The Beacon Theatre is a 2,894-seat, three-tiered theatre that opened in 1929 as a movie palace for motion pictures and vaudeville acts. Today it is under the management of the Madison Square Garden Company which also owns/manages Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and The Forum.
Many great acts have graced the stage of the Beacon which is known for its superior acoustics, including the Grateful Dead which played numerous concerts here in 1976.
In September of 1989, the Allman Brothers Band played four shows here. They also played 10 nights in spring 1992, and played from 8 to 19 shows each spring for the next 19 years, with the exception of 2010 when the band could not play at the theatre due to an extended run of a new Cirque du Soleil show.
Allman Brothers Discography:
1969 – The Allman Brothers Band
1970 – Idlewild South
1971 – At Fillmore East (Live)
1972 – Eat a Peach (Part live)
1973 – Brothers and Sisters
1975 – Win, Lose or Draw
1976 – Wipe the Windows, Check the Oil, Dollar Gas (Live)
1979 – Enlightened Rogues
1980 – Reach for the Sky
1981 – Brothers of the Road
1990 – Seven Turns
1991 – Shades of Two Worlds
1992 – An Evening with the Allman Brothers Band: First Set (Live)
1994 – Where It All Begins
1995 – An Evening with the Allman Brothers Band: 2nd Set (Live)
2000 – Peakin’ at the Beacon (Live)
2003 – Hittin’ the Note
2004 – One Way Out (Live)
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