Monday, August 7, 2017
Webster Hall ending its current run with Action Bronson on Thursday night
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Webster Hall this morning announced the headliner for its last night in business on Thursday — the Queens-based rapper Action Bronson...
As previously reported, Brooklyn Sports and Entertainment, along with AEG-backed The Bowery Presents, teamed up to buy the building for $35 million.
After Thursday night, the landmarked building on 11th Street between Third Avenue and Fourth Avenue will be closed for an undisclosed period of time (likely between 18 to 24 months) for renovations and conversion to a music-only venue. (There will no longer be any club nights here, per various reports.)
In closing out the current iteration of Webster Hall, management booked surprise shows with Nine Inch Nails on July 31 and, for the last club night this past Saturday, Skrillex...
The Ballinger family has owned and operated Webster Hall since 1989.
The building first opened in 1886.