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  • August 11th, 2017

    12 Vinyl Records That You Need in Your Life Right Now

    It’s National Vinyl Day, and we’re here to remind you that everything sounds better on vinyl! The sounds that flow through a room when a vinyl record is being played houses the unspeakable bond between an artist and fan. Vinyl gives you the full 360° experience when listening to a record, allowing you to hear every beat, breath, and note that the artist masterfully composed. Our lineup at The Capitol Theatre is one for the history books, and we have the collection of vinyl to get you pumped up. Tag along on this journey through the ridges and grooves of 12 albums by upcoming artists at The Capitol Theatre.

    1. John Butler Trio Fresh and Blood

    John Butler Trio’s sixth studio album Fresh and Blood contains raw emotion and beautiful energy that is delivered through the soothing sounds of an acoustic guitar. This ablum combines the perfect blend of relaxation and captivation from beginning to end. Get your tickets now to see John Butler Trio at The Cap on Thursday, August 24.

    2. Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals Call It What It Is

    Call It What It Is is the first record released by Ben Harper since 2014, and the second release joined by the Innocent Criminals. The group hasn’t skipped a beat producing bold and extraordinary sounds that you can only expect from a musician like Ben Harper. Catch Ben Harper and The Innocent Criminals at The Cap on Wednesday, August 23.

    3. Gogol Bordello Seekers & Finders

    The multicultural album from the eccentric Gogol Bordello was written across three different countries and encompasses all that is Gypsy Rock. From the single “Saboteur Blues” to a guest appearance from Regina Spektor on the track “Did it All” the album is a non-stop session of great music. Tickets are on sale now to see Gogol Bordello at The Cap on Saturday, August 24.

    4. Little Feat Rooster Rag

    Little Feat made a splash with their new release of Rooster Rag being their first album released in almost a decade. The album is filled with vibrant lyrics, catchy tunes, and many guest appearances from artists like Robert Hunter, the Grateful Dead lyricist, featured on 4 tracks. Little Feat comes to The Cap on Saturday, September 9.

    5. Father John Misty Pure Comedy

    Father John Misty’s new album Pure Comedy is not a record full of laughing tracks, but rather the raw emotional sound that is expected from this accomplished lyricist. Every song on the album question everything from capitalism to religion allowing the listener to expand the world around them. Father John Misty performs at The Cap on Thursday, September 14.

    6. Brandi Carlile The Firewatcher’s Daughter

    The fifth studio album from Brandi Carlile might just be her most iconic album to date. Receiving critical acclaim from various sources, plus a nomination for a Grammy Award for Best Americana Album of 2016, you are sure to be jamming to this heart-felt roots-rock album. Brandi Carlile is ready to soothe your soul on Sunday, September 17 at The Cap.

    7. Sound Tribe Sector 9 Artifact

    From start to finish, this album takes you on a wild ride through twists and turns of cosmic proportions. While this album houses very few lyrics, it is full of body and character. This album has the ability to morph time-lines from start to finish. STS9 comes to The Cap on FRI,
    September 29 w/ SunSquabi.

    8. Umphrey’s McGee Zonkey

    Who doesn’t love the crazy-zany mashups that Umphrey’s McGee deliver? You can finally feed your psychedelic mashup mind with Umphrey’s McGee’s Zonkey, that contains 12 tracks mixing and matching artists that you know and love. Umphrey’s McGee returns to The Cap for 2 nights on October 20 + 21.

    9. Portugal. The Man Woodstock

    Upon finding his father’s ticket stub from the iconic 1969 Woodstock Festival, Portugal. The Man’s music leaped in a new direction. Experimenting with a new sound, Woodstock is fun fuel for your hippie soul with a twist of rock and funk. Portugal. The Man struts his stuff at The Cap on Tuesday, October 24.

    10. Chris Robinson Brotherhood Barefoot in the Head

    Chris Robinson Brotherhood’s Barefoot in the Head transports you to a world of musical bliss. When asked about the album Robinson stated, “We want everybody to understand that no matter where you are in your life that you can always be barefoot in your head. There’s always this other place you can go. Is that place it real? That’s your decision to make, what you’re going to let be real to you.” Find your place while jamming to this album. Chris Robinson Brotherhood is back at The Cap for a night of roots-rock on Friday, November 3.

    11. Cheap Trick We’re All Right

    Cheap Trick is rockin’ and rollin’ to The Cap on Saturday, November 11. Having never stopped making music, Cheap Trick houses the same energy and power of their albums past. Take a listen and get your tickets to see them at The Cap now!

    12. Hot Tuna Steady as She Goes

    Former Jefferson Airplane members and Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Cassidy showcase their musical stylings in Stead as She Goes. Full of cool vibes and the sweet sounds of the classics, this album is the perfect blend of soothing rock ‘n’ roll. Gear up to see Hot Tuna at The Cap with Steve Kimock on Friday, December 8, and get your tickets now.