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Bob Dylan concert to mark reopening of historic theater The Met Philadelphia

Credit: William ClaxtonBob Dylan has extended his recently announced fall U.S. tour into December, and the latest concert added to the end of the trek is a historic one. The folk-rock legend will headline a December 3 show in Philadelphia that will mark the opening night of the newly renovated venue The Met Philadelphia.

The performance also will be Dylan's 50th concert in the City of Brotherly Love. Tickets will go on sale to the general public this Friday, September 14, at 10 a.m. ET via

The Dylan concert will be the first of a series of shows by various artists that will be held at The Met Philadelphia. In support of the local community, concert promoter Live Nation will donate 25 cents from every ticket sold to shows at venue to Philadelphia public schools.

The Met Philadelphia was built in 1908 by opera entrepreneur Oscar Hammerstein.  The theater currently is undergoing a restoration costing $56 million.

Dylan's fall tour kicks off October 4 in Phoenix, and currently includes 35 dates. Here are all of Dylan's upcoming U.S. shows:

10/4 -- Phoenix, AZ, Comerica Theatre
10/5 -- Tucson, AZ, Tucson Music Hall
10/7 -- Albuquerque, NM, Kiva Auditorium
10/9 -- Midland, TX, Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center
10/10 -- Irving, TX, The Pavilion at the Toyota Music Factory
10/12 -- Tulsa, OK, River Spirit Casino Resort
10/13 -- Thackerville, OK, WinStar World Casino and Resort
10/14 -- Sugar Land, TX, Smart Financial Centre
10/16 -- Lafayette, LA, Heymann Center
10/17 -- Mobile, AL, Mobile Saenger Theatre
10/19 -- St. Augustine, FL, St. Augustine Amphitheatre
10/20 -- Clearwater, FL, Ruth Eckerd Hall
10/21 -- Sarasota, FL, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
10/23 -- Fort Myers, FL, Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall
10/24 -- Fort Lauderdale, FL, Broward Center for the Performing Arts
10/26 -- Orlando, FL, Walt Disney Theater - Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
10/27 -- Macon, GA, Macon City Auditorium
10/28 -- Chattanooga, TN, Tivoli Theatre
10/30 -- Huntsville, AL, Mark C. Smith Concert Hall - Von Braun Center
10/31 -- Knoxville, TN, Tennessee Theatre
11/2 -- Asheville, NC, Thomas Wolfe Auditorium
11/3 -- Durham, NC, Durham Performing Arts Center
11/4 -- North Charleston, SC, North Charleston Performing Arts Center
11/6 -- Savannah, GA, Johnny Mercer Theatre
11/7 -- Augusta, GA, The Bell Auditorium
11/9 -- Charlotte, NC, Ovens Auditorium
11/10 -- Roanoke, VA, Berglund Performing Arts Theatre
11/11 -- Richmond, KY, EKU Center for the Arts
11/13 -- Youngstown, OH, Covelli Centre
11/14 -- Rochester, NY, Auditorium Theatre
11/15 -- Utica, NY, Stanley Center for the Arts
11/17 -- Atlantic City, NJ, Hard Rock Hotel
11/18 -- Springfield, MA, Symphony Hall
11/20 -- Waterbury, CT, Palace Theatre
12/3 -- Philadelphia, PA, The Met Philadelphia

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