MGMT To Headline Opening Night At New Times Square Live Music Venue, Sony Hall

first_imgToday, Sony Hall, the imminently-opening new 1,000-capacity music venue in New York’s Times Square, announced that synth-pop duo MGMT will headline their opening night festivities on Tuesday, March 27th.  The Sony Hall opening will mark MGMT’s 4th New York performance in as many days, following a date at Kings Theatre on March 24th and a pair of shows at Brooklyn Steel on March 25th and 26th.“MGMT is the ideal Band to open Sony Hall,” said Steven Bensusan President, Blue Note Entertainment Group in a press release, “They embody the overall experience we plan to offer at Sony Hall.”Early this year, Sony Corporation and Blue Note Media Group announced that they would open a the brand new live music venue as part of a larger co-sponsorship agreement that will also make Sony the sponsor of the Blue Note Jazz Festival, hosted each June in New York, in addition to further plans yet to be announced.Located in the heart of New York’s Theater District at 235 W. 46th St at the Paramount Hotel (in the space previously occupied by the Diamond Horseshoe), Sony Hall will be owned, operated and programmed by Blue Note. The new venue will present world-renowned performing artists from across all music genres. The new venue will accommodate 500 seated and 1,000 standing, and will feature a full-service restaurant and bar. Of course, Sony Hall will be outfitted with top-of-the-line Sony technologies, integrated throughout the 12,000 square-foot venue to deliver enhanced entertainment experiences to fans.The Sony Hall opening night festivities are already sold out, but you have the option of adding your name to a waiting list here in case spots open up closer to the date of the show. Whether or not you make it in for the venue’s opening night, you can look forward to seeing a wide swath of different fantastic performers once Sony Hall has officially opened for business.The full list of shows on the Sony Hall schedule will be revealed in the coming days. For more information on New York City’s new Sony Hall, head to the venue website.For a full list of MGMT’s upcoming tour dates, hit their website.[H/T – Timeout]last_img read more