Foo Fighters are set to headline the opening night of a new Washington D.C. venue called the Atlantis, which is a replica of the 9:30 Club.
The Foo Fighters will christen the new 450-person capacity venue for its first show on May 30.
The Walkmen are set to play The Atlantis the next day, with 42 more shows through September 29, with Portugal. the Man, Yo La Tengo, The Head and the Heart, Spoon, the Pixies, and many others are slated to perform. Maggie Rogers will close out the opening run of shows.
Tickets for the opening run will go for $44 dollars each.
“We’ve been doing our smallest shows in other peoples’ venues for too many years now,” said Seth Hurwitz, chairman of I.M.P. “We needed a place that’s ours. This will be where we help introduce new artists to the world.”
(Photo: Danny Clinch)
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