The Anthem

The Anthem is a music venue and auditorium in the Southwest Waterfront neighborhood of Washington, D.C.. The Anthem is part of District Wharf a comprehensive redevelopment of the Southwest Waterfront area.

The 57,000-square-foot venue, which cost $60 million, has a movable stage and backdrop that will allow capacity to vary from 2,500 to 6,000. Balconies are closer to the stage than most venues, to offer the best views. The venue is operated by I.M.P., which manages Washington's 9:30 Club and Lincoln Theatre as well as Maryland's Merriweather Post Pavilion. The Anthem also hosts conventions. [Description via, Photos via]

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  • Why We Love It

    -This live music and entertainment venue is absolutely enormous, and therefore is more likely to host famous acts any given night of the week. -Thanks to its prime location at The Wharf, finding something to do after the show is a breeze. From dining to nightlife and scenic views, it has earned its place on one of Washington DC's hottest new districts to visit and socialize. -Hosts a variety of musical events and artists. Their concert calendar is on the diverse side, providing everyone to find a show they enjoy.

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