Good news for Washington D.C. area music fans, as the beloved 9:30 Club venue will be branching out into a new venue called The Anthem! The new 6,000 person venue was announced by Billboard earlier today, and it’s scheduled to open up on October 12th, 2017.The Anthem will be located on the Potomac River as part of The Wharf, a $2 billion city works project designed to restore the city’s Southwest waterfront district. You can see a rough map outlining the plans for The Wharf, as well as The Anthem, below.The venue was spearheaded by I.M.P. Presents, the company that owns and operates the famed 9:30 Club in DC. We can’t wait to see what artists will be coming to this exciting new establishment!