8601 Baltimore Avenue
College Park, MD 20740
Phone: (301) 474-2800
Fax: (301) 474-0714
Located on the DC side of the Maryland-District line, Takoma Station has long been hosting some of the finest local jazz acts in the area. This street-level establishment glows with blond wood and soft lighting. The large crowds that gather here can be seen from the street through a large plate-glass window. Although jazz is usually the featured entertainment, R&B and reggae acts also appear regularly. Sneakers and athletic wear are strictly prohibited. A full menu is available and includes burgers, sandwiches and the like.
Although Solar Eclipse offers club membership, you can drop in to enjoy your evening of socializing and dancing, albeit at a small fee. Dance classes are also held here. The club also has dance programs where enthusiasts can learn African form of hand dancing. Not just a place to learn a new dance form, the club makes a good venue for parties and events as well. Call for a complete schedule of events and parties held on a regular basis.
Adorned with a rich decor, the 24 Nightclub is a trendy club that is visited by the creme de la creme of the city. The club entices patrons with its stylish interiors, enchanting lighting system and phenomenal acoustics, which makes it an ideal location to spend quality time amidst good music. The club also arranges DJ nights for the dance enthusiasts who come to the club. The 24 Nightclub hosts private parties upon patrons' request as well. Check website to know more.
Formerly known as the Tunnel, Club Envy in Washington is one place you will not regret visiting. With some of the best bartenders mixing up great drinks and top DJ's like Nurse Allison, Jen Lasher and Misguided spinning their records to the latest beats, the place is never short of quality music. Also, performers like Steve Archer of the band 'Ego' have appeared here. Party animals and music lovers are bound to have a good time at this venue. Club Envy also has events like the Go-Go and Dance Hall Reggae shows along with the weekly Goth Night, and on some nights music concerts are also held.
With an atmosphere that borders on dive, a large number of domestic and imported beers on tap, and boisterous live music, it is small wonder that the Wonderland Ballroom has become a local favorite. Unlike some of the trendier establishments in the city, this unpretentious bar offers a laid-back vibe with its worn wood-paneled interior and roomy outdoor patio (a great place to cool off after a bout of dancing inside). Also be sure to check out the pub-grub menu, with such notable favorites as the Motor City Chili Dog. When in search of a night out that doesn't require the latest in fashion, or if you just want to share an inexpensive pint with new friends, the Wonderland Ballroom has it covered in the Columbia Heights / Mount Pleasant district.
Rose's Dream Bar & Lounge has TVs, live music and a dance floor, all at H Street. Everyday something new is happening, private parties are scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, check their website for updated schedules. You can just walk in to the lounge, there is no long wait outside or special prices or timings. Regarded as DC's number one bar, come here to relax, after a hard day's work, meet your friends, put your feet up, enjoy the drinks, music, dance and have fun.
Looking for some great cocktails, music and party space? Head to the Rock and Roll Hotel - it isn't a place to stay, but a happening nightclub, popular with night crawlers who enjoy good music. Sip on your poison of choice at the spacious bar on the second floor, rent one of the rooms for a private celebration, or take in the live performances by renowned artists and DJs. Their rooftop bar is perfect for taking in the views and discovering new specialty cocktails. Bring a bunch of friends to add to the fun! The nightclub opens at 8p everyday.
Located in the capital, Town Danceboutique is a friendly and open LGBT dance club. It's fast becoming popular among the locals, especially on Saturdays with electrifying music. The hip crowd along with the music and food, makes the place lively and noisy. The club is spacious with multiple dance floors, a lounge area and a smoking area outside. Extensive production performances happen throughout the week from drag shows and cabaret to dance troupe choreography and comedy sketches. The dance floor is usually filled with fabulously dressed people dancing the night away to the latest tunes from the DJ. Expect the unexpected at this colorful establishment.
Those 21 years and older can come here for a relaxed evening of drinks and live entertainment with friends. Bite into Cajun and Creole style finger food as you sip your booze and tap your foot to the pumped up tunes. Try the spiced Jambalaya, which is seemingly delicious. The lack of a cover charge at the first floor bar and the abundance of beer are additional pluses at this chilled-out city venue. Come and get sloshed! The nightclub opens at 5 p.m. from Monday-Friday and 7 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
This club resembles Frank's Laboratory in The Rocky Horror Picture Show. The large, open space features a bar and a chest-high stage with a rather impressive sound and lighting system. A balcony encircles the room, where patrons drape themselves stylishly over the railing. Four bars are located throughout the venue, serving premium draft and bottle beers. Light snacks are also available when those late night hunger pangs attack with items like sandwiches, wraps, panins, sweets and other options. Parking is available for a nominal fee and all ages are welcome at all shows.
The brainchild of Dave Rosenberg and Afshin Mottaghi, Flash is a popular nightclub in the neighborhood of Shaw. With state-of-the-art sound systems and lighting, this place booms with music. Only the best of DJs play here, giving you a sense of exclusivity yet being very reasonable. Delish tidbits and fabulous drinks are in the offing for those clubbing here. Definitely worth a visit to get a glimpse of DC's nightlife.
Kili's Kafé & Lounge was the successor to Kilimanjaro Restaurant and Nightclub, formerