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Phil Lesh Reunites with Old Friends for a Good Time at The Cap

Words by Chad Berndtson Photos by Marc Millman and Dino Perrucci The Phil Lesh & Friends moniker was technically used earlier, but 1999 was more or less when the Friends concept as we know and love it really got going — 20 years now (!) of Leshian adventure. Over the years, there were a handful of lineups — the so-called Read More …

Pre-Sale Instructions for My Morning Jacket at The Capitol Theatre

The only pre-sale for The Capitol Theatre’s August 9th show with My Morning Jacket will be available for all ticket holders of My Morning Jacket’s August 10th show at Forest Hills. Pre-sale will begin on Thursday, June 13th at 12pm EST and end Sunday, June 16 at 10pm EST. Any remaining tickets will go on sale to the general public Read More …

Enter to Win 4 Tickets to Pizza in The Park: Presented by Half Full Brewery

Sponge Talks 25th Anniversary, Getting Love From Howard Stern, and Thanks Fans for Supporting “Rotting Piñata”

Detroit’s Sponge makes their way to Port Chester on Friday, June 28 to honor the 25th anniversary of their iconic album, Rotting Piñata, which features hits like “Plowed,” “Molly (16 Candles)” and “Wax Ecstatic (To Sell Angelina).” After its release, the album skyrocketed to the top of the charts, becoming one of the most loved albums of the mid-1990s. Together Read More …

Enter to Win 2 GA Tickets to Phil Lesh & Friends + the Ultimate VIP Experience at Eugene’s

Here’s Why We’re Honored to Have Hosted Joan Baez’s Final North American Shows Ever

Words by Margot Reddy Photos by Andrew Scott Blackstein and Chad Anderson Joan Baez is a folk singer, songwriter, musician, and activist. As the “Queen of Folk,” Baez has released over 30 albums, 8 of which are certified gold in record sales along with one gold single. Baez has achieved higher recognition through her acquisition of three BAMMY (San Francisco Read More …

reCAP :: The Fab Faux :: 2019.05.04

Words by Michael Grapel Photos by John Wisdom Last Saturday at 7:00PM the doors of The Cap opened welcoming diehard Beatles fans into the theater to see the Fab Faux. Anyone that is familiar with the all-star Beatles tribute band knows that they typically do a tour through a classic Beatles album, but this time there was a lot of Read More …

10 Things You Will Never Understand Until You Listen to the Grateful Dead’s 5/8/77 Cornell Show

Cornell 5/8/77 is a live album by the Grateful Dead that was recorded on May 8, 1977, at Barton Hall, Cornell University, in Ithaca, New York. On the anniversary of this legendary show, we’ve put together a list of things you’ll never understand unless you’ve turned on and tuned in to this classic show. 1. Hearing one of the most Read More …

12 Songs with Marvel References You Should Listen to Right Now

No matter what you’re doing this weekend, you probably won’t be able to avoid people talking about the Avengers: Endgame, the new Marvel superhero film. For music lovers and comic book buffs who can’t contain their excitement, we’ve put together a playlist of songs with some of the best Marvel character references. 1. Black Sabbath “Iron Man” On the contrary! Read More …

The 10 Grateful Dead References in Game of Thrones You Need in Preparation for the Final Season

It is no secret that George R.R. Martin is a huge fan of the Grateful Dead. Not only has he been spotted in Mexico during Dead & Company’s Playing in the Sand and in Chicago at Fare Thee Well back in 2015, but he even allegedly calls his home “Terrapin Station.” So it is no surprise that lyrics and references Read More …

12 Shows at The Cap to Celebrate Jack Casady’s 75th Birthday

Over the course of his almost 55-year long career, Jack Casady has established himself as one of the most influential bassists in the music world. From his beginnings with Jefferson Airplane to his success with celebrated blues group, Hot Tuna, Casady has remained a consistent presence and a powerhouse talent. A lot of this is due to his signature tonality, Read More …

Enter to Win the Ultimate Prize for Lettuce with John Scofield on 4/20

reCAP :: The Record Company :: The Capitol Theatre :: 2019.04.05

Words by Jordan Becker Photos by Geoff Tischman It was party night at The Cap on Friday, as a sold-out house celebrated The Peak’s (107.1 FM) 15th Birthday and honored its mission to bring “World Class Rock for New York’s Backyard.” The fun began with Peak DJs broadcasting from Garcia’s and delicious free food from Tarrytown’s Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse. Then Read More …

10 Songs You Didn’t Know Were Produced, Composed, or Written by Nile Rodgers

Nile Rodgers is a record producer, songwriter, musician, composer, arranger, and guitarist. As the co-founder of CHIC, he has written, produced, and performed on records that have cumulatively sold more than 500 million albums and 75 million singles worldwide. Rodgers has worked with everybody from Mick Jagger and David Bowie, to Madonna and Daft Punk. He has been inducted into Read More …

Introducing The MicroCap! Revolutionary New Ticketing Technology Coming Soon

Tired of missing out on tickets? Always forgetting your tickets at home? We’re excited to get you to the show without worry and hassle. Starting in May of 2019, The Cap will offer microchipped tickets! We’re staying ahead of the game with this groundbreaking new technology. The revolutionary microchip will be safely implanted in the user’s hand in the web Read More …

reCAP: Widespread Panic :: The Capitol Theatre :: 2019.03.22 – 2019.03.24

Words by Chad Berndtson Photos by Marc Millman, Andrew Scott Blackstein, and Dino Perrucci The great Widespread Panic picks its spots these days in a limited but still functional tour schedule, and it seemed only a matter of time before they’d set one of their now-customary multi-night stands here at the venerable Cap. But was this panoramic past Friday, Saturday Read More …

Sharing the Experience of Live Music with the Autism Community and Beyond

The Especially Everyone Ensemble comes to Garcia’s on Sunday, April 7 to share the uplifting experience of live music with people on the autism spectrum and those with other special needs. We had the chance to interview Peter Kozak who shared invaluable insights on the power of music and its healing effects on the soul, mind, and body. Here’s why Read More …

79 Memorable Moments with Phil Lesh at The Cap

Happy 79th Birthday, Phil Lesh! Thank you for filling our lives with joy, music, and happiness. As we celebrate 79 shows with you tonight, we’re looking back at 79 memorable moments. 1. November 15, 2012 Starting on this special day in Cap history, Phil Lesh marks his return to The Cap with a string of 4 shows from 11/15/12 – Read More …

reCAP :: The Marcus King Band :: 2019.03.08 :: The Capitol Theatre

Words by Ryan Hall Photos by Dino Perrucci and Andrew Scott Blackstein Imagine with me a musical smorgasbord. Take Stevie Wonder, Pink Floyd, The Allman Brothers Band, and the three Kings of the Blues (BB, Freddie, and Albert). Throw them all into a boiling vat of Southern soul. That’s exactly how you create the musical magic that is the Marcus Read More …

10 Explosive Shows by the Allman Brothers Band in New York

Formed in Jacksonville, Florida in 1969, the Allman Brothers are known for their musical experimentation that’s associated with the first wave of true Southern rock. Despite pioneering the Southern rock genre, the Allman Brothers have played some of their most iconic performances here in New York. Check out some of the band’s greatest shows in New York and don’t miss Read More …