'The Jewel On U.' Restored, revived and ready to shine brighter than ever before.
Owned by the 9:30 club (along with a number of other venues), The Lincoln Theatre, was a cultural center of D.C., predating and influencing Harlem’s renaissance. Washington natives Duke Ellington and Pearl Bailey were joined by nationally acclaimed artists such as Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holliday,…
Lincoln Theatre is a theater in Washington, D.C., located at 1215 U Street, next to Ben's Chili Bowl. The theater, located on "Washington's Black Broadway", served the city's African American community when segregation kept them out of other venues. *Now run by Owner of 930 Club - so check for…
“A Statue that pays tribute to 209,145 African-American Civil War soldiers who fought for the Union in the Civil War. ”
“A dinner theater with an incredible history, the Howard Theater now offers music and dance parties of all kinds as well as African-American theater and a Sunday gospel brunch.”
“Awesome bands and DJs come through. Worth checking out the calendar to see whose playing.”
“This is a medium sized music venue and a great location to catch a great concert. Have a bite to eat before at Thai Crossing a block away (but be warned: they don't do reservations and the lines are loooong).”