Daryl Hall drops plans for outdoor stage at New York venue

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Posted: May 03, 2016 12:19 PM
Daryl Hall drops plans for outdoor stage at New York venue

PAWLING, N.Y. (AP) — Musician Daryl Hall of Hall and Oates has dropped plans to host outdoor concerts at his music venue and restaurant in upstate New York.

The Poughkeepsie Journal reports (http://pojonews.co/1NRZsZ4 ) the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer was unable to obtain the required approvals in time from the Dutchess County town of Pawling, on the Connecticut border, 65 miles north of New York City.

Hall's business, Daryl's House, had announced in February that it planned to build an outdoor stage on its lawn that could accommodate 1,000 concertgoers.

The club's marketing director says the future of the backyard stage is now uncertain.

More than a dozen concerts initially scheduled for the outdoor stage starting in late May will now be held at four different venues, including Daryl's House and concert halls in Poughkeepsie, Peekskill and New Haven, Connecticut.

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Information from: Poughkeepsie Journal, http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com