Welcome to Dylan Days
Welcome to the online home of Dylan Days, an organization supporting the arts and honoring Bob Dylan in his hometown of Hibbing, Minnesota. Over the years Dylan Days has built a grassroots tradition including the singer/songwriter contest, writing contest and literary showcase, visual arts competition, Bobby Zimmerman bus tour, live music and more.
Dylan Days is proud to announce that we'll be back for another year of music, art, writing, storytelling and all-around fun in Bob Dylan's hometown of Hibbing, Minnesota. You can mark your calendar for Thursday, May 22, 2014 through Sunday, May 25, 2014. Once again, the bulk of activities in Hibbing will be Friday and Saturday. We'll be announcing many exciting details in the weeks and months to come, while also posting information on our writing and singer/songwriter contests.
Thanks to everyone who joined us in Hibbing for Dylan Days 2013! Stay tuned here for news about next year's event. Contest postings should occur around Feb. 1, 2014.
Congratulations to the winners of our Dylan Days contests.
Friday Songwriters Contest
The weather in Hibbing will be beautiful all weekend for Dylan Days 2013! We've been profiled in USA Today, the Star Tribune and Minnesota Public Radio. Join people from all over the world in making the journey to Bob's hometown for a weekend of live music, art and literature, plus the unique story of a boy named Robert Zimmerman who would become Bob Dylan.
You can find the schedule here.
HIBBING, Minnesota -- Bob Dylan’s Iron Range hometown is preparing its annual celebration of music, arts and the story of a small town boy becoming the most influential musician of his generation. Visitors and musicians from all over the United States and world will gather May 24-26 to share original music, writing and visual art, while learning the story of how Robert Zimmerman, Class of ’59, became Bob Dylan.
Duluth Dylan Fest and Hibbing Dylan Days
This year Dylan's birthplace and hometown are teaming up to present a solid week of arts and entertainment in honor of Bob Dylan and the artistry of northern Minnesota.
Friday, May 17
Hard Rain in Duluth @ Weber Music Hall (www.ticketworks.com)
Saturday, May 18
Poets from the North Country @ Zeitgeist Arts Atrium
Sunday, May 19
Dylan Trivia @ Carmody Irish Pub
Monday, May 20
Open Mic Night @ Beaner's Central
Tuesday, May 21
Dylan movie and music night @ Redstar Lounge
Wednesday, May 22
Bob Dylan's 72nd Birthday @ Redstar Lounge
Thursday, May 23
Blood on the Tracks Express @ Fitger's Courtyard
Friday, May 24
Creative Writing Workshop and Literary Showcase @ Hibbing Memorial Building
Saturday, May 25
Hibbing Dylan Bus Tour and U.S. Postal Cancellation
Sunday, May 26
Dylan Days Farewell Brunch