After much speculation as to which artist would help reopen the doors of the historic Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY, it has been confirmed that Bob Dylan will be doing the honors.  Though the theatre is quite smaller than the venues Dylan typically plays, the icon has used the space for tour rehearsals and practices in years past. announced that tickets to this special performance will go on sale August 17 at 10:00am EDT, with pre-sale tickets available through Dylan’s site on August 13 at 10:00am EDT.

The upcoming show schedule for the Capitol Theatre boasts some amazing talent, and music from all over the spectrum.  Upcoming acts include:  Bob Weir/The Roots (A Benefit for HeadCount), Buddy Guy & Johnny Lang, Big Gigantic, Dirty Projectors, Ben Folds Five, A Warren Haynes Weekend, Strangefolk, My Morning Jacket, and many more.

The Capitol Theatre 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