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 …

July 26, 2016
reCap :: Ryan Adams :: 2016.07.24

Words by Ryan MacLean Photos by Andrew Scott Blackstein One of the hallmarks of any truly great songwriter is unpredictability, and if anyone has rightfully earned the title of our generations most gloriously unpredictable songwriter its Ryan Adams. Fifteen years after releasing his debut solo masterpiece ‘Heartbreaker’ there aren’t many artists producing quality songs at the consistency and range of Read More …

July 21, 2016
Futurebirds are Deadheads in a Psychedelic Country Band

We spoke with Carter King from Psychedelic Country band Futurebirds from Athens, Georgia. These guys will be all over the country on their current tour, and their next stop is here at Garcia’s this Friday, July 22nd. We cover everything from their biggest influences to what kind of birds they think they are. Grab a ticket and come experience a Read More …

July 19, 2016
reCap :: Janes Addiction w/ Dinosaur Jr :: 2016.07.17

Words by Ryan MacLean Photos by Marc Millman Jane’s Addiction and Dinosaur Jr may have seemed like an unlikely pairing at first. At the end of the day however they were both instrumental in breaking alternative rock out of obscurity in the late 80s. Needless to say these bands joining forces created the ultimate bill for anyone who appreciates the Read More …

July 18, 2016
reCap :: Dawes :: 2016.07.13

Words by Kaitlyn Bush Photos by Dino Perrucci There’s something timeless about Dawes. Their music sounds like it’s always been there, and hopefully for us, it will always be around. Dawes last played The Cap back in 2012, and they made a very welcome return on July 13th to a packed and enthusiastic crowd. Dawes eased into their set with Read More …

July 12, 2016
reCAP :: Dweezil Zappa :: 2016.07.08

Words by Jordan Mendelson Photos by Chad Anderson I was blown away when Dweezil Zappa rolled into Port Chester on Friday July 8th to perform “Whatever The F@%k He Wants.” Despite several name changes and family drama concerning the ongoing battle with The Zappa Family Trust, Dweezil took the stage last Friday and proved to a nearly sold-out Capitol Theatre Read More …

July 11, 2016
reCAP :: Bill Maher :: 2016.07.09

The Capitol Theatre is well known for presenting impressive musical acts, particularly in the jam arena, but it also books other varied offerings including top notch comedians. On July 9th, 2016 the iconic venue shared a sold-out evening of endless laughs delivered by controversial political comic Bill Maher.
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