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Intimate Concert Venue; Light on Amenities, But What Else Matters?

How much you want to visit or will enjoy 9:30 depends a lot on why you're there and what you're... read more

Reviewed July 6, 2017
ElaineAndGreg
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Chesterland, Ohio
Great club

I love going to see music here. The sound is always great and they bring in bands I really want to... read more

Reviewed November 1, 2016
Aunya_Buttman
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Hedgesville, West Virginia
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Sep 12, 2018
“Up close and personal”
Apr 9, 2018
“Friday night 9:30 show”
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Reviewed September 12, 2018

The 9:30 Club has extensive roots in the D.C. community, it's been around for decades, showcasing all kinds of entertainment. Lots of rock, lots of punk, pop, electronic, metal, spoken word, comedy, etcetera. (Not a lot of country or hip hop/rap.) I have been attending...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Heather H
Reviewed April 9, 2018

Went to see Anderson East, it was sold out, but still did not seem to be that crowded. Sadly I did not think the acoustics were great, I don't know if it was the quality speakers, volume or ALL the people talking throughout the concert...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank TrekNPJess
Reviewed July 6, 2017

How much you want to visit or will enjoy 9:30 depends a lot on why you're there and what you're looking for. This isn't really a restaurant, but more of a medium-sized concert venue/club with a bar. 9:30 has been rated the #1 club in...More

2  Thank ElaineAndGreg
Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

I saw Biffy Clyro here on the last night of this leg of the recent tour. Queuing was organised and orderly, staff pleasant and helpful. Great venue, stage is wide so there was a decent size barrier. Place holds about 1000 I think. Sound quality...More

Thank Louise P
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

This place is cool and the band is good. Not sure why it's considered a "must" when visiting DC. Make sure u have valid id to come in, though they did not ask for it when you purchase the ticket by the gate. Place is...More

1  Thank Jigger-Fred
Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

I love going to see music here. The sound is always great and they bring in bands I really want to see. I have to travel over 90 miles and almost 2 hrs to get there, but I don't mind(except that I hate driving in...More

Thank Aunya_Buttman
Reviewed June 23, 2016

saw Fitz & Tantrums, great venue for live music, excellent sound. . . only complaint was the heat in the room, though it was sold out and wall to wall people, so what do you expect? easy to get drinks/beers and even though sold out...More

Thank 771gregorym
Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

Staff is great!! Vibe was perfect!! Clean an easy to get drinks an who doesn't love a coffee bar!!! Went to see Good Charlotte an they rocked the place. Lighting an sound was perfect. Staff was on top of things!!Most defiantly coming back for more...More

1  Thank jennMW301
Reviewed January 29, 2016

There's a reason it's constantly rated among the best music clubs in the country. There's no better place to discover the musical acts on the verge of breaking out.

1  Thank tmkuecker
Reviewed September 10, 2015

Get a clue! Had tickets to Trombone Shorty. The four of us are all over 50 years old. I don't carry a purse when in the city, so my husband carries a copy of my ID. The staff would not accept it. Put large blue...More

1  Thank jillbfulton
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