This DC staple is a popular concert venue on U Street featuring standing-room only access to local bands as well as today’s top artists. Bob Dylan, The Beastie Boys and The Smashing Pumpkins, as well as a host of up-and-coming acts, have graced the stage. You’ll find a funky atmosphere here where music lovers appreciate DC’s thriving scene.
The Verizon Center is Washington, DC’s 20,000-seat multi-purpose sports and entertainment venue. The venue has attracted entertainment’s biggest concert headliners including Mary J. Blige, Jennifer Lopez, Coldplay and Madonna. Located in the heart of Penn Quarter, a night out can include a pre-concert meal and post-show cocktails.
This cool cat venue on 14th Street features local, national and international independent and alternative music on two stages. The main stage typically hosts hot ticket nationally acts, while the Backstage is home to up-and-coming local acts, independent film screenings and poetry readings. Any night of the week, stop into the (no cover charge) Red Room Bar where you’ll find music lovers hanging out for the night – or waiting for a show to start.