NYC's Irving Plaza To Close This Summer For 'Dramatic' Renovation

Irving Plaza, one of New York City's most historic live venues, will close this summer to undergo a comprehensive multi-million dollar renovation.

The venue will be closed for eight months as the project updates and transforms it with numerous upgrades, Live Nation announced on Tuesday.

Irving Plaza has hosted some of the most legendary artists spanning all genres in music in its 150-year existence.

"We're thrilled to embark on a dramatic renovation of one of the world's most treasured music venues," said Live Nation Clubs & Theaters Executive Vice President Arich Berghammer in a statement. "When we unveil these experiential upgrades — both artists and fans will enjoy an unparalleled musical experience."

The renovations will make improvements to the venue's lobby, add bars on all levels and install a new downstairs VIP lounge. The mezzanine, too, will be remodeled to include a box-seating section, according to Live Nation.

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