'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…
“Free admission. Very knowledgeable and friendly staff. See living history demonstrations on nice weather days. Close to Ben's Chili Bowl, too!”
“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.”
“Awarded "Nightclub of the Year" honors 4 times by Pollstar, the concert industry trade journal. it has also been Pollstar's top ticket selling club. Rolling Stone rated the club #1 Big Room in US. ”