The band will play a surprisingly intimate show at the much-loved independent venue
The Foo Fighters are set to play a surprisingly intimate show at the 9:30 Club in Washington DC tonight (September 9).
The beloved independent venue, which has a capacity of 1200, has been closed for the past 18 months due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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9:30 The club is currently staging its “reopening week” with a series of live shows to celebrate being able to open its doors once again, and the venue announced its opening day yesterday (September 8). confirmed that Foo Fighters will be playing on their stage tonight.
Tickets, which were limited to two per person, quickly sold out yesterday. Everyone attending tonight’s event must either show proof of complete vaccination against COVID-19 or have “received a negative COVID-19 diagnostic test within 24 hours of entry”.
— Foo Fighters (@foofighters) September 8, 2021
In case you’re wondering – yes, it’s sold out a lot https://t.co/kxPsYnaNq5
— 9:30 Club (@930Club) September 8, 2021
The Foo Fighters will receive the MTV Video Music Awards’ Global Icon Award on Sunday (September 12), with the band set to perform live at the ceremony in New York.
Foos has been nominated this year in three VMA categories – Best Rock, Best Choreography and Best Cinematography – for the video for his song “Shame Shame.”
The band will travel to the UK next summer for a quartet of stadium shows, including events in Manchester, Birmingham and London.
Last year NPR shared more than 100 archival recordings of past gigs at the 9:30 club, including shows like Arctic Monkeys, Block Party, and Bon Iver.