Bob Dylan to play Chiefs Stadium in July

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The legendary Bob Dylan and his band will appear in concert July 11 at Peoria Chiefs Stadium.

Wilco, My Morning Jacket and The Richard Thompson Electric Trio also will perform.

Jay Goldberg Events and Entertainment and Jam Productions announced Monday that the show, called Americanarama Festival of Music, will begin at 5:30 p.m., rain or shine. Also performing will be The Richard Thompson Electric Trio.

Tickets are all general admission, selling for $65.50 each and they will go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 4.

Tickets can be purchased online at, by phone by calling (866) 698-4253, or at the Peoria Chiefs box office, which is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and later on game days.

The tour will cover 26 venues, many of which are minor baseball stadiums, and the Chiefs stadium concert is one of only two in Illinois. The other will be Toyota Park in Chicago on July 12.

About the Author
Paul Gordon is the editor of The Peorian after spending 29 years of indentured servitude at the Peoria Journal Star. He’s an award-winning writer, raconteur and song-and-dance man. He also went to a high school whose team name is the Alices (that’s Vincennes Lincoln High School in Indiana; you can look it up).