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Top Concert venues in Washington, DC

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Basement Bar w/ a retro, slightly industrial feel.
  • $200/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (1)
  • 1
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a few hours
  • Washington, DC
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Abigail
  • $750/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (1)
  • 1
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Washington, DC
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Amazing space with lots of uses
  • $150/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Washington, DC
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Saint Yves
  • $750/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (2)
  • 2
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Washington, DC

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need my own production or event insurance in Washington?
Yes. All renters are required to carry Comprehensive Liability and Property Damage insurance with liability coverage of no less than $1,000,000.
What protection plans are available for bookings in Washington on Giggster?
Giggster offers Damage Protection coverage that you can add to a booking at checkout. Learn more about Giggster's Damage Protection coverage.
What types of locations can I book in Washington?
You can choose from 42 types! Just search for locations in Washington at giggster.com, then click 'Filters' to look for something specific.
How many Concert venues are available in Washington?
Right now, there are 75 Concert venues available in Washington.
What payment methods does Giggster accept for Washington bookings?
You can pay for your booking with a credit card, or with ACH or wire transfer for bookings over $4k.
What is the cancellation policy for Washington guests on Giggster?
Refund options vary, based on when the booking is canceled. Learn more about Giggster's cancellation and refund policy.
What are the cleaning and safety policies for Washington locations on Giggster?
Now more than ever, your health and safety is our number one priority. We've outlined specific health and safety requirements for both hosts and guests. Learn more about Giggster's COVID-19 Health & Safety Measures.
What locations available near Washington?
You'll find up to 42 different types of locations in Washington. Just start a search at giggster.com and narrow things down with the 'Filter' option.
Is there an extra cost to add more attendees to my Washington booking?
Yes. Pricing tiers are based on group size. For example, if you booked a space for a group of 1-5 for $30/hr, the price per person is $6/hr. Each additional person would increase the rate by $6/hr.
How much are average location rentals in Washington?
Rental rates vary with the type and features of the location, but the average rate in Washington is $400 per hour.
Why should I choose Giggster over other platforms offering rentals in Washington?
Giggster's got your back — and we know our stuff. Our Customer Support team is knowledgeable and accessible, we offer white glove Concierge service to help you find the perfect location, and we're experts on the unique needs of production teams.
What is the price range for Concert venues in Washington, DC?
Booking prices vary with the property type, features, and rental length, but generally a 1-hour booking will be in the range of $150 to $750.
Which Concert venues are most popular in Washington, DC in 2022?
The top 3 Concert venues in Washington, DC right now are Basement Bar w/ a retro, slightly industrial feel., Abigail and Amazing space with lots of uses.
How do I book a Washington location on Giggster?
When you find the right venue, you can connect with the host to get additional info and work out the details. Once everything is all set, you can book and pay for the location in a couple of clicks. Learn more about booking locations.
How do I cancel a Washington reservation request?
You can contact our team to request a cancellation. Learn more about our cancellation policy.

Find Concert venues in Washington, DC

About Washington DC

Washington DC is a city known around the world. The seat of power for the US Government, this city on the Potomac is home to some of the most recognizable landmarks anywhere in the world. From the White House to the Lincoln Memorial, there are familiar sights practically everywhere you look.

But there’s much more to Washington DC than just politics. This culturally diverse city boasts excellent restaurants, wonderful museums, and an impressively eclectic range of neighborhoods that each boast their own unique vibe.

It’s also home to a thriving music scene, which makes Washington DC an essential inclusion on any concert tour.

Concert Options in Washington DC

Playing a show in Washington DC? There’s a lot to consider to organize the perfect gig; luckily, there are plenty of local businesses to help you put on the perfect performance.

  • Rehearsal Spaces

Whether you’re laying down tracks in the studio or just fine-tuning your performance, finding a suitable rehearsal space in Washington DC is crucial. And whether you want something modern and well-appointed or a space with a more authentic vibe, you’ll find plenty of options to choose from.

