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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John Paul White

Wynonna made for one awfully tough act to follow, and John Paul White only had a single chance to follow it up – literally. The former Civil Wars singer was only scheduled to perform at the first of the two nights of Dylan Fest. But he answered well, choosing, in his own words, "the most depressing song" he could find, "You're a Big Girl Now" off Blood on the Tracks. It proved a ghostly, spare take on one of Dylan's greatest heartbreak songs, which worked best because White sidestepped Dylan's idiosyncratic phrasing for something more lilting and melodic.

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