Bob Dylan and Mavis Staples will perform together July 16 at Thompson’s Point in Portland. Reserved seats cost $80; general admission lawn access costs $64. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. March 18 at the State Theatre box office, by phone at 800-745-3000 or online at

Dylan, 74, announced U.S. tour dates early Monday. The tour begins on the West Coast in June and works its way east. The Portland date is among a handful of concerts in the Northeast that Dylan and Staples have scheduled. Other regional dates include July 2 at Lenox, Massachusetts; July 3 at Mashantucket, Connecticut; July 14 in Boston; and July 17 at Gilford, N.H.

Dylan and Staples are longtime friends and collaborators. Dylan’s most recent album, “Shadows in the Night,” was released in 2015.


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