The 2008 New York Guitar Festival runs from January 12 – February 6, 2008. The event kicks off on January 12 with a night of artists interpreting the songs of Sony/Columbia recording artist Bob Dylan.
2008 New York Guitar Festival Presents:
THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL PROJECT
Saturday, January 12
World Financial Center
Initially regarded as a betrayal to his folk roots, Bob Dylan’s mythic 1966 concert has been embraced by devotees and entered the his canon. At this Winter Garden tribute concert, the entire album is performed from start to finish by a roster of artists including Laura Cantrell, Stevie Jackson (Belle & Sebastian), Marshall Crenshaw, Lenny Kaye, Jason Isbell (Drive By Truckers), Toshi Reagon, Jesse Harris and Chocolate Genius Inc., each playing their interpretation of one song.