11 Apr '11, 9pm

Bob Dylan performs in Singapore this Friday. An awestruck Christopher Toh get a preview in Vietnam

WHEN one is offered the chance to hop on a plane to catch a Bob Dylan gig, one doesn't say no. Well, I certainly didn't. Sure, his recent performance at the Grammys was … Let's just say it was less than the stellar quality one would expect from someone of Dylan's stature. But this is the guy who wrote seminal songs like Blowin' In The Wind, Subterranean Homesick Blues, Mr Tambourine Man and All Along The Watchtower. The 11-time Grammy-winner has been called "the best lyricist in the world" by producer Jeff Lynne, who, along with Dylan, was in the '80s "supergroup", The Traveling Wilburys. And Lynne's probably right. "This is quite a historic event," said Timbre co-founder Danny Loong - who will be bringing Dylan to Singapore for the Timbre Rock & Roots music festival on Friday - as our plane taxied in to Ho Chi Minh's airport. Loong wasn't far wrong. This was the first con...

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