Kesha, Kurt Vile, Jason Isbell, Emmylou Harris, & More Playing Dylan Fest At Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium

When Bob Dylan turns 75 next month, a wide range of musicians will gather at Nashville’s famed Ryman Auditorium to celebrate his birthday. Dylan Fest is going down Monday, 5/23 and Tuesday, 5/24 (Dylan’s actual birthday) with an impressively diverse roster that speaks to his incalculable influence — everyone from Kesha to Kurt Vile. The Best Fests, the company that produced George Fest, Brian Fest, and Neil Fest and Neil Fest among others, is organizing this one too. The Best Fest’s Cabin Down Below Band will serve as house band once again. Below, check out the announced lineup so far, though keep in mind a press release promises “and many more surprise guests.”

Emmylou Harris
Jason Isbell
*Kacey Musgraves
Ann Wilson
Kurt Vile
Wynonna & The Big Noise
Boz Scaggs
Kesha
City & Colour
Moon Taxi
*Brothers Osborne
Dhani Harrison
John Paul White
Nikki Lane
Brendan Benson
Rayland Baxter
Holly Williams
Langhorne Slim
Eric Pulido of Midlake
Ruby Amanfu
Karen Elson
Amanda Shires
Danny Masterson
Bijou Phillips
The Whigs
Cory Chisel
Adriel Denae
Jonathan Tyler
Robert Ellis
Shelly Colvin
Tommy Emmanuel

*Performing 5/24 Only

Tickets for both Monday 5/23 and Tuesday 5/24 go on sale this Friday, 4/15 at 10AM. Proceeds benefit Thistle Farms, described as “a Nashville-based charity committed to helping a community of women who have survived prostitution, trafficking, and addiction.”