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Howard Theatre

620 T St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-5117
+1 202-803-2899
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Fight Night Jamboree!!

First time at this historic building for 1st of it's kind live boxing, and it's quite an... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Mandarinlady
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Chesterfield, Virginia
Sweet Spot DC

When purchasing tickets for the Sweet Spot event we knew there would be a difference between VIP... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
Brittany J
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Elkton, Maryland
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible12%
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“live shows” (2 reviews)
“stage” (15 reviews)
“performance” (11 reviews)
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620 T St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-5117
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+1 202-803-2899
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

First time at this historic building for 1st of it's kind live boxing, and it's quite an experience! Excellent professionally friendly valet parking for $20, A for not having to add the stress of looking for parking at this busy venue. Good street music &...More

Thank Mandarinlady
Reviewed 6 August 2017

When purchasing tickets for the Sweet Spot event we knew there would be a difference between VIP tickets and general tickets. According to the website, the VIP people would be given a pre-show and roped off from the general tickets. This is not how this...More

Thank Brittany J
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

This was FIRST and LAST experience with The Howard Theatre! If I could give negative stars - this venue would definitely get a negative star rating. I attended the Layla Hathaway event onn Friday June 9th and the set up for this concert was totally...More

2  Thank Loaela H
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

The concert was 5 stars! Lalah Hathaway is an awesome and amazing singer! Her band and DJ were awesome and amazing as well! The bad was Howard Theatre! We paid for assigned seating and a bail and switch happened when we walked in. The assigned...More

1  Thank whitlowse
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Nice place for private event Like DC Cool We Had for IPW 2017. Good music,cold drinks and nice people.

Thank Vlado Z
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Loved it! We were there for a private party. Thought it was one of THE best venues we visited in DC. Classic old theater - nicely remodeled with good sound, and lots of comfortable booth seating - even in the balconies. Wish more theaters/investors had...More

Thank ColoradoBeerMan
Reviewed 27 April 2017

To me the food and drinks are way over priced. The drinks are just average but too much. The food came out pretty quick. It wasn't all that hot though. The pizza was ok, pork nachos mediocre, mumbo wings good, but the best thing we...More

Thank Teressa926
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

I haven't been here in many years. And once I got there I remembered why. The Staff. The food is ok. But I expected ok food from this venue so that wasn't the surprise. If it weren't for the artist I wanted to see(Toddrick Hall)...More

1  Thank Consuella Y
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The music was fantastic! But the service was just horrible. We arrived at 12:30 to get good seats for a 1:30 show. We were at our seats by 12:45 and a waiter came over in due course. By 2:15 - we still did not have...More

2  Thank BillPatton
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Howard Theatre was an historical landmark built 1910nto serve black artists and entertainers during the days where blacks had no venues to show their works. At present, At present (since 2012) it is alive and active with shows and performance from various artists. The Theatre...More

Thank Prawet J
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gthicks
1 October 2016|
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Response from CorbsinVa | Reviewed this property |
We had a table for the Max Major show. Ate before at the bar/brew pub next door. Venue was nice, not sure if tables are available all the time. Check seating plans. We got a bottle of wine for the show, food looked okay... More
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Janey C
18 September 2015|
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Response from MarryingInJAM | Reviewed this property |
I have only been to the theater once and my parking was across the street. I was with my brother and felt safe as there were many people leaving at the same time. There was also a restaurant next door and people were seated... More
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