Balc. centre
4.8 (13 votes)
DVDylan ID:
Recording type: Audience
City/Venue: Ricoh Coliseum, Toronto, Canada
Date: Friday, 19th March 2004
"A Lividz Production"
  1. Drifter's Escape
  2. It's All Over Now, Baby Blue
  3. Tweedle Dee & Tweedle Dum
  4. Just Like A Woman
  5. Things Have Changed
  6. Highway 61 Revisited
  7. Ballad Of A Thin Man
  8. Stuck Inside Of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again
  9. Floater (Too Much To Ask)
  10. Most Likely You Go Your Way (And I'll Go Mine)
  11. Make You Feel My Love
  12. Honest With Me
  13. Girl From The North Country
  14. Summer Days
  15. Cat's In The Well
  16. Like A Rolling Stone
  17. All Along The Watchtower
Number of discs: 1
Running time: 01:46
Video standard: NTSC
Authoring: DVDs with menu and chapters are circulating
Fine film, upgraded HiFi sound, fully authored. Absolutely worth having!

This is a good, if somewhat forgettable performance and a very nice video. It is shot from essentially the back of the hall, so the zooming never gets too close. That said, I enjoy it, because it's a nice steady shot and you get to see the band. There's absolutely nothing wrong with this video. As I say, a nice clear, steady shot video, with excellent sound, thanks to the upgrade.

The performance is just there. Bob is awfully growly, and this video is a great document of the singular sucktitude of Freddy Koella. Highlights would include a rare "Ballad of a Thin Man", the gorgeous "Girl of the North Country" and a fine "Floater", which is improved as much by the abscence of Koella's clunky guitar work as it is by the addition of his surprisingly wonderful fiddle playing.

Essentially, this is about a 4 1/2 star video (less than perfect only because it isn't particularly close), and about a 3 1/2 star performance-- nothing awful, but not real terrible convicting.

Reviewed by Joe1235 on 10th March 2005

I saw Dylan's show in Chicago (Aragon Ballroom) 14 days before the show presented here, so the whole thing was familiar...but excellent nonetheless. While an audience video, the filmer does a superb job (a little shaky for the first few songs, but soon sorts it out). You only rarely see an audience member; this is not one shot over someone's shoulder or anything. The quality, both video and audio, is excellent, and the band gives a good performance. Low-key, not flashy (except freddy trying to be), but good. A couple songs I particularly enjoyed were Most Likely You'll Go Your Way, and Girl of the North Country (an amazing arrangement). My only complaint was, too much Freddy footage. I was not convinced he was any good on guitar (excellent on violin for Floater though), but other than that a great show.

Reviewed by the3penguins on 31st August 2004

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