October 20, 2016
reCAP :: Squeeze w/ The English Beat :: 2016.10.15

On Saturday, October 15th, we were brought back to the 80’s with a sold-out performance by New Wave pioneers: Squeeze.
Since forming in the UK in 1973, Squeeze has undergone a plethora of line-up changes, but the genius songwriting partnership of Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook still lead the team on the 2016 tour.
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Photos :: Coheed & Cambria w/ Saves The Day + Polyphia :: 2016.10.14

Coheed & Cambria’s prog-rock mastery left The Cap speechless on October 14 . Here are a few photo selects from their performance.
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October 17, 2016
reCAP :: Joan Baez :: 2016.10.13

You could tell this was a momentous occasion. Perhaps one of the last times Baez will be on tour. It seemed like the whole theater was excited to be there, excited to see her, and the memories were filled within the venue.
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October 16, 2016
5 Reasons Bob Weir is a Real Life Cowboy

Happy Birthday, Bob Weir! To honor your life as a true American hero, and to celebrate your new album Blue Mountain, we’ve wrangled up a few of our favorite reasons why we think you’re a fearless cowboy, ridin’ hard on the dusty trail of life. We tip our hat to you, Cowboy! 1. Bob Weir always comes locked and loaded Read More …

October 13, 2016
6 of the Most Standout Toots Hibbert Collaborations

Toots Hibbert of Toots and the Maytals is easily one of the most celebrated reggae artists in history. Rolling Stone magazine marked him one of their 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time, along with artists like Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, and Sam Cooke. An icon whose innovation has shaped every aspect of Jamaican music, we now live in a world Read More …

August 18, 2016
The Cap Celebrates Turning the Big 90 with Fan Messages and Memories

The Capitol Theatre, designed by famed architect Thomas Lamb, first opened its doors on Wednesday, August 18, 1926. Port Chester residents praised The Cap for its decorative beauty and luxurious comfort, and The Capitol Theatre became a place where memories were made and history was written. 90 years, cheers, and memories later, we’re honored to still be a place where Read More …

August 15, 2016
reCap :: Stella Blue’s Band w/ Melvin Seals :: 2016.08.07

Words by Gary Blicksilver Photos by Geoff Tischman So heading up on a northbound train from Brooklyn to Port Chester, I had but one reoccurring thought – what was Stella Blue’s Band (SBB) accompanied by Melvin Seals, going to play this evening? For sure, this was to be a special show, one taking place within what some refer to as Read More …

reCap :: YES :: 2016.08.12

Words by Meredith Berke Photos by Geoff Tischman Yes, YES brought it to The Capitol Theatre. We started with a touching tribute to Chris Squire, the Yes bass player who passed away last year from leukemia. There were images of Squire throughout the years showing that Squire is with us in spirit, and he also wanted Yes to continue on. Read More …

August 1, 2016
This is Why Phoenix Tree is Danbury’s Most Exciting Jamband

Phoenix Tree is celebrating their 10th year as “Danbury’s Original Jamband.” In anticipation of their upcoming performance at Garcia’s on Thursday, August 4, we sat down with the band to discuss their past, present, and what the future holds. 1. On your website you talk about how your band’s name came from a contest to pick two words from 30 Read More …

Don’t Tell Us This Town Ain’t Got No Heart: The True Adventures of Little Jerry Garcia

Today we celebrate the birthday of Jerry Garcia, one of the most beloved musicians of all time. Jerry Garcia would have turned 74 today and although he is no longer with us, the spirit, music, and joy he brought to our community has never left. During 1970 – 1971, the Grateful Dead conjured 18 magical shows at The Cap that Read More …