Dylan to play Barclays Center

July 19, 2012 By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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Bob Dylan will end his North American tour at the Barclays Center on Nov. 21, a spokesperson for the arena confirmed yesterday.

Dylan — performing as Bob Dylan and His Band with Special Guest Mark Knopfler — joins Barbra Streisand, Rush, Justin Bieber, Neil Young, Leonard Cohen, Andrea Bocelli and other world-famous entertainers who are scheduled to play the new arena in its opening months.

Barclays, home of the Brooklyn Nets, opens with a concert by Jay-Z on Friday, Sept. 28.

Dylan played Prospect Park in August 2008. Reviews were mixed, as he kept the crowd waiting for more than two hours and his voice was not in the best shape.

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At the end of his show, he said his only words to the crowd: “Man, I wish the Dodgers hadn’t left Brooklyn.”

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