  • Concert Promoters

Want to play to sold-out venues full of passionate fans? An experienced promoter can help generate the buzz your show needs to get more people through the door and build your following. From booking the best Washington DC concert venues to marketing your show, a reliable promoter can help you make it to the big time.

  • Concert Photographers

The best concert photography can make you feel like you’re right there with the artist, not to mention make you want to be there the next time they play. If your gig is going to get the media coverage it deserves, finding an experienced and creative concert photographer is crucial.

Concert Companies in Washington DC

Planning a concert in the US capital? From finding the right Washington DC concert venue to promoting and recording your show, there’s no shortage of local professionals who can help take your gig to the next level.

  • I.M.P.

With a history dating back to 1980, I.M.P. is now one of the biggest names on the DC music scene. This independent concert promotion and production company, led by Seth Hurwitz, stages shows for anywhere from 500 to 50,000 fans. It has produced more than 20,000 events, including Lollapalooza and Virgin Festival, and also manages venues like Merriweather Post Pavilion and The Anthem.

  • Blue Room Productions

Blue Room runs a recording, mixing, and mastering studio just minutes from Washington DC. It also offers custom music production services, videography, mobile recording, and a number of other creative services. And with an experienced team of recording engineers, producers, and creatives, it’s well worth checking out for any musician in the DC area.

  • Kyle Gustafson Photography

A freelance photographer based in Washington DC, Kyle Gustafson has built a name for himself on the DC concert scene. His portfolio also includes event, sport, and food photography, and his work has appeared in publications like The Washington Post, Vanity Fair, and Rolling Stone.

Pros and Cons of Concerts in Washington DC

With a big city vibe, Washington is a great place to hold a concert. But like any fabulous destination, there are pros and cons.

Advantages

  • Wonderful diversity

Washington DC has a truly diverse multicultural population that includes people from all over the world.

  • Great cultural attractions

With its monuments, museums, and galleries, Washington DC is one of the premier cultural cities in the United States.

  • Always something to do

From fine dining to outdoor adventures, world-famous landmarks to eclectic local neighborhoods, DC offers something for everyone. It’s the place to be.

  • Pleasant climate

The climate in the US capital is generally quite mild, making it a pleasant place to live or visit at most times of the year.

  • Great music scene

Washington DC has a healthy live music scene and the city also attracts acts from all over the world.

Disadvantages

  • Bad traffic

If you live in Washington DC, you’ll need to get used to dealing with the time-consuming frustration of traffic gridlock. One learns to never be in a hurry here.

  • Expensive place to live

Want to buy a home in Washington DC? You’d better start saving because real estate (and the cost of living) in the city ain’t cheap.

  • All work and no play

Many members of the DC community work long hours in high-pressure jobs — all the more reason to blow off some steam at a live show.

  • Tourists

With the city home to some of the most iconic landmarks in the country, you’ll need to deal with crowds of tourists during peak times.

  • Summer humidity

While the climate is generally pretty good, the hot and humid days of summer could leave you in a sweat.

Famous Locations in Washington DC

  • Lincoln Memorial

US landmarks don’t get much more iconic than the Lincoln Memorial. Towering over the Reflecting Pool, the statue of honest Abe honors the 16th US president and is quite simply a must-visit for any tourist in Washington DC.

  • Library of Congress

Located in three buildings on Capitol Hill, the Library of Congress is the largest library in the world. The Thomas Jefferson Building is famous not only for its stunning architecture but for its ever-changing range of historical exhibitions. But if you’d like your concert to have more of a modern flavor, you can book a state-of-the-art concert venue just minutes from Capitol Hill.

  • Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

If you want to get in touch with the natural world, a visit to this excellent museum is a must. The Smithsonian was opened in 1910 and houses a collection of more than 140 million natural science specimens and cultural artifacts, from dinosaur bones to a replica of a North Atlantic right whale. Best of all, admission is free.