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About 9:30 Club

Located in Washington, District Of Columbia, 9:30 Club is a club that first opened its doors in 1980. Currently, it’s under the ownership of Richard Heinecke and Seth Hurwitz.


9:30 Club Seating

The venue has a total capacity of 1,200, although this number can fluctuate based on the event and seating arrangement. Also known as The 9:30, 9:30 Club is an enclosed venue.

Before the venue was named 9:30 Club, it was also known as Atlantis and Nightclub 9:30.


Events at 9:30 Club

9:30 Club is the hub for several events. The venue serves as the stage for concert and comedy events, in addition to hosting other functions.


Getting into 9:30 Club

Want to ensure a smooth entry to 9:30 Club? We've got you covered! From security to accessibility, we've compiled all the info you need for a hassle-free arrival.


Security at 9:30 Club

Security at 9:30 Club is taken very seriously. All guests are required to go through security checks before entering the venue. Typically, security checkpoints tend to get longer as you get closer to the start time of the event. We recommend planning ahead so you don’t miss anything. Please note that 9:30 Club has a strict bag policy.


9:30 Club Bag Policy & Prohibited Items

Before entry, all purses and bags will undergo inspection. Any personal belongings, such as pocket knives, pepper spray, flasks, outside food and beverages, or items deemed hazardous or contraband, will be prohibited from entering the premises.


What to Bring to 9:30 Club

When you come to an event at 9:30 Club, please make sure to bring your ticket and a valid ID, especially if you want to purchase alcohol. We recommend bringing a credit or debit card and also a little cash. Because this is an indoor venue, weather is often not a factor. However, as it is climate-controlled, it might be worth bringing a light jacket just in case it gets a little chilly inside.


9:30 Club Experience

Your experience at 9:30 Club extends beyond the event itself. Discover delicious food and drinks, convenient transportation options, and more to create an unforgettable memory.


Food and Beverage at 9:30 Club

Plenty of concessions are available at 9:30 Club. Non-alcoholic beverages are served as well as alcoholic beverages including but not limited to beer, hard seltzer, liquor, mixed drinks and wine.


Payment Methods Accepted at 9:30 Club

9:30 Club primarily operates on a cashless basis. This implies that while some vendors may still accept cash, most onsite purchases are done with digital wallets or debit and credit cards. Although 9:30 Club accepts most credit cards (such as Visa and Mastercard), it is prudent to carry a small amount of cash for tipping and for the few vendors that might accept it inside and outside the venue.


Can I Smoke at 9:30 Club?

Yes, 9:30 Club has designated smoking areas located throughout the venue. In these areas, cigarettes, vapes, and e-cigarettes are permitted. However, it should be noted that smoking in the seating area is generally not permitted.


How to Get to 9:30 Club

9:30 Club is located at 815 V St NW, Washington, District Of Columbia, 20001. We've got you covered with all the options to get there, from public transportation to convenient rideshares.


How Early Should I Get to 9:30 Club?

Arrival times may vary depending on the event, but we recommend arriving at the venue about an hour before the scheduled start time. This gives you some breathing room in case of traffic congestion, parking difficulties, visits to the merchandise store, or if you want to grab some food and drinks before the event starts.


Rideshare Drop-off and Pickup Location

At 9:30 Club, there are specific pick-up locations for rideshare users. You’ll find the designated pick-up spots at V St NW, at the club's main entrance. Using rideshare to attend an event is a great option because it eliminates the stress of finding parking, which can often be scarce and expensive. Additionally, ridesharing promotes safety by providing reliable transportation if you plan on drinking alcohol during your visit.


Closest Bus Stop to 9:30 Club

For a budget-friendly option, the nearest bus stop is located at U St NW & 9 St NW.


Closest Train Stop to 9:30 Club

You can find the nearest train/metro station at U Street/African-American Civil War Memorial/Cardozo Station. One of the biggest benefits of taking the train is that it is rarely late, and you never have to deal with unforeseen traffic or parking issues.

What started out as a small dive bar in a rundown, crime-ridden section of Washington, DC, has become a legendary music venue renowned for hosting burgeoning rock acts including Nirvana, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Good Charlotte and R.E.M. 9:30 Club opened its doors in 1980, the brainchild of real estate visionary Jon Bowers and his artsy wife Dody DiSanto, and quickly began drawing cutting-edge acts to the space with a capacity of only 200.

In an effort to compete with new, larger venues in the area, 9:30 Club relocated in January 1996 to the former home of Duke Ellington’s Club. This bigger space can accommodate than 1,000 people on any given night and provides visitors with excellent sightlines and pristine sound. It also boasts a stage on wheels that can be moved depending on the crowd size to ensure an intimate experience regardless of attendance.

9:30 Club is all about the music, and it has played host to countless legendary performances. It was ground zero for the flourishing alternative and punk scene Washington D.C., providing a stage for electrifying acts like Fugazi and Bad Brains. The Beastie Boys returned from a five-year hiatus with a show at the club, and Bob Dylan and Tony Bennett have taken its stage.

9:30 Club is easily accessible by car and is conveniently located two blocks from Washington’s Metro. The club runs a parking lot in the vicinity, but it does fill up quickly, and visitors are encouraged to pre-purchase a space. The lot opens one hour before showtime.

Shows at 9:30 Club are general admission and standing room only. The venue offers a selection of food from nachos to cupcakes, and spirits are plentiful throughout the four full bars—but concertgoers who don’t drink can enjoy the coffee-only bar.

Facts about 9:30 Club

Capacity:

1,200


Opened:

May 31, 1980


Past Names:

Atlantis, Nightclub 9:30

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