11 Best Things We Saw at Dylan Fest

From Kesha's poignant "I Shall Be Released" to Jason Isbell's mesmerizing three-song set

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Best Full-Circle Moment: Holly Williams
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Best Full-Circle Moment: Holly Williams

Her grandfather was one of the seminal influences on Dylan's soul-piercing songwriting, so watching Holly Williams deliver a sweet, acoustic version of "The Times They Are a-Changin'" from the same stage that cemented Hank Williams' legend was a magnificently understated, yet powerful representation of past and present. It also afforded the night's first appearance of Hall of Fame legend Charlie McCoy, whose harmonica accompaniment throughout the three-hour show was as key an element to the proceedings as his guitar-playing on Dylan's Highway 61 Revisited and Blonde on Blonde had been 50 years earlier.

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