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So the kids they dance! ⚡️🌹 Shake Yer Bones in the latest @relixmag lot-style throwback gear! Our friends at #Relix have revived Steve Johannsen's iconic 1986 design for their limited edition "Shake Yer Bones" collection. Shop Now --> relix.com/throwback #gratefuldead #grateful #throwback #shakeyourbones
Last week, we lost a valued member of our music family. Joe Mango was a staple of the northeast music community for decades. He was a sound engineer, taper, promoter, philanthropist, and the definition of a gentleman. He made fast friends with every band and artist he ever worked with. Joe Mango will be missed and never forgotten. Our thoughts are with his family and all those that knew him. 💔🥭
There’s literally nothing like this feeling! 📸: @rohbehrs #musicislife #jrad #thecap
It was 50 years ago today... On August 8, 1970, Janis Joplin’s “Mercedes Benz” was written at Vahsen's, a bar in Port Chester, minutes from The Capitol Theatre. Joplin and her songwriting pal Bob Neuwirth, accompanied by actors Geraldine Page and Rip Torn, stopped for drinks before her Cap performance. Janis remembered a few words from a Michael McClure song, "Come on, God, and buy me a Mercedes Benz,” and after a few more drinks, she came up with the verses for “Mercedes Benz.” The words were written down on bar napkins with a ballpoint pen. That night, Janis declared that she would sing the new song. She introduced the song by saying, ”I'm going to do it Acapulco,” which was her funny way of saying “a cappella.” We are so grateful to celebrate the 50th anniversary of this moment in rock history. Janis was the Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll, and one of most extraordinary voices in history. She was a true musical trailblazer and her spirit is forever linked to our venue. Today we will sing, we will shout, we will cry up to the heavens, ‘Oh Lord, won't you buy me a Mercedes Benz?”
Raise your hand 🙋♂️if you’ve ever been blown away by the beautiful lobby of The Capitol Theatre.
Super stoked for a groovy 5PM Friday (Shappy Hour, anyone?!) dance party courtesy of @khruangbin and @relixmag! Wanna get down to some psychedelic summer vibes? Watch on Relix’s YouTube Channel or Facebook and join the band live by heading to the Zoom party at fans.com/khruangbin. Rock a fly outfit and channel your @lauraleezy for a chance to be featured in the stream! ✈️
MERCH SALE! ⚡️ Until AUG 9, all items in our store are marked at 78% the original price. Pick up limited edition posters, fine art photography by @scottharrisphoto, masks, accessories, and more, all discounted at 22% off. USE CODE: JERRY78 Ain't no place we'd rather be than with you at The Cap. Grab some new swag and represent your favorite venue. Shop at the link in our bio. #gratefuldead #jerrygarcia #happybirthdayjerry #thecap #thecapitoltheatre #capitoltheatre
You can’t compete with @bobweir’s workouts, but at least you’ll be enjoying the ride with this @onepeloton bike. Celebrate the 50th anniversary of @GratefulDead's Workingman's Dead and enter at the link in our bio for your chance to win. #peloton #gratefuldead #contest
Choose your adventure! ⬆️⬇️🌀 @AndyFrasco & The U.N. are heading to @cervantesmasterpiece for a 2-night interactive throwdown on FRI, AUG 21 + SAT, AUG 22! The band will play “Keep On Keepin' On” in its entirety for the first time ever, plus a selection of songs, guest sit-ins, and extracurricular activities that you decide on during each set. Get your tickets now at FANS.com💥 #andyfrasco #andyfrascoandtheun #fans #fansbeinthestream #co14ers #colorado14ers #kamulabs #beinthestream
Today is #SaveOurStages Day of Action, and New York’s live music scene needs your help. The time is NOW OR NEVER to raise your voices. Help us by calling on your representatives to support the Save Our Stages & RESTART Acts. Go to SaveOurStages.com before it’s too late!
