THE SAGA OF MARC THE DARK

#BEFOREHIPHOPA A PROMOTER WHO TIME LEFT BEHIND

New York’s Beacon Theater

Concert goers either entered the upper west side’s Beacon Theater or milled on the Broadway sidewalk waiting on friends or dates. People smoked. Perfume and cologne wafted. Taxis and town cars dropped off well dressed folks. The crowd was overwhelmingly black and in an festival mood. It was a summer Friday night and the feeling was right.