The Orion

Blast from the past: Bob Dylan’s debut

Promotional image of Bob Dylan for his new album

Carly Plemons

April 12, 2016

Around this time on April 11, 1961, Bob Dylan made his debut in New York City for his first real gig as an opener for John Lee Hooker at Gerde’s Folk City. Crazy to think that such a musical icon had to start somewhere, right? At the time, Gerde’s was the venue to play at if you wanted t...

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