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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Moon Taxi
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Moon Taxi

If Walker's was a virtuosic display, then Nashville's Moon Taxi used their sonic explorations to seek out some darker territory. Their cover of "Masters of War" started off quietly but built quickly into a sinister, swirling maelstrom that added real emotional weight to Trevor Terndrup's already heavy vocal. Plenty of the night's artists completely reimagined the songs they did, but Moon Taxi's prog-rock had the biggest payoff in that department. In particular, Wes Bailey's mad-scientist organ solo, which got so heated that he stood up out of his seat to play, invoked the apocalyptic visions that Dylan intended when he wrote the song.

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