Cat Power announces Royal Albert Hall show, where she will cover Dylan’s legendary 1966 in full


Photo credit: Inez & Vinoodh Today, Cat Power - the singer/songwriter/producer Chan Marshall – announces details of a very special London show. On November 5th, Marshall will play the iconic Royal Albert Hall with a set recreating Bob Dylan’s legendary 1966 show at the same venue in full. Dylan’s 1966 Royal Albert Hall concert was the culmination of one of the most consequential tours in the history of rock & roll—when he electrified his songs, and by doing so enraged his devoted audience. Recorded and released at first as a bootleg LP, the event actually occurred at Manchester Free Trade Hall, but was mistakenly attributed to Royal Albert Hall. Cat Power will bring those songs to Royal Albert Hall on November 5th, performing them in the same order as Dylan himself: the first half of the show being an acoustic set before been joined by her electric band for the second half. Cat Power is well known for her ability to “burrow right into the marrow of a song” (Mojo), and this November gig will be a showcase of that skill as she honours one of her biggest heroes. Marshall says of the event: “When I finally got the opportunity to play The RAH, it was a no brainer. I just wanted to sing Dylan songs. And as much as any, this collection of his songs, to me, belong there.” Marshall has previously covered Dylan several times on record, such as in 2007 for Todd Haynes’s film I’m Not There. Listen to her rendition of “Stuck Inside of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again” here. Cat Power Sings Dylan The 1966 Royal Albert Hall Concert Royal Albert Hall, London November 5th

Tickets on sale here from Friday 15th July at 10am, presale access from Wednesday 13th July at 10am.

The gig will follow Cat Power’s recent acclaimed album Covers. Produced entirely by Marshall, Covers completes a trilogy of sorts, following beloved past collections Jukebox (2008) and The Covers Record (2000), and showcases Marshall’s extraordinary chronicling of the ever-evolving great American songbook — featuring her own personal rendition of Billie Holiday's “I’ll Be Seeing You,” Frank Ocean's "Bad Religion," Dead Man's Bones' "Pa Pa Power,” plus an updated rendition of the Cat Power song "Hate" from The Greatest (2006), retitled “Unhate” for the album. Marshall also recently shared her cover of The Rolling Stones’ “You Got The Silver”. Covers is available to buy on DomMart limited-edition silver vinyl with an exclusive 7”, LP, CD and digitally. Buy: Dom Mart | Digital Upcoming tour dates July 16, 2022 - The Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles, CA July 18, 2022 - Ace of Spades in Sacramento, CA July 20, 2022 - The Showbox in Seattle, WA July 21, 2022 - Vogue Theater in Vancouver, BC July 22, 2022 - Roseland Theater in Portland, OR July 25, 2022 - Ogden Theatre in Denver, CO July 27, 2022 - Cain’s Ballroom in Tulsa, OK July 28, 2022 - Granada Theatre in Dallas, TX July 29, 2022 - Emo’s in Austin, TX July 30, 2022 - House of Blues in Houston, TX August 1, 2022 - Brooklyn Bowl in Nashville, TN August 2, 2022 - Old Forester's Paristown Hall in Louisville, KY August 3, 2022 - Thalia Hall in Chicago, IL September 9, 2022 - Lobero Theater in Santa Barbara, CA September 10, 2022 - Fremont Theater in San Luis Obispo, CA September 12, 2022 - Palace Theatre in San Francisco, CA September 13, 2022 - Gundlach Bundschu Winery in Sonoma, CA September 14, 2022 - Center for the Arts in Grass Valley, CA September 15, 2022 - Rifflandia 2022 in Victoria, CA September 19, 2022 – St Augustine Amphitheatre, Florida – w/Jack White September 20, 2022 – James L. Knight Center, Miami, Florida – w/Jack White September 21, 2022 – Hard Rock Live, Orlando, Florida – w/Jack White October 9, 2022 – Pepsi Center, Mexico City, MX – w/Jack White

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