DC's 9:30 Club Named Top Club in U.S. by Billboard

By | November 21, 2007 at 3:33 AM

The 2007 Billboard Touring Awards have just been handed out in New York, and the coveted Top Club prize went to the legendary D.C. favorite, the 9:30 Club, beating all other clubs in the world to secure the honor.

The award was based on top gross box office revenue.

For nearly 10 years, the 9:30 Club has been the top attended club not just in the nation, but the world.The Billboard Touring awards honor the industry’s top artists, venues and professionals for the year, based on the Billboard Boxscore chart and on actual box office performance from January 1, 2007 to September 30, 2007. For more information about the 4th annual Billboard Touring Conference & Awards, please visit www.billboardevents.com.

Located at 9th and V Streets in Washington, D.C., the 9:30 Club (www.930.com) is the inimitable place bands aspire to play and music fans love to attend — a destination for locals and people across the country.

Gracing the stage have been legends Bob Dylan, Dolly Parton, Al Green, and James Brown; recently discovered acts like The Arctic Monkeys, Wolfmother and The Scissor Sisters, and arena acts looking for an intimate club play such as Justin Timberlake, the Smashing Pumpkins and Foo Fighters.

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