Bob Dylan announces first UK tour in over five years

The forthcoming shows come as part of the 'Rough And Rowdy Ways' world tour

Bob Dylan has announced his first UK headline shows in over five years – tickets will be available from here.

The legendary musician’s upcoming stint on these shores forms part of his ‘Rough And Rowdy Ways’ world tour, which started in the US in late 2021.

Dylan is due to hit the road once again this October, kicking things off with an intimate four-night billing at the London Palladium (October 19, 20, 23, 34).

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He’ll then visit the Motorpoint Arena Cardiff (26), the Bonus Arena in Hull (27) and Motorpoint Arena Nottingham (28) before ending the run with two consecutive performances at the SEC Armadillo in Glasgow (30, 31).

Tickets go on general sale at 10am BST this Friday (July 15) – purchase yours from here and see the full live itinerary below.

A string of European dates is scheduled between September 25 and October 17, with stop-offs including Oslo, Paris (three nights), Brussels and Amsterdam (two nights).

Bob Dylan 2022 UK tour dates poster
Bob Dylan 2022 UK tour dates. CREDIT: Press

The forthcoming shows are billed as “non-phone events”, per a press release. Audience members will be required to put their mobile devices into a Yondr bag, which they can keep with them until after the performance.

Dylan’s ‘Rough And Rowdy Ways’ world tour resumed in the US back in March. His latest concert took place in Denver, Colorado last Wednesday (July 6).

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The singer-songwriter hasn’t performed in the United Kingdom since he co-headlined London’s BST Hyde Park in 2019 alongside Neil Young. Prior to that, he brought his ‘Never Ending Tour’ to the UK in 2017.

Earlier this month, a one-of-a-kind re-recording of Bob Dylan singing his 1963 classic ‘Blowin’ In The Wind’ sold at auction for £1.48million ($1.78million).

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