Dylanfest 33 is Saturday, May 27, 2023. Mark your calendars!
Thanks for your interest in the 33rd Annual Dylanfest! We are looking forward to a great event. Please spread the word, invite some friends, and help us make this year’s festival the biggest and best yet! Dylanfest is an 8-hour celebration of the music of Bob Dylan. We started it in 1991 and have been holding the event ever since. The show started with our band and a few friends doing an evening of songs by Bob Dylan, and it has grown to an 8-hour event with over 40 musicians performing over 60 Dylan songs. Our band, Hard Rain, is the "house band", and we are joined by solo artists, full bands, and instrumentalists throughout the course of the day. The show is at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center in the Torino Plaza.. Bring a jacket for later...In case of rain, the event will go on, and we will move inside.
General Admission Tickets ($35-2/16-5/26; $40 at the Door). VIP tickets are $110 and come with some extra goodies (Entry fee, Event T-Shirt, Dylanfest Tote Bag, Dylanfest Mug, Post-Dylanfest VIP Party, VIP Hanging Tag, and more). Kids ages 8-15 years are $10.
Location: Torino Plaza, Torrance Cultural Arts Center, 3350 Civic Center Drive, Torrance, CA 90503
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DYLANFEST33! May 27, 2023
Thanks so much for your interest in the 33rd Annual Dylanfest! Please spread the word, invite some friends, and help us make this year’s festival the biggest and best yet! If we all just brought ONE friend, we’d double our attendance! Please fill out the information on the back of your ticket before coming to the show. Your ticket will enter you in a drawing for some great prizes…Thanks!
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What is the Dylanfest?
The Dylanfest is an 8-hour celebration of the music of Bob Dylan. We started it in 1991 and have been holding the event ever since. The show started with our band, The Management, and a few friends doing 4 sets of Bob Dylan songs and has grown to an 8-hour concert with around 60 musicians performing over 60 Dylan songs. Our band, Hard Rain, is the "house band", and we are joined by solo artists, full bands and instrumentalists throughout the course of the day.
When and where is the 2023 Dylanfest?
May 27, 2023. Doors open at 11:30 am, show runs from 12-8pm. The show is at the Torrance Cultural Art Center on the Torino Plaza. The address is 3330 Civic Center Dr, Torrance, CA 90503.
Are all ages welcome?
Yes. Please, for insurance purposes, NO PETS.
Is the event inside or outside?
The event is outside. There will be some shaded areas; bring a hat and sunscreen so you can enjoy the beautiful California sunshine! Bring a jacket for later...In case of rain, the event will move inside.
Will there be food and drink available for purchase or should I bring my own?
There will be food and drinks (non-alcoholic drinks, water & sodas) plus beer and wine available for a reasonable price. The concessions are provided by Chef Michael Shafer of the acclaimed restaurant, The Depot. Please do not bring in any outside food or beverages. Bring ID if you plan on purchasing alcohol. No alcohol will be served without proper ID. FOOD AND DRINKS ARE CASH ONLY.
What about seating?
There will be some tables and chairs for seating. You may bring a beach chair if you like!
What about parking?
There is ample, free parking in the Torrance Cultural Arts Center parking lot.
Can I buy tickets the day of the event? YES
Do you have T-Shirts and CDs and DVDs?
Yes we do! We will have t-shirts, mugs, and our highly-acclaimed CDs available the day of the show. We also have a fantastic 1 1/2 hour DVD of the 2009 Dylanfest and a 2-Volume DVD of the 2015 Dylanfest available for purchase. Thanks for asking!
2020 DYLANFEST 30 WEEKEND- THE LIVESTREAM VERSION-WATCH ANYTIME!
Our 30th Annual Dylanfest was scheduled for May 30, 2020, but because of COVID, the concert was cancelled.
Instead, we took Dylanfest to the internet! We did three shows, Friday, Saturday, & Sunday, May 29-30-31 on Youtube, and you can watch the shows anytime. We be hosted over 40 different performers playing songs by the Nobel Laureate, Bob Dylan. As always, there were no repeats over the three days. Andy and Renee performed "Live in the Garage" hosting and performing live, and the guest performers performed "live" via videos. The members of Hard Rain are featured as well! We encourage you to tune in and watch the shows anytime.
DYLANFEST 30 YOUTUBE LINKS: