About The Anthem
Situated on the banks of the Anacostia River in Washington DC’s Southwest Waterfront, The Anthem is a variable-seat music venue and convention space that can hold up to 6,000 people at a time. Constructed at a cost of $60 million, this 57,000 square foot venue is one of the newest and most modern concert spaces in not just Washington DC but the entire Mid-Atlantic.
The History of The Anthem
The Anthem is an almost brand-new event space, having been constructed just a few years ago in 2017. It’s just one aspect of a massive redevelopment project for the Southwest Waterfront known as District Wharf, an endeavor to revitalize the neighborhood with restaurants, shopping, and other amenities for both residents and tourists alike.
What Makes The Anthem Events So Special?
This venue attracts the biggest names in music, which is more than enough to go to an event at The Anthem. On top of that, though, it’s status as brand spanking new means it’s got the most cutting-edge amenities anywhere. Plus, its location in the middle of District Wharf means that it’s surrounded by some of the best bars, restaurants, and shopping opportunities in the entire region. It’s also close to the National Mall if you want to get some sightseeing in, too – what’s not to like?
Frequently Asked Questions
Where is The Anthem located?
The Anthem is situated on the banks of the Anacostia River in Washington DC.
What kind of events does The Anthem host?
The Anthem might still have that new car smell, but that doesn’t mean it hasn’t already seen some epic shows over the scant few years it’s been open. We’re talking big names like Dob Dylan, Lorde, Judas Priest, Meek Mill, Jack White, The National, Pentatonix, The War on Drugs, LCD Soundsystem, Greensky Bluegrass, GRiZ, Erykah Badu, Phoenix, Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile, Fantasia Barrino, The Killers, Tegan and Sara, Queens of the Stone Age, David Byrne, Thievery Corporation, Phil Lesh, Little Big Town, and Noel Gallagher.
Which team is playing at The Anthem?
As this is a music venue no team plays here.
Where can I park for free at The Anthem?
There is abundant parking available for The Anthem events in public lots and garages around the theatre. Prices change depending on the lot, but you can find parking for as low as $12.
What is the seating capacity of The Anthem?
The Anthem concerts can accommodate up to 6,000 cheering fans.
Who owns The Anthem?
The Anthem is operated by I.M.P.
How do I get to The Anthem using public transport?
Fans wishing to reach The Anthem events by public transport are in luck. The venue is easily accessible as there five different metro lines that will help you reach The Anthem with time to spare.