The Capitol Theatre

Melvin Seals brought his talented band to the iconic Capitol Theatre on April 5, 2024 for two fiery sets of classic Jerry Garcia Band covers, and more. They were joined by saxophonist Ron Holloway. Psychedelic rockers One Eyed Jack provided their support.

Under the enchanting lights of the Capitol Theatre, Phil Lesh & Friends embarked on a journey that redefined the very essence of a live music experience. This wasn't merely a concert; it was a bridge between epochs, a melding of the Grateful Dead's storied past with glimpses of a boundless future. The lineup, starring Phil Lesh, Grahame Lesh, Amy Helm, Jason Crosby, Daniel Donato, and John Molo, didn't just perform—they created an aura of enchantment that enveloped everyone present.

In a theater not so far away, where the walls hum with the echoes of a thousand nights, a gathering of cosmic proportions unfolded beneath the watchful gaze of the ever-spinning disco ball. The Capitol Theatre, a vessel adrift in the sea of time, Port Chester, its current harbor, bore witness to the convergence of spirits old and new, as the Philharmonic Orchestra of the Grateful, under the baton of one Phil Lesh, celebrated the maestro's 84th passage around the sun.

Connecticut-based indie-jam quintet Goose is thrilled to announce their return to Port Chester, NY’s legendary venue, The Capitol Theatre, for four performances April 7th - 10th, 2024. These shows will mark the highly anticipated live debut of the Goose’s newest addition, drummer Cotter Ellis.

On November 10th, 1999, I attended my first ever Phil Lesh & Friends show at the New Haven Coliseum. The venue, affectionately known as 'the old barn,' was just off I-95 in lovely downtown New Haven, Connecticut. It also hosted my second Grateful Dead concert back in May 1978. The New Haven Coliseum did not age well and it was gone shortly after that show in 1999. A young lad, the 20-year-old Derek Trucks, was called in as an emergency fill-in guitarist, hired on the fly.

On Thursday, April 11, Rock The River is back at The Capitol Theatre to honor longtime supporters at the “original rock palace” and benefit Sunrise Day Camp-Pearl River! This year’s Sunrise Community Partner Award will be presented to The Capitol Theatre, Owner Peter Shapiro and General Manager Bruce Wheeler. The Sunrise Champion Award will be presented to The Capitol Theatre’s Head of Special Events Emily Schmalholz.

Orebolo returned to the Capitol Theatre on February 9, 2024, and continued the second of a three-night run with deconstructed Goose tunes. Smiles and joyful reunions were frequently seen amongst the fans in attendance, as many saw out-of-town friends for the first time since Goosemas in December.

Orebolo, the three-piece acoustic side project containing members from Goose, kicked off a three-night run at the storied Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY last Thursday, February 8th. This trio has come a long way since their debut at the Fred Festival as the AGOOSEtic trio, and continues to serve up stripped-down Goose songs as well as other favorites in a mellow environment.

Baltimore-based funk quartet Pigeons Playing Ping Pong delivered a show for the ages at a sold-out Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY on Saturday, February 3rd. The band, no strangers to the historic room, celebrated their # show at the venue in style and were joined on a handful of songs by virtuosic Berklee College of Music guitar instructor Tomo Fujita.

Joe Russo's Almost Dead returned to the famed Capitol Theatre on January 12, 2024, for another legendary run of their own, and their twenty-sixth show at the Port Chester, NY-based venue. Their clever interpretations of the Grateful Dead and other bands get better and better over time, and this show was no exception.

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