What is the history of Beacon Theater?
How much did it cost to renovate the Beacon Theatre?
- The company announced a planned $10 million renovation of the theater. In late September 1989, the Allman Brothers Band played four shows at the Beacon Theatre. They played 10 nights in spring 1992, and played from 8 to 19 shows each spring in the nineteen following years, except for in 2010, when the band could not play at the theatre.
What artists have had residencies at Beacon Theatre?
- Steely Dan has had many residencies at the theatre. Queen performed numerous concerts as part of their A Night at the Opera Tour in 1976. On 19 February 2009, it was at the Beacon that Leonard Cohen played his first American concert in fifteen years.
Does Madison Square Garden own Beacon Theater?
- The Madison Square Garden Company began operating the Beacon in 2006. In November 2006, the theater began a 20-year lease by Cablevision, which also leases Radio City Music Hall and owns Madison Square Garden. The company announced a planned $10 million renovation of the theater.
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