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Gypsy Sally's, located in Georgetown, is a great place to experience the Americana music scene. Occupying a 1938 building, this waterfront venue reflects the neighborhood’s past as a vibrant pit stop for touring bands like U2, Foreigner and Kiss. Married owners David and Karen Ensor host an array of performances and live gigs by regional artists across myriad music genres. In addition, guests can enjoy drinks and farm-to-fork specialties in an intimate ambiance.
The Concert Hall, located in the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, plays host to some of the finest musical ensembles in the world, like the National Symphony Orchestra. With accessibility available on every level along with a state-of-the-art sound system accompanied by an unparalleled acoustical canopy, the Concert Hall is the standard of musical fidelity that is not easily surpassed. With seating for 2,442 people, the performance area of the Concert Hall is the largest among all venues located within the Kennedy Center. The famous Hadelands crystal chandeliers are still present in the hall, although they have been relocated to accommodate the views for the added second tier seating, and the 4,144 pipe organ remains a grand central focal point of the Concert Hall.
Sizzle up your DC nights with an evening at the KC Jazz Club. Located on the roof level of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the KC Jazz Club is one of the areas hottest venues for live jazz. The intimate setting of the club provides the audience with an up close and personal experience with some of today's best jazz musicians, as well as the seasoned veterans of the genre. Sit back and feel the music as you unwind with a cocktail by the glow of lamp lit tables.
An anagram of the DC neighborhood that Madam's Organ calls its home, the vibe at this jazz and blues club reflects the eclecticism that Adams-Morgan has a reputation for. It is a great addition to downtown’s social scene; its patrons would agree that its distinct joie de vivre is key to its fame. Savor a drink and classic grub, shoot some pool, and enjoy nightly live entertainment. If you wish to spend a night that you will remember for days to come, Madam's Organ is surely the place you should explore.
Opera Ultra Lounge isn't only a nightclub, it's an experience. With state-of-the-art electronics, including lighting and sound, you'll feel like you've stepped into another world. Order a cocktail and enjoy the elegant and high tech atmosphere as you listen to live music or a DJ.
Black Cat is the place to come to see the latest local bands. This club features rock, pop and rhythm-and-blues artists and has been known to book some bigger names, such as Morphine and The Foo Fighters. Live acts perform in the main space while an eclectic mix of pierced party kids hangs out in the "Red Room". Light fare is available, and the bar has microbrews on tap.
Although its physical location makes Tropicalia easy to walk past, its reputation ensures that people search for the staircase beside the subway that leads to this entertaining space. There is none of the dinginess you would normally associate with a basement space; on the contrary, you will find psychedelic lights in pretty much any color you can think of. Situated in the U Street Corridor, this dance hall attempts to bring some Brazilian flavor to the U Street Corridor of Washington, DC. The DJ ensures that you groove to the Brazilian beats on the dance floor, but there's more to come; you can also catch live Brazilian bands on Sunday nights.
Every summer for the past 10 years, Woodrow Wilson Plaza is dedicated to live music for residents and visitors to enjoy from all different musical backgrounds. The series lasts from June 9th to September 24th and is a great way to spend your lunch hour or take a break from seeing the sights. Check timings before visiting.