Dozens of artists, including Robert Plant, Foreigner and David Crosby, will be featured on a livestream this weekend celebrating the eighth anniversary of the reopening of The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York.
The 12-hour online event, which will feature a mixture of archival footage, live performances and special appearances, kicks off this Saturday, September 12, at 1 p.m. ET. You can watch via the streaming site Fans.com.
Other artists featured on the stream include The Grateful Dead‘s Bob Weir and Phil Lesh, The Black Crowes, Hot Tuna, ex-Allman Brothers Band singer/guitarist Warren Haynes, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Trey Anastasio Band, Widespread Panic, Big Head Todd and the Monsters and many more.
The Led Zeppelin singer will be featured performing with his current backing band The Sensational Shape Shifters; Crosby will be accompanied by his side group The Lighthouse Band; Weir will be joined by Haynes, Grace Potter and late Rolling Stones touring sax player Bobby Keys; and Lesh will be shown playing with a collective of musical friends.
A portion of the proceeds raised will benefit NIVA, which supports independent music venues amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Capitol Theatre first opened as a concert hall in the ’70s, and continued to hold shows off and on during the ’80s and ’90s. It was renovated and reopened in September 2012.
By Josh Johnson and Matt Friedlander
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