among the performers on the bill for the event which will take place at the World Financial Center’s Winter Garden in Battery Park City in downtown Manhattan.

The concert is to be the opening night of the 2008 New York Guitar Festival and will happen on January 12.

–By our New York staff.

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