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Published: 2012/08/10

Bob Dylan to Reopen Port Chester’s Capitol Theatre

Bob Dylan will officially reopen Port Chester, NY’s Capitol Theatre . The legendary singer/songwriter will play the first show under the venue’s new management on September 4. With a capacity of only 1,800, this is one of the smallest shows Dylan has played in recent memory. has announced that tickets to the performance will go onsale on August 17 at 10:00am EDT. Pre-Sale tickets will be available through Dylan’s site on August 13 at 10:00am EDT.

Though this is Dylan’s first known performance at the historic theater, he has used the Cap to practice for upcoming tours in recent years. He is one of several artists who have used the space for rehearsals since the venue stopped hosting live music on a regular basis in 1998. As previously reported, the venue’s grand reopening schedule includes performances by The Roots, Bob Weir, My Morning Jacket, Blues Traveler, Spin Doctors, moe., Umphrey’s McGee, Steve Miller Band, Guster, Herbie Hancock, Dirty Projectors and many others. The Cap will confirm additional shows in the coming weeks.

The Capitol Theatre Performance Schedule

09/4 Bob Dylan
09/7 The Roots/Bob Weir solo (A Benefit for HeadCount)
09/8 Hugh Laurie with The Copper Bottom Band
09/9 Buddy Guy & Jonny Lang
09/14 The Roots/Dirty Dozen Brass Band
09/15 Big Gigantic
09/19 J Geils Band
09/21 The Roots/Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe
09/22 Kenny Wayne Shepherd & Robert Cray
09/25 Dirty Projectors
09/27 David Gray
09/28 The Roots
10/03 Regina Spektor
10/06 Galactic
10/09 Ben Folds Five
10/10 Fiona Apple
10/11 Warren Haynes Weekend
10/12 Warren Haynes Weekend
10/13 Blues Traveler/Spin Doctors
10/17 Umphrey’s McGee
10/20 Psychedelic Furs w/ The Lemonheads feat. Juliana Hatfield
10/25 Al Green
10/27 Indigo Girls with full band
11/08 Lyle Lovett and His Acoustic Group
11/09 moe.
11/10 Justin Townes Earle
11/20 Ray LaMontagne
11/23 Strangefolk
11/24 Strangefolk
11/27 The Moody Blues
11/28 The Moody Blues
12/27 My Morning Jacket
12/28 My Morning Jacket
12/29 My Morning Jacket
12/30 Steve Miller Band
12/31 Steve Miller Band
01/11/ Roger Hodgson of Supertramp
01/18 Guster
02/02/ Citizen Cope
04/13 Herbie Hancock

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