Webster Hall is again: See the primary exhibits introduced for 2019
Webster Hall closed for renovations in August 2017 with a ultimate closing set from Skrillex. It was the right ship off, however one which made followers of the legendary venue nervous for its future.
Now owned by AEG Presents and Brooklyn Sports and Entertainment, Webster Hall is formally opening its doorways once more on May 1 with a present from Patti Smith. An preliminary lineup announcement for the venue, for May by means of November, was made this morning, and we’ll say one factor — it’s positively various.
The lineup consists of:
- Chromeo [Live],
- Empire of the Sun,
- Emo Nite LA,
- And extra.
However, numerous followers of the outdated Webster aren’t impressed, calling it Manhattan’s reply to Brooklyn Steel. As of proper now, the bass and home music contingency isn’t represented in any respect, and there’s no phrase concerning the bassment returning, both.
That doesn’t imply it may well’t nonetheless return to its former glory. The introduced exhibits are nonetheless spaced fairly far aside, leaving loads of room for different artists to get booked.
In an announcement, companions at Bowery Presents John Moore and Jim Glancy mentioned, “As we honor the wealthy historical past this venue holds with followers and artists alike, we're excited to start this new chapter with artists that we love and respect.”
For now, you'll be able to see dates of exhibits at Webster Hall’s website, and see the announcement beneath.
— Webster Hall (@WebsterHall) February 21, 2019