October 27: Bob Dylan University Of Illinois Champaign, Illinois 1999 (full concert video)

bob dylan Champaign 1999

1999 was a great year for Bob Dylan’s “Never Ending Tour”.

For all the splendours of earlier in the year [1999], this last leg was the most consistently triumphant. By the time Dylan brought the year’s touring to an end, with an extended set on November the 20th, he had played 121 shows – the most in a single year of his entire career. It had been a very good year, the best since 1995.
~Andrew Muir (One More Night: Bob Dylan’s Never Ending Tour)

A lot of concerts from this tour is in circulation (both video & audio) and this concert is a great example from that last leg. Highlights include: One Too Many Mornings, This Wheel’s On Fire, Not Dark Yet & Not Fade Away.

Assembly Hall
University Of Illinois
Champaign, Illinois
27 October 1999

  • Bob Dylan (vocal & guitar)
  • Charlie Sexton (guitar)
  • Larry Campbell (guitar, mandolin, pedal steel guitar & electric slide guitar)
  • Tony Garnier (bass)
  • David Kemper (drums & percussion)

  1. I Am The Man, Thomas (Ralph Stanley/Larry Sparks)
  2. The Times They Are A-Changin’
  3. It’s Alright, Ma (I’m Only Bleeding)
  4. One Too Many Mornings
  5. Tangled Up In Blue
  6. All Along The Watchtower
  7. This Wheel’s On Fire (Bob Dylan/Rick Danko)
  8. Stuck Inside Of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again
  9. Not Dark Yet
  10. Highway 61 Revisited
  11. Love Sick
  12. Like A Rolling Stone
  13. It Ain’t Me, Babe
  14. Not Fade Away (Norman Petty/Charles Hardin)


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-Egil

5 thoughts on “October 27: Bob Dylan University Of Illinois Champaign, Illinois 1999 (full concert video)”

  1. This was Oct 31st not Oct 27th. Halloween night in Chicago. I was 16. This show had a huge amount of dead heads who showed up to see Phil and Bob.
    I had an amazing time on the floor.
    Bob Dylan was a passionate performer in 1999. Kinda sadly, he has lost the edge he had in 1999-2001 and is now less passionate and more hokey in his performances.
    Long live 1999.!

    1. Thanks for your comment.

      Dylan played:
      * Assembly Hall, University Of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois, 27 October 1999
      &
      * University Of Illinois Conference Center Pavilion, Chicago, Illinois, 31 October 1999
      (different setlist)

      I’ve checked the setlists and this video has to be from Champaign…

      -Egil

    1. Hi,
      I’ve only embedded a youtube video.
      There are tools you can use to capture youtube videos to you’re local machine, but I don’t have/use any.
      Try google it.

      -Egil

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