The Tarrytown Music Hall brings top concerts and other music events to Westchester County.
Bjorn Olsson is the executive director of the Tarrytown Music Hall. "There’s just so much history and life in these old walls," he said of the theater. (Oct. 18, 2012)
The Tarrytown Music Hall is more than a century old. In 1885, chocolate mogul William Wallace chose a hilly part of Tarrytown’s Main Street to build the 2 1/2-story brick-and-stucco structure in the Queen Anne architectural style. Among the event venue’s first patrons were members of the Rockefeller and Vanderbilt families. (Oct. 18, 2012)
The box office at the Tarrytown Music Hall. Best known as a concert venue, the Music Hall in recent decades has showcased recognizable rock acts (Levon Helm, Fountains of Wayne, the Fab Faux), singer-songwriters (Ingrid Michaelson, Marc Cohn, Ani DiFranco) and R&B stars (Dionne Warwick, Smokey Robinson, Keb’ Mo’). (Oct. 18, 2012)
The inside of Tarrytown Music Hall, which has a capacity of 843. (Oct. 18, 2012)
A view from the balcony of the Tarrytown Music Hall. The Friends of the Mozartina Musical Arts nonprofit group bought the venue on Valentine’s Day of 1980 after village officials considered knocking it down and turning it into a parking lot. (Oct. 18, 2012)
In addition to Bjorn Olsson, the executive director, the Tarrytown Music Hall also has full-time employees, freelancers and more than 200 volunteers. (Oct. 18, 2012)
“There’s a soul, there’s a history,” Bjorn Olsson said of the venue. “It’s been here long enough that it’s shot roots into its community. This could not be [just] any theater; this is the Tarrytown Music Hall.” (Oct. 18, 2012)