Dylan delivers, Elvis excels at Bluesfest

Two performing legends proved they can still tell the musical stories their generations of fans want to hear last night.

Bob Dylan and Elvis Costello both delivered powerhouse shows at the Byron Bay Bluesfest proving their advancing years had in no way diminished their extraordinary abilities.

Dylan, nearing 70, and Costello, 56, have sold million of records during long, glittering careers that have seen them pass from young upstarts to icons of the music industry.

Both are now in a position to make the music they want to, regardless of whether it sells or not, or whether it is fashionable or otherwise.  More…