On Friday, December 17th, Dayglo and RWE will present The Capitol Sessions: Songs from a Rock Palace That Impacted the World. The one-night-only event will see an eclectic lineup of musicians pay homage to The Capitol Theatre‘s halcyon days and the rock ‘n’ roll royalty that graced its stage in Port Chester, NY.

Two of the defining artists of that era will headline the all-star jam: singer, songwriter, and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Jackson Browne, as well as Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna guitarist/frontman Jorma Kaukonen. Alongside Browne and Kaukonen, The Capitol Sessions will have a slew of musicians on hand to pay tribute to the likes of Janis Joplin, Grateful DeadBonnie Raitt, Jefferson Airplane, The Chambers BrothersMountainThe Rolling StonesJoe CockerTrafficEric Clapton, and more.

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These musicians include Marco BeneventoJames Casey (Trey Anastasio Band), Lisa Fischer (Luther Vandross, The Rolling Stones), Amy Helm (Levon Helm), Connor Kennedy (Steely Dan, Amy Helm), Eric Krasno (Soulive, Lettuce), Tony Leone (Levon Helm, Chris Robinson Brotherhood), Grahame Lesh (Phil Lesh & Friends), Adam Minkoff (Zappa Plays Zappa, The Machine), Karina Rykman, and The War & Treaty. Furthermore, producer, arranger, songwriter, singer, and multi-instrumentalist Larry Campbell will curate the event alongside his musical partner and wife Teresa Williams.

Proceeds from the show will benefit HeadCount, a non-partisan advocacy organization that stages voter registration drives at more than 1,000 live events each year and collaborates with cultural leaders to promote civic engagement on a national scale.

“In addition to honoring some of the most influential artists who played the Capitol during its heyday, we’re proud to highlight the importance of voting rights and democracy,” said RWE co-founder Greg Williamson. “We’d like to extend our thanks to Peter Shapiro, Larry Campbell, and all of the talented artists who agreed to be a part of this benefit concert.”

Tickets for The Capitol Sessions: Songs from a Rock Palace That Impacted the World go on sale Friday, November 19th at 12 p.m. ET. Head here for tickets and more information.


Eric Krasno will also perform later this year at Denver Comes Alive on December 4th, 2021 at Denver, CO’s Mission Ballroom.

The thoughtfully curated event features nationally touring acts Tank and the BangasJudith HillDJ Logic, and Circles Around The Sun in addition to the debut of a new band, Ramble On Revival, featuring Oteil Burbridge (Dead & Company), guitarists Steve Kimock (Phil Lesh & Friends) and Eric Krasno (Soulive), keyboardist Holly Bowling (Ghost Light), drummer Jeff Sipe (Col. Bruce Hampton and the Aquarium Rescue Unit), saxophonist Skerik, and vocalist/trumpeter Jennifer Hartswick (Trey Anastasio Band). Tickets are on sale here.