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  • December 12, 2016
    reCAP :: Bon Iver :: 2016.12.09

    From the start of the very first song “22 (OVER S∞∞N) to the encore ender “The Wolves (Act I and II),” the energy level at The Capitol Theatre on Dec. 9 was at a continual fever pitch.
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    December 6, 2016
    5 Pictures That Explain What Jason Hann is Really Thinking About

    Happy Birthday, Jason Hann! It’s rare to see String Cheese Incident percussionist Jason Hann without a look of purpose, determination, enjoyment, and downright happiness on his face. Hann always has a big grin as he thinks about… well… WHAT is he really thinking about? 1. Kyle Hollingsworth’s hat This hat is just fabulous. See this hat. Know this hat. Remember Read More …

    December 5, 2016
    reCAP :: moe. :: 2016.12.03

    Upstate Jamband stalwarts moe. returned to The Capitol Theater over the weekend, booked as A Famoe.ly Holiday Concert. Needing no introduction to Cap fans nor to New York or northeast live music fans, the weekend performance included a Sunday afternoon brunch set at Garcia’s that sold out well in advance.
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    November 28, 2016
    reCAP :: the Complete Last Waltz :: 2016.11.23

    Forty years after The Band bid farewell to life on the road with a sensational concert on Thanksgiving eve in the Winterland, a talented cast of musicians gathered in Port Chester to recreate The Last Waltz in its entirety.
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    reCAP :: Ween :: 2016.11.27

    Words by Kelley Lauginiger Photos by Geoff Tischman Last night we witnessed history as Ween took a bow, closing out the final live show of their comeback year at The Cap. In the year of 2016 replete with so much overall loss, especially in the music world, the Boognish has been reborn and is thriving like a pulsating Beacon Light. Read More …

    November 27, 2016
    reCAP :: Ween :: 2016.11.26

    Words by Kelley Lauginiger Photos by Andrew Scott Blackstein Great rock bands have a distinct ability to make fans feel that each show is the best show they’ve ever seen them perform. Leaving the venue, and into the wee hours, they bond with buddies gushing, “How could they ever top THAT setlist?” only to do it again tomorrow, still in Read More …

    reCAP :: Ween :: 2016.11.25

    Words by Chad Berndtson Photos by Marc Millman It wouldn’t be Ween if it weren’t slightly bizarre, slightly messy, hinting at ramshackle but actually well-constructed, and all intense. And the first night of the band’s Thanksgiving weekend stand was all of that, and then some. In typical Ween fashion, the band drew generously from nine different studio albums — songs Read More …

    November 17, 2016
    10 Ways to Host an Amazing Music-Themed Friendsgiving

    Live music brings people together unlike anything else. As live music lovers, by now, you probably have some friends who feel like your actual family. With Thanksgiving around the corner, we thought this would be a good time to gather your tribe around the table and host a music-themed Friendsgiving! 1. Plan ahead and prepare Start a Facebook event group Read More …

    November 14, 2016
    reCAP :: Big Gigantic w/ Illenium + Gibbz :: 2016.11.12

    The average EDM show has a lot of givens. The clear expectations like heavy bass, drum machines and crowd moving drops are usually present, however Saturday night’s show at The Cap with Gibbz, Illenium and headliner Big Gigantic all exceeded the requirements of the average EDM performance.
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    November 9, 2016
    reCAP :: Indigo Girls w/ Becky Warren :: 2016.11.03

    Amy Ray and Emily Saliers soon took the stage with grace and conviction. Contrary to some of their past tours, there were no accompanying musicians with them. Just two women, a sold-out concert hall, and dozens of stringed instruments being swapped in and out in between songs.
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