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EntertainmentJay-Z to Re-Open Webster Hall After Extensive Renovation

16:00  15 april  2019
16:00  15 april  2019 Source:   billboard.com

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Webster Hall , which opened in 1886 and has been everything from a ballroom to a recording studio for Frank Sinatra and Bob Dylan to the multi-floor nightclub and The artists for Webster Hall ’s grand reopening have not been announced. However, the venue released its regular schedule, starting on

Webster Hall 125 E. 11th St. New York, NY 10003.

Jay-Z to Re-Open Webster Hall After Extensive Renovation © Larry Busacca/PW18/Getty Images for Parkwood Entertainment Jay-Z

Jay-Z will help celebrate the reopening of New York's iconic Webster Hall on April 26 after the venue's recent extensive renovation. The rap legend's "B-Sides 2" show will be Jay's first time playing the venue in Manhattan's East Village that first opened in 1886. General public tickets for the gig, billed in a statement as aimed at "Day 1 fans," will go on sale on Friday (April 19) at 11 a.m. ET here.

A limited number of tickets will be available to American Express card members starting Thursday (April 18) at 10 a.m. through 10 p.m. ET. The renovation of the 133 year-old venue aims to "preserve the iconic features of the venue, while modernizing it to meet today's entertainment and guest experiences standards," according to a statement.

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Since closing in August of 2017 with an explosive show headlined by Action Bronson, the New York City Webster Hall venue has been under major renovation as it assumes new management. Now, the concert venue has announced that it will be arriving in Spring of 2019 after it's hiatus.

Webster Hall is a nightclub and concert venue located at 125 East 11th Street, between Third and Fourth Avenues, near Astor Place, in the East Village of Manhattan, New York City. Built in 1886, its current incarnation was opened by the Ballinger brothers in 1992.

“When we were thinking about who would be the right choice to open this legendary venue, we knew it had to be a world-famous New York City icon,” said Brett Yormark, CEO of BSE Global in the statement. “No one fits that description better than JAY-Z, who will join an unparalleled list of celebrated performers who have played Webster Hall.”

“The Bowery Presents formed in 2004 when we booked Sonic Youth at Webster Hall,” added John Moore, founder and partner at The Bowery Presents. “We are thrilled to return to our roots, New York City’s oldest music venue, to begin this storied new chapter for artists and fans alike.”

Other acts confirmed to preform at the re-opened venue over the next few months include: Dillon Francis, Patti Smith and Her Band, Rosalia, MGMT, Empire of the Sun, Sigrid, TroyBoi, Old Dominion, Sharon Van Etten, Broken Social Scene, Real Estate, Chromeo, Big Thief and more; click here for a full schedule of shows and events.

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If you've been to Webster Hall , it was the time of your life. It was hands down the best place for late-night dancing. It had a mini pizzeria right in the club. The venue closed in August of 2017 after Action Bronson headlined. "The venue was sold from the Ballinger Family to AEG and BSE after 27 years of

When the doors open in April at the renovated Webster Hall — the East Village club, once known as the Ritz, that was renowned for its mix of rock shows and raucous dance parties — music fans will find a revamped entryway and lounge, new bathrooms and upgraded acoustics.

“In renovating one of New York’s most historic and iconic venues, our goals were simple and straightforward; maintain the integrity of the space, modernize it to create an incredible concert experience for fans and performers, and book a dynamic mix of artists in music today,” said Jay Marciano, Chairman and CEO, AEG Presents in the statement. “Today’s announcement of JAY-Z to open Webster Hall, along with an eclectic line-up of artists throughout its opening month, achieves all of those goals positioning the venue to continue its success for decades to come.”

Check out the announcement of the Jay show below.

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