Dylan Fest 2017: 10 Best Things We Saw

From John Paul White to Wynonna, the highlights of Bob Dylan's 76th birthday tribute concert in Nashville

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Butch Walker

Dylan's music may be all about the lyrics in some peoples' minds (and rightfully so, given that those words earned him a Nobel Prize), but it wasn't all about the singers last night. It was no surprise to see Butch Walker go Hendrix on "All Along the Watchtower" – considering that Dylan himself considers Hendrix's version to be definitive – but Walker brought the pyrotechnics for a particularly frenetic reading of the song. His flailing guitar work made for a show in and of itself, but what really nailed it was his Lynyrd Skynyrd-style dueling solo with Jason Isbell guitarist Sadler Vaden that finished it off.

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