SIMON AND GARFUNKEL Reunite for NYC's Beacon Theater Grand Re-Opening

Posted by Michael Mueller on February 16, 2009 at 10:36 AM

Following a seven-month renovation, New York City's renowned Beacon Theater celebrated its grand re-opening this past Thursday night in star-studded fashion. Guests including Paul McCartney, Jon Bon Jovi, and NYC mayor Michael Bloomberg turned out to watch Paul Simon play the inaugural gig, but were then treated to a surprise reunion with Art Garfunkel.

Simon and Garfunkel performed "The Sound of Silence," "The Boxer," and "Old Friends," marking just their third appearance together since concluding a 2004 reunion tour. Garfunkel flew in from Key Largo, Florida, where he had played the night before, for this memorable event.

(Source: Billboard.com)

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