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Blues Alley

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1073 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-3635
+1 202-337-4141
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Excellent music venue

I attended a show Friday night and was very pleased by this venue. It is a supper club and music... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2016
Lillya N
Surprise surprise!

I was staying in Tysons Corner for a long business week and my cousin picked me up after work and... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2016
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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1073 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-3635
+1 202-337-4141
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Reviewed July 5, 2016

I attended a show Friday night and was very pleased by this venue. It is a supper club and music venue for jazz and blues --many excellent shows on their roster. The service and menu were good and the vibe is lovely for an intimate...More

Thank Lillya N
Reviewed July 4, 2016

I was staying in Tysons Corner for a long business week and my cousin picked me up after work and we came to this place. We found it originally on Groupon, but the groupon was for a future-dated event, so we called and the venue...More

Thank mizbombshell
Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Each time we come to DC we come here It's an iconic Jazz club , good food and drinks and the performers are good . This time we saw Roberta Gamatini really good

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Reviewed June 28, 2016

Before visiting DC, I discovered that one of my favorite jazz singers (Jane Monheit) would be performing at Blues Alley. I could not pass up an opportunity to hear her perform in such an intimate venue. The music, food, and atmosphere were all great. Get...More

Thank Allison S
Reviewed June 25, 2016

Great spot for top jazz performers worth the trip to Georgetown (the nearest DC metro is Foggy Bottom about 15 minutes walk). Spend the evening walking Georgetown then head over for a set at this all ages club.

Reviewed June 18, 2016

After so many reviews here at TA - I have neglected to wright the one for the place that has given my the most magic moment. This is the one. Blues Alley is full of history and atmosphere - it was quite special coming in...More

Thank Niklas Å
Reviewed May 26, 2016

Apologies if this review is too gushing but I really can't praise this venue enough. I was quite literally moved to tears by the intimate music experience at this venue, the staff are welcoming and friendly, the food is simple and very tasty. But. Who...More

Thank MarkTindal
Reviewed May 18, 2016

No trip to DC is complete without experiencing a show at Blues Alley. Dinner and show are a good deal. The best carrot cake in town.

Thank Bryan D
Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

The worst jazz club experience ever. The show tonight was not on a stage but in the darkness of the dinning area, where intoxicated loud and disruptive couple ruined the music. Staff did nothing about it. Poor musicians and law-abiding listeners.

Thank 2011_charly
Reviewed December 21, 2015

Depending on the artist or group performing, you will absolutely love the experience. This is a small, intimate setting with great acoustics. There are a few "big names" but mostly up and comers. There is food, mostly good, but one will find themselves literally rubbing...More

Thank Christopher C
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Cynthia T
How can I get a list of who will be entertaining on January 24, 2016 as that is when I will be in DC. Also is food severed there?
November 11, 2015|
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Response from Chrisjazz | Reviewed this property |
It's easy to go on the Blues Alley website. You'll find the calendar of events, just scroll down through January. And you can click on the shows (8 p.m. or 10 p.m. show) and purchase tickets ahead of time. I recommend going... More
How many seats in blues alley?
September 6, 2015|
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Response from Dean S | Reviewed this property |
There are 125 seats.