Did you have your event cancelled? Are you looking to book your dream event in the most jaw-dropping location? We understand it's a stressful time right now and we're here to help! The Capitol Theatre’s doors are open for your next celebration. Email
and let us be part of your moment. 📸: @michaeljurick #events #specialevents #westchesternyevents #westchesternewyork #westchesterweddings
In honor of Jerry Garcia’s birthday week, we’ve decided to dedicate an engraved entryway tile in his memory. The tile will celebrate and preserve the Grateful Dead’s very first show at The Cap. Want the chance to have your tile placed next to Jerry’s? Get your Cap Family Tile now at the link in our bio. #grateful #jerrygarcia #gratefuldead
MERCH SALE! ⚡️ From AUG 1 - AUG 9, all items in our store are marked at 78% the original price. Pick up limited edition posters, fine art photography by @scottharrisphoto, masks, accessories, and more, all discounted at 22% off. USE CODE: JERRY78 Ain't no place we'd rather be than with you at The Cap. Until then, grab some new swag and represent your favorite venue. With your support. #TheCapWillBeBack. Shop at the link in our bio. #gratefuldead #jerrygarcia #happybirthdayjerry #thecap #thecapitoltheatre #capitoltheatre
Happy 78th birthday, Jerry Garcia! Jerry’s music decorated our lives with everlasting love and light. Let’s continue to carry his example into the world. It’s up to us to keep his spirit alive. We will survive.🌹🎸⚡️
It's only right when you're at The Cap to play a @GratefulDead cover! Come relive some incredible memories and make new ones tomorrow when @KEEN Presents Rock My Soul: A @JerryGarcia Birthday Celebration on @fansbelonghere. The 12-hour free livestream features artists that have played Peter Shapiro's Dayglo Presents venues, including @CapitolTheatre, @BrooklynBowl, @bbowlvegas, and @LOCKNFestival. Support @RexFoundation while you watch on https://fans.com #JerryGarcia #GratefulDead #beinthestream #fans #keen #rexfoundation
❤️ TONIGHT ❤️ Watch Mavis 80, A Newport Folk Revival celebrating @MavisStaples’s 80th Birthday w/ @JasonIsbell, @BrandiCarlile, @BenHarper, @TromboneShorty, @GraciePotter and more at 8:30PM ET! Tickets are onsale now only on FANS.COM #mavisstaples #newportfolk #jasonisbell #brandicarlile #benharper #tromboneshorty #gracepotter #phoebebridges #lucius #Joehenry #mward #dawes #thewarandtreaty #devamahal #christopherpaulstelling #fans
Happy birthday to living legend, Buddy Guy! 🎉 The blues guitar great turns 84 today. 🎸 If you’ve ever seen him live, you know he’s a life changing performer. No one can entertain a crowd like Buddy Guy! Long may he rock! 📸: Dino Perrucci
On SAT, AUG 2, @newportfolkfest debuts Our Voices Together, a new film offering a batch of never-before-seen sets by Brittany Howard, James Taylor, Julien Baker, Roger Waters, Tom Morello, Jason Isbell and more. Tune in to the premiere at 8:30PM ET on FANS.com #ourvoicestogether #newportfolk
Rest in Power to Malik B of the legendary Roots crew. We send our love and condolences to his family, friends, and fans. Thank you for forming one of the greatest hip hop groups of all time. 💔 #theroots #malikb #ripmalikb
Hey, man! Were you in this crowd? Today in 1973, over 600,000 descended upon Watkins Glen for Summer Jam featuring Allman Brothers Band, The Band, and the Grateful Dead.
Another legend gone too soon. 💔 Steve Levine aka Big Steve loved The Cap. As one of eight members of the “Loge Boys,” he only missed one Phil & Friends show (Mets World Series). He never missed a Bobby, Furthur, Elvis Costello, or JRAD show (and the list goes on and on). He even saw the Dead back in 1971 with Pig Pen. His large stature matched his big smile and even bigger heart. His Cap fam will miss him greatly. Four Winds, Big Steve.
Thank you for coming out to today’s blood drive and supporting our community! We are fully booked with 77 donors, which means 231 lives will be saved. You’re all rock stars! ❤️🐿❤️