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Howard Theatre (The), Washington DC

Howard Theatre (The) - Washington DC, District of Columbia
Howard Theatre (The)
620 T Street Northwest, Washington DC, DC 20001Map
+1 202 803 2899
Neighborhood: Northwest

Founded in 1910, the Howard Theatre was once the face of great and renowned musical performers and artists. Lauded for its exclusive design and classy interiors, this stage has hosted performances of popular artists like Sarah Vaughn, Dinah Washington and Chuck Brown. However, this glorious period came to end in 1968 when the property was damaged owing to the assassination of Martin Luther King Junior and subsequent riots. In 1974, Howard Theatre was re-opened and it hosted shows till 1980; in 2010, a project was undertaken to restore this oldest venue of the city. After the makeover, it once again features great gigs and reclaimed its title of being the best music venue in town. 

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  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 10:00 AM to 08:00 PM
  • Type: Concerts, Theater
  • Accept Credit Card: visa, mastercard
  • Nearest Train: Shaw
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