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Bob Dylan at The MACC

The creator of “lyrical compositions of extraordinary poetic power” returns to Maui.

April 24, 2014
Maui Weekly

A true icon of contemporary music will provide a memorable experience for Maui music fans when Bob Dylan takes the stage at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center's (The MACC) A&B Amphitheater on Saturday, April 26, at 7:30 p.m. The MACC's outdoor concert venue provides an unparalleled experience for a concert of this caliber--large enough to have and hold the experience, yet intimate enough to share personal moments. With no seat more than about 140 feet from the stage--imagine being this close to a music legend!

Bob Dylan is undeniably one of the most influential rock and roll musicians of the last century. With a career spanning more than four decades, his gifted and original songwriting has inspired countless musicians. His lyrics often touched on social issues, so the music also defined and impacted entire generations of America's cultural and political landscape.

Some of Dylan's many notable works include, "Like a Rolling Stone," "Tangled Up in Blue," "Just Like a Woman," "All Along the Watchtower," "Mr. Tambourine Man," "Blowin' in the Wind," "Maggie's Farm," "Times They Are a Changing," "A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall," "I Shall Be Released," "Every Grain of Sand" and "Visions of Johanna."

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With a career spanning more than four decades, Bob Dylan’s gifted and original songwriting has inspired countless musicians.

Honored in 1989, Dylan was one of the early inductees to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

Bruce Springsteen has said, in tribute to Dylan, "Bob freed the mind the way Elvis freed the body... He invented a new way a pop singer could sound, broke through the limitations of what a recording artist could achieve, and changed the face of rock and roll forever."

Nine Grammy Awards have been showered upon Bob Dylan, but he has also been honored outside the music business for his contributions to the social consciousness. Among other numerous awards, in 1997, Dylan became the first rock musician to receive the highly esteemed Kennedy Center Honors for lifetime achievement in the performing arts. In 2008, he was the recipient of the prestigious Pulitzer Prize for his "profound impact on popular music and American culture, marked by lyrical compositions of extraordinary poetic power."

He is truly an icon of music and a man of his time.

Tickets for are available for $59, $69 and $89, with a limited number of premium $125 seats available (plus applicable fees). Call The MACC Box Office at 242-SHOW (7469) or order tickets online at MauiArts.org.

Gates will open at 6 p.m. for pre-show dining, beverages and desserts.

 
 

 

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