Dylanfest 31... September 25th, 2021
Thanks so much an amazing Dylanfest31! We appreciate all who played music, volunteered and attended! We had a fabulous day, and we can't wait til next year! Stay tuned for pictures and videos from this year's show!
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Thanks for a great day!
DYLANFEST32! Stay tuned for the date in May 2022!
Thanks for your interest in the 32ndAnnual 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! 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 and a few friends doing 4 sets of Bob Dylan songs, and it has grown to a 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 and VIP Tickets will be available!
Location: Torino Plaza, Torrance Cultural Arts Center, 3350 Civic Center Drive, Torrance, CA 90503
Dylanfest 31 COVID PROTOCOLS: Andy & Renee and Hard Rain value and respect every audience member we've ever played for. Because it's important to us that we all do what we can to keep each other safe from unintentional harm, we are following the covid guidelines set forth by the Beachlife Festival, as developed with Beach Cities Health District to provide the most up-to-date information and Covid-19 protocols for Dylanfest31.
In an effort to keep our guests and artists as safe as possible, we have implemented the following policies for Dylanfest31:
All artists & attendees must provide Photo ID and the following, in order to enter the festival:
1. Provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19;
2. Provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test, taken within 72 hours Dylanfest. The earliest you can take the test in Wednesday, Sept. 22nd.
We will be checking documentation for every guest upon entry. Please be prepared to present your vaccination card or negative test result (a photo result saved to your phone is OK).
For our full statement and a list of locations for the vaccine or test, click:
Thanks so much for your interest in the 32nd Annual Dylanfest! APlease 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!
If these answers aren't complete, please call Andy at 310-346-9383, or e-mail him at email@example.com.
Thanks, A & R
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 2022 Dylanfest?
May 2022. Date TBA. 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.
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
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: