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Bob Dylan to Headline First Show at PC Capitol Theatre

Show set for Sept. 4; tickets $65.

Bob Dylan is coming back to Port Chester.

The Capitol Theatre says today that the legendary musician will headline the first show at the refurbished concert venue when it re-opens on Sept. 4.

Dylan's web site also notes the show date, with tickets going on sale on Aug. 17. There's also a pre-sale ticket opportunity through Dylan's web site starting Aug. 13.

In the past, Dylan has used the Capitol for rehearsal space.

The theater is undergoing a multi-million renovation designed to bring it back to life. A has already been announced.

"It's a great gift for the Capitol Theatre and fans of live music," said music entrepreneur Peter Shapiro, who's leading the Capitol's revival. "It's going to give the theatre a lot of positive momentum from the beginning, and I think that is something that will benefit all of the shows that come after September 4th."

Tickets for Bob Dylan and his band will go on sale Friday, August 17th at 10AM.  Tickets will be available at ticketfly.com or 877-4-FLY-TIX (435-9849). Admission to the show is 18+.

Confirmed Shows at the Capitol Theatre:

9/4/12 Bob Dylan And His Band

9/7/12 The Roots/Bob Weir solo (A Benefit for HeadCount) (followed by DJ ?uestlove's Cap Train Party)

9/8/12 Hugh Laurie with The Copper Bottom Band

9/9/12 Buddy Guy & Jonny Lang

9/14/12 The Roots/Dirty Dozen Brass Band (followed by DJ ?uestlove's Cap Train Party)

9/15/12 Big Gigantic

9/19/12 J Geils Band

9/21/12 The Roots/Karl Denson's Tiny Universe (followed by DJ ?uestlove's Cap Train Party)

9/22/12 Kenny Wayne Shepherd & Robert Cray

9/25/12 Dirty Projectors

9/27/12 David Gray

9/28/12 The Roots (followed by DJ ?uestlove's Cap Train Party)

10/3/12 Regina Spektor

10/6/12 Galactic

10/9/12 Ben Folds Five

10/10/12 Fiona Apple

10/11/12 Warren Haynes Weekend

10/12/12 Warren Haynes Weekend

10/13/12 Blues Traveler/Spin Doctors

10/17/12 Umphrey's McGee

10/20/12 Psychedelic Furs w/ The Lemonheads feat. Juliana Hatfield

10/25/12 Al Green

10/27/12 Indigo Girls with full band

11/8/12 Lyle Lovett and His Acoustic Group

11/9/12 moe.

11/10/12 Justin Townes Earle

11/20/12 Ray LaMontagne

11/23/12 Strangefolk

11/24/12 Strangefolk

11/27/12 The Moody Blues

11/28/12 The Moody Blues

12/27/12 My Morning Jacket

12/28/12 My Morning Jacket

12/29/12 My Morning Jacket

12/30/12 Steve Miller Band

12/31/12 Steve Miller Band

1/11/13 Roger Hodgson of Supertramp

1/18/13 Guster

2/2/13 Citizen Cope

4/13/13 Herbie Hancock

"It's a great gift for the Capitol Theatre and fans of live music," says music entrepreneur Peter Shapiro (Brooklyn Bowl, Wetlands, U23D, Relix), who's helming the theatre's revival. "It's going to give the theatre a lot of positive momentum from the beginning, and I think that is something that will benefit all of the shows that come after September 4th."

Tickets for Bob Dylan and his band will go on sale Friday, Aug. 17 at 10 a.m. Tickets will be available at ticketfly.com or 877-4-FLY-TIX (435-9849). Admission to the show is 18+.

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