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Top Choice Stadium in Capitol Hill & South DC

Nationals Park

The major-league Washington Nationals play baseball at this spiffy stadium beside the Anacostia River. Don't miss the mid-fourth-inning ‘Racing Presidents’ – an odd foot race between giant-headed caricatures of Geor…
Concert Venue in Capitol Hill & South DC

Anthem

The Anthem opened in 2017 and has quickly become one of DC's best live-music venues. The 6000-capacity hall books acts from Judas Priest to Lorde to Big Sean, though rock is the mainstay genre. Most tickets are gene…
Theater in Capitol Hill & South DC

Folger Theatre

The 250-seat, Renaissance-style theater attached to the Folger Shakespeare Library stages classic and modern interpretations of the bard's plays, as well as new works inspired by Shakespeare. Literary readings (incl…
Theater in Capitol Hill & South DC

Arena Stage

The mod, glassy Arena Stage is the second-largest performing-arts complex in Washington after the Kennedy Center. The three theaters inside (including a theater-in-the-round) are top venues for traditional and exper…
Live Music in Capitol Hill & South DC

Rock & Roll Hotel

The R&R Hotel is a great, grotty spot to catch rockin’ live sets from the likes of Thurston Moore, St Vincent and the Dead Kennedys. Don’t let the name fool you; the venue hosts all kinds of genres besides rock,…
Live Music in Capitol Hill & South DC

Pearl Street Warehouse

This small Wharf venue has a rootsy feel, like it could be set in Austin or Nashville. Blues, country and rock bands take the stage, including the occasional big name. Tickets typically cost between $10 and $20. The…
Performing Arts in Capitol Hill & South DC

Atlas Performing Arts Center

All kinds of indie goodness get performed at the art-deco Atlas, from operettas to innovative new plays, ethnic dance shows and cabaret music. Four theaters inside host the goings on. The lobby cafe provides drinks …
Soccer in Capitol Hill & South DC

Audi Field

Multiple-time Major League Soccer champions DC United play March through October at shiny new Audi Field, opening mid-2018. Tickets start at around $30. The team’s fans are legendarily loud and diehard, and there’s …