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Jay-Z To Perform At Re-Opening Of NYCs’ Newly Renovated Webster Hall

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Webster Hall is reopening, and with the solicited help of Jay-Z.

Jay-Z is going to perform “B-Sides 2” on the opening night of the iconic venue. Webster Hall was first opened in 1886, and shortly became a fixture in New York’s rich history. Primarily operating as a nightclub and concert venue, it soon grew to accommodate weddings, lectures, rallies, and other events.

The “Family Feud” artist will be reopening Webster Hall on April 26. And according to CNN, this is the first time Hov will have ever performed at the place since it’s a first grand opening.

Brett Yormark, chief executive officer of BSE Global, talked to media about the decision to lock down Jay-Z as the first opening act.

“When we were thinking about who would be the right choice to open this legendary venue, we knew it had to be a world-famous New York City icon. No one fits that description better than JAY-Z, who will join an unparalleled list of celebrated performers who have played Webster Hall.”

Jay-Z will also be in the presence of other artists performing at the venue. Just to name a few, people can expect additional acts from MGMT, Old Dominion, Sharon Van Etten, Empire of the Sun the same night.

Tickets will go on sale Friday.

Thoughts? Do you think Webster Hall will see a greater success after reopening? Share a comment below, explaining why or why not.

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