Bob Dylan has announced his first North American tour dates of 2012 ahead of the expected release of his 35th studio album later this year.
Preceded by a string of European shows over the course of this summer, including a headline appearance at the Hop Farm festival in July, Dylan will begin the North American leg in Lloydminster, Alberta on August 10th, touring right through the month and in to September when the dates are due to be closed at Big Flats, NY on the 1st.
Last month, Dylan fansite Isis Magazine claimed his new album will be released in September, comprising 10 tracks including a 14-minute composition centred around Titanic.
NA tour dates:
08/10 – Lloydminster, AB @ Lloydminster Exhibition Grounds
08/11 – Lethbridge, AB @ Enmax Centre
08/12 – Cranbrook, BC @ RecPlex
08/14 – Missoula, MT @ Big Sky Brewery
08/15 – Billings, MT @ Rimrock Auto Arena at MetraPark
08/17 – Rapid City, SD @ Barnett Arena
08/18 – Sioux Falls, SD @ Sioux Falls Arena
08/19 – Fargo, ND @ Civic Auditorium
08/21 – Rochester, MN @ Taylor Arena
08/24 – Fort Wayne, IN @ Parkview Field
08/25 – Indianapolis, IN @ White River State Park
08/28 – Youngstown, OH @ Covelli Centre
08/29 – Johnstown, PA @ Cambria County War Memorial
09/01 – Big Flats, NY @ Tag’s Summer Stage