April 20, 2006

Bob Dylan playing weatherman in XM Radio debut

NEW YORK (Billboard) - Bob Dylan will on May 3 unveil his
XM Satellite Radio show "Theme Time Radio Hour With Your Host
Bob Dylan." The first installment will based around the theme
of "weather" and will also find Dylan sharing stories and
answering questions submitted by fans via email.

According to XM, future shows will be devoted to such
themes as "dance," "police," "cars" and "whiskey," and also
feature guests such as Elvis Costello, actor Charlie Sheen and
comedians Penn Jillette, Sarah Silverman and Jimmy Kimmel.

Dylan is in the midst of a spring/summer North American
tour, many dates on which will feature Merle Haggard. The trek
next visits St. Louis Thursday.