CONCERT NEWS: The 9:30 Club & Howard Theatre offer Federal Employees great deals on concert tickets


While we are in the muck of furloughs and shutdowns, The 9:30 Club and The Howard Theatre are offering great deals to a few awesome shows.

The 9:30 Club has rolled out the “Affordable Ticket Act” all you have to do is purchase one or two tickets (Buy one ticket, get one free; buy two tickets, get two free) before midnight using the promo code 930ATA. You’ll   The free tickets will be held at will call on the night of the show –easy right? We think so.

Now over at the Howard Theatre they are offering free entry to a select number of shows and a discounted ticket price to another. Federally-employed music fans MUST come to The Howard Theatre box office with a valid federal government ID to gain entry to the shows listed.  Attendees can only receive one ticket per ID and entry is based on availability. There will be no refunds on already purchase tickets.

Okay now you know the deal! And the show must go on!

Below you’ll find the full list of eligible concerts:

9:30/IMP listings

Oct. 2: Marky Ramone’s Blitzkrieg with Andrew W.K. at the 9:30 Club
Oct. 3: Chazz Palminteri’s ‘A Bronx Tale‘ at the Lincoln Theatre
Oct. 3: BOY and Greg Holden at the 9:30 Club
Oct. 4: Middle Distance Runner and Teen Mom at U Street Music Hall
Oct. 4: The Flaming Lips, Tame Impala and The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger at Merriweather Post Pavilion
Oct. 5: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah at the 9:30 Club
Oct. 9: Soul Asylum, Fountains of Wayne and Evan Dando at the 9:30 Club
Oct. 17: Lee Fields and the Expressions at the 9:30 Club
Oct. 25: Steve Aoki with Pharrell Williams, Waka Flocka Flame, Borgore and Garmiani at Merriweather Post Pavilion.

The Howard Theatre

Oct. 2: Big Boi of Outkast with Killer Mike, Fishawk and Renegade
Oct. 4: Take 6 (7:30pm & 10:30pm)
Oct. 5: Alice Russell
Oct. 6: Rufus featuring SLY STONE (50% off ticket price)