Bob Dylan to perform at the Saenger Theatre

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Bob Dylan and his Band in 2012. - ADRIAN LASSO/FLICKR
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  • Bob Dylan and his Band in 2012.

Bob Dylan
, still in the midst of his 30-years-strong Never Ending Tour, will return to New Orleans this spring. Dylan presents "An Evening with Bob Dylan and His Band" at the Saenger Theatre on April 29.

Dylan's latest is Shadows in the Night, a collection of standards popularized by Frank Sinatra and early pop stars. Rolling Stone also recently published a list of Dylan's best later works.

His last appearance in New Orleans was in 2011 at the UNO Lakefront Arena, a show that glimpsed the pencil-thin mustache and psychedelic vaudeville persona of his later career, interpreting his classics with thundering, unpredictable arrangements. His relationship to New Orleans is well documented — his Chronicles includes several passages about his love for the city, and he recorded several songs here in the late-'80s.

Tickets start at $59.50 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 27 via ticketmaster.com.


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