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  • 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 …

    September 26, 2016
    reCap :: Brian Fallon & The Crowes and Ryan Bingham :: 2016.09.23

    Words by Jon Chattman Photos by Geoff Tischman It was quite fitting that Brian Fallon and Ryan Bingham started their show at The Cap on Sept. 23 with a joint cover of Bruce Springsteen’s “Atlantic City.” The date marked the 67th birthday of “The Boss,” and more on point, it showcased two of the music world’s best Americana singer/songwriters saluting 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 …

    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 …