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Cat Power Sings Dylan
Saturday, February 17 @ 8:00 pm$55 – $95
In November 2022 in London, Cat Power took the stage at Royal Albert Hall and delivered a song-for-song re-creation of one of the most fabled and transformative live sets of all time. Held at the Manchester Free Trade Hall in May 1966 — but long known as the “Royal Albert Hall Concert” due to a mislabeled bootleg — the original performance saw Bob Dylan switching from acoustic to electric midway through the show, drawing ire from an audience of folk purists and forever altering the course of rock ‘n’ roll. In her own rendition of that historic night, the artist otherwise known as Chan Marshall inhabited each song with equal parts conviction and grace and a palpable sense of protectiveness, ultimately transposing the anarchic tension of Dylan’s set with a warm and luminous joy. Now captured on the live album “Cat Power Sings Dylan: The 1966 Royal Albert Hall Concert,” Marshall’s spellbinding performance both lovingly honors her hero’s imprint on history and brings a stunning new vitality to many of his most revered songs. Here her for yourself in this live performance at Chevalier Theatre. Tickets are $55 to $95 through the Chevalier Theatre website/Ticketmaster. To avoid online ordering fees, purchase tickets at the Chevalier Theatre Box Office, which is open on Fridays and Saturdays from noon to 6 p.m., as well as two hours before every Chevalier Theatre show.