LIVE: Bob Dylan @ Constellation Brands-Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center, 8/9/11

August 11th, 2011, 1:00 pm by Greg
LIVE: Bob Dylan @ Constellation Brands-Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center, 8/9/11

I had last seen Bob at UMass Amherst in November, play six months before he celebrated his 70th birthday. Could turning 70 possibly make Bob Dylan’s voice better? Did a vocal coach do some work with him, or does he have a new sound engineer?

On Tuesday night, he played with his band in Canandaigua at CMAC, a great venue. I love seeing him at CMAC. It is a miniature SPAC, with every seat a good one and with an easy-going approach to letting people drink their reasonably priced wine and beers without excessive hassle or oversight. Compact, no hassles, nice people, easy and nice bathrooms, Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, plenty of beer and wine kiosks and a fine intimate close-to-the-stage arena. Pretty nice!

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