Look Inside the Renovated Irving Plaza Ahead of New York Venue’s Reopening in August

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Irving Plaza, the long-running and newly renovated New York venue, is back in business with 40 new concerts on its schedule, including a grand reopening with Ashley McBryde kicking things off on Aug. 17; the full initial lineup, which stretches into next May, appears below.

Upcoming shows slated for fall include Noah Cyrus, Guided by Voices, the Lemonheads, Ben Folds, Lovelytheband, The Record Company, Jesse McCartney, Lagwagon, Armor For Sleep, and more.

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The concert hall closed for renovations in 2019, undergoing a multi-million dollar transformation that still maintains its 19th century “charms,” according to a press release. Irving Plaza will host 1,200 fans with improved sightlines, sound/lights and production. The improvements also include an upscale VIP Lounge with private bar and balcony level boxes that offer unobstructed views of the stage.

New comforts for the artists include two fully renovated balcony-level dressing rooms featuring direct stage access and an adjacent green room with a private bathroom and amenities. The expanded lobby and bar area provide a new space for multifunctional use, including artist merchandise, meet and greets, or for individually curated events.

“We are excited to reveal our grand reopening series of shows and look forward to reopening our doors and bringing live music back to New York City. It will be great to finally be able to reconnect music fans with their favorite artists, especially here in this beautifully restored room,” said Geoff Gordon, Regional President, Live Nation, which operates the venue.

Presale tickets for a number of shows go on sale this week on Ticketmaster, including Ashley McBryde, Noah Cryus, Guided By Voices, Ben Folds and Jesse McCartney.

The forthcoming lineup for Irving Plaza appears below:

Aug. 17 – Ashley McBryde
Sept. 10 – Guided By Voices
Sept. 12 – Ben Folds
Sept. 11 – Colter Wall
Sept. 16 – J.I.
Sept. 20 – Middle Kids
Oct. 3 – Andy Mineo
Oct. 8 – The Struts
Oct. 10 – The Black Dahlia Murder
Oct. 15 – Lotus
Oct. 17 -Toadies & Rev Horton Heat
Oct. 19 – Kevin Gates
Oct. 21 – State Champs
Oct. 24 – Princess Nokia (Governors Ball Presents)
Oct. 25 – The Record Company
Oct. 30 – City Morgue
Nov. 5 – Armor for Sleep
Nov. 6 – JP Saxe
Nov. 10 – Ruston Kelly
Nov. 11 – Elder Island
Nov. 13 – Pouya
Nov. 15 – Jesse McCartney
Nov. 19 – Jelly Roll
Nov. 21 – Envy On The Coast
Nov. 23 – The Lemonheads
Dec. 1 – lovelytheband & Sir Sly
Dec. 10 – Juice
Dec. 18 – The Slackers
Dec. 19 – Lagwagon
Dec. 30 and Dec. 31 – Ripe
Feb. 2 – Mother Mother
Feb. 17 – K. Flay
Feb. 25 – The Jungle Giants
March 10 – INHALER
March 11 – Knuckle Puck
March 18 – Relient K
April 2 – Moonchild
May 10 – Haken & Symphony X
May 21 – The Dead South

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