Five O’Clock Heroes added to New York Dylan tribute

And Adam Green forced to pull out of this Friday's show

Five O’Clock Heroes frontman Antony Ellis has been added to the bill for this Friday’s The Smoking Section Presents: Bob Dylan’s 67th Birthday Bash in New York City.

Ellis joins a cast of New York musicians including The Strokes’ bassist Nikolai Fraiture, Marc Philippe Eskenazi, Matt Romano and Josh Lattanzi of Albert Hammond Jr.’s band, The Pierces, Russell Simins of Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Tracey Bonham and The Hymns, all of whom will perform Dylan covers at Rehab in the East Village.

Adam Green was initially scheduled to perform but commitments on the west coast have forced him to cancel.

Meanwhile, Green’s tour kicks off tonight in San Francisco.

The dates are:

San Francisco, CA Rick Shaw Stop (May 20)

Los Angeles, CA Troubadour (21)

Washington DC Black Cat (June 3)

Philadelphia, PA First Church (4)

Boston, MA Great Scott (5)

Montreal, Quebec Tulipe (6)

Toronto, Ontario Horse Shoe Tavern (7)

Detroit, MI Magic Stick (9)

Chicago, IL Lake Shore Theatre (10)

–By our New York staff.

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