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  • September 17, 2019
    reCAP :: Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit :: 2019.09.14

    Words by Jordan Becker Photos by Geoff Tischman It is probably a fool’s errand to try to choose the best Americana artist working today, but I’m going to go with Jason Isbell (and his great band, the 400 Unit), and I think that Saturday night’s show at the Cap proved my point. And it isn’t only those of us in Read More …

    September 16, 2019
    Win a Pair of Tickets + Merch Pack to Easy Rider Live
    September 4, 2019
    Read Peter Shapiro’s Speech from The Cap’s Opening Night in 2012

    Welcome to The Capitol Theatre! It’s been a long strange trip and for me it began at a Grateful Dead show at Rosemont Horizon in Chicago on March 11, 1993. Everyone laughs when they hear that, but it’s a true story, the details of which are probably best saved for a more… intimate environment. (Although it was “The Ken Nordine Read More …

    August 21, 2019
    reCAP :: Hot Tuna :: 2019.08.16

    Words by Jordan Becker Photos by Geoff Tischman 50 years and a day before they stepped on The Cap stage, Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady were scheduled to close out the second day of music at Woodstock as the lead guitarist and bass player for Jefferson Airplane. But various delays kept them from playing until early the next morning, and Read More …

    August 10, 2019
    reCAP :: My Morning Jacket :: 2019.08.09

    Words by Chad Berndtson Photos by Andrew Blackstein When you’re a modern-legendary rock band playing minimal live dates, your audience is a thirsty beast in need of serious slaking. And when one of only four dates you’re planning in the span of a single year is a serious underplay, well, the stakes get higher, and the thirst gets thirstier. But Read More …

    July 11, 2019
    The Capitol Theatre + Lagunitas Are Giving Away Tickets to Slash on WED, JUL 31
    June 26, 2019
    The Capitol Theatre + Lagunitas Are Giving Away Tickets to Almost Queen w/ Black Dog on SAT, JUL 20
    June 24, 2019
    Alex Cano Dives Deep Into His New LP, Every Rise of the Sun and Playing Pleasantville Music Festival

    Alex Cano is a Folk/Alt-rock solo artist born and raised in the Hudson Valley, NY, currently residing in Tarrytown. As part of our Road to Pleasantville series, we are hosting Cano’s album release party for his debut LP, Every Rise of the Sun on Tuesday, June 25 with The Bluechips and Dan Zlotnick. We caught up with Cano in anticipation Read More …

    June 20, 2019
    Papa Mali Digs Into His Roots, Seeing George Porter Jr. for the First Time, and Playing with Bobby Vega

    With over four decades of touring and recording experience, acclaimed NOLA guitarist and producer Papa Mali and Bay Area bassist extraordinaire Bobby Vega have teamed up to explore the minimalist possibilities of string music. In anticipation of these virtuosos gracing our stage, we caught up with Papa Mali and learned about his history with 7 Walkers alongside Bill Kreutzman, George Read More …

    June 13, 2019
    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 …