Photo: John ShearerBob Dylan has scheduled the first 2013 dates of his so-called "Never Ending Tour," a series of April shows that will see the folk-rock legend visiting a variety of cities in the Northeast and Midwest U.S. The trek kicks off on April 5 in Buffalo, New York, and is mapped out through an April 21 performance in Bowling Green, Ohio.
Opening all of Dylan's shows will be the Los Angeles-based Americana band Dawes.
In other news, Dylan will release a limited-edition seven-inch vinyl single on April 20 in conjunction with the ongoing Record Store Day campaign. The disc will feature a pair of previously unreleased recordings that will appear on the forthcoming 10th volume of the singer/songwriter's Bootleg Series -- a demo of "Wigwam" and a studio rendition of "Thirsty Boots."
Here are all of Dylan's confirmed tour dates, according to BobDylan.com:
4/5 -- Buffalo, NY, SUNY Buffalo Alumni Arena
4/6 -- Amherst, MA, Mullins Center
4/8 -- Kingston, RI, Ryan Center
4/9 -- Lowell, MA, Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell
4/10 -- Lewiston, ME, Androscoggin Bank Colisee
4/12 -- Newark, DE, Bob Carpenter Center
4/13 -- California, PA, California University
4/14 -- Ithaca, NY, Barton Hall
4/16 -- Richmond, VA, Landmark Theater
4/18 -- Bethlehem, PA, Stabler Arena
4/19 -- Akron, OH, E.J. Thomas Hall
4/20 -- Kalamazoo, MI, Wings Stadium
4/21 -- Bowling Green, OH, Bowling Green State University
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