2/15 Mayhem (Just Announced)


Tickets go on sale Friday, October 28, 2016 @ 10:00 AM   Mayhem are a Norwegian black metal band formed in 1984 in Oslo long regarded as one of the pioneers of the Norwegian black metal scene. Mayhem’s career … Continued

3/10 Vanessa Williams (Just Announced)


Tickets go on sale Thursday, October 27, 2016 @ 12:00 PM Actress, singer, dancer, author & mother of 4 fierce kids. Vanessa Williams is one of the most respected and multi-faceted performers in entertainment today. She has conquered the … Continued

11/1 Hannibal Buress (Just Announced)

hannibal-buress-652x367 Hannibal Buress is a wildly popular Emmy and WGA Award nominated comedian, writer and actor who is a favorite of fans and critics on big and small screens alike. With appearances in a variety of hit TV shows and … Continued

2/11 Dick Gregory & Paul Mooney (Just Announced)

Paul Mooney_Dick Gregory 652x367 Paul Mooney Mr. Paul Mooney was born in Louisiana and grew up in Oakland, California. As a youth, he literally ran away from home and joined the Charles Gody Circus, going down in history as the first African-American ringmaster. … Continued

11/19 Machel Montano feat. Angela Hunte & DJ Stephen (just announced)


Tickets go on sale Thursday, October 20, 2016 @ 7:00 PM   DC Carnival Experience invites you to Saturday Night Live!…featuring the King of Soca … MACHEL MONTANO  along with the sensational ANGELA HUNTE.. LIVE! backed by the magical … Continued

NOW HIRING: Howard Theatre Fall Interns

Howard Theatre Internship Program 
 The Howard Theatre’s internship program is ideal for anyone interested in gaining valuable experience related to the live-music industry. We provide hands-on experience in a fast-paced, exciting and – most importantly – fun environment. The … Continued

Bunny Wailer at the Howard Theatre


Long before Bob Marley became an iconic symbol of reggae, he was one of three vocalists in The Wailers, along with Peter Tosh and Bunny Wailer. Today, Wailer, born Neville Livingston, is the only surviving member. From 1963 to 1973, … Continued

The Howard Theatre’s Legacy in “A Century In Song”


Catch up on The Howard Theatre’s legacy by watching A Century In Song — a short documentary that traces the rise and fall of this historic landmark, currently on the verge of its 21st Century rebirth.