Newly-reunited rockers Van Halen will make their live return by playing an intimate gig in New York City this week (beg02Jan12), according to a U.S. report.
The band has re-teamed with former frontman David Lee Roth for a 2012 tour and album, and Rollingstone.com reports they will show off the line-up with a small concert at the Cafe Wha? venue in Manhattan on Thursday (05Jan12).
The club was once owned and run by Lee Roth's uncle Manny Roth and boasts an intimate 250-seat capacity.
The band hasn't played in public with the frontman since 2008.