JAY-Z To Kick Off Renovated Webster Hall With 2nd Album Cut Concert

According to Variety , after nearly two years, the historic musical landmark announced it is re-opening on Friday, (April 26) with JAY-Z booked as the opening act for a rare gig titled “B-Sides 2.”

Having performed the first exclusive “B-Sides” concert at Terminal 5 in New York for TIDAL subscribers back in 2015, JAY-Z will reprise the show for his first-ever appearance at the newly renovated space, which has operated as a venue since 1886.

According to Jay Marciano, Chairman and CEO, AEG Presents, the goals of renovations were, “simple and straightforward.”

“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,” Marciano told Variety.

“No one fits that description better than JAY-Z, who will join an unparalleled list of celebrated performers who have played Webster Hall,” Yorkman said.

Upcoming notable acts to hit the East Village venue include, MGMT, Chromeo, Vampire Weekend, and Rosalía, to name a few.

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