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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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Watson Twins and Larkin Poe
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Watson Twins and Larkin Poe

Speaking of those lesser-known gems, many of Dylan's minor masterpieces — particularly from the Seventies and Eighties – made heavy use of backup singers, and the ones who showed up Tuesday managed to take on some starring roles. The Watson Twins were a key part of Rayland Baxter's "The Man in Me," then turned around and helped anchor Jennings' performance. Larkin Poe were also fixtures of the night, with their backup work on "Silvio" suggesting they could;ve easily held down a song of their own, if given the chance. Even Cauthen’s backup singers of Nicole Atkins and Taylor Luby stood out – no mean fit amidst the sensory overload.

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