Upper West Side
Not yet rated
Time Out says
Thu Mar 29 2012
Resplendently restored, this spacious former vaudeville theater hosts a variety of popular acts, from Emmylou Harris to ZZ Top; once a year, the Allman Brothers take over for a lengthy residency. While the vastness can be daunting to performers and audience alike, the baroque, gilded interior and uptown location make you feel as though you’re having a real night out on the town.
What's on at Beacon Theatre
Blues, Roots & Country
Contemporary country favorite Dierks Bentley startled fans with last year's Up on the Ridge, an entirely acoustic album that left behind the big, stadium-rocking sound he'd previously endorsed. To judge by the first few singles on Home, a new Bentley...
Rock & roll
Toast the new year with Warren Haynes's regular gig, when he’s not strumming for the Allman Brothers or various members of the Grateful Dead. You'll be grooving with aging ex-hippies and drunken undergraduates shut out of Phish alike—and everyone will...
Holiday Cheer for 'FUV Benefit Concert: Calexico + Iron & Wine + Nick Lowe + Kathleen Edwards + Glen Hansard and more
- Critics' pick
Tucson's Calexico brings its dusty cinematic pop to town, playing as house band at this annual festive concert for public-radio station WFUV. They'll be joined by special guests including Sam Beam's Iron & Wine; plus cult Brit rocker Nick Lowe; Frames...
Jazz & Experimental, Alternative rock, Pop
- Critics' pick
The chirpy-voiced pop belter returns to the Beacon with another all-star benefit for her True Colors Fund, which assists homeless LGBT youth. Joining her onstage this year: Pink, Josh Groban, Susan Sarandon, Nelly Furtado, the Indigo Girls, the Hives,...