The second annual Bob Dylan Birthday Bash he turns 71 on May 24 includes performances by The Folka Dots, Ryan Tanner, The Trappers, Vena Cava and more.
"I wouldn't be playing any music at all if he wasn't around," said Marie Bradshaw of The Folka Dots. "Everybody I've been influenced by has been influenced pretty profoundly by him. I don't even want to think about what wouldn't be around if he wasn't."
Her bandmate Bronk Onion said: "His influence is more than just the songs he writes, but his approach to music, and how he always does what he feels he wants to do without worrying about how people will receive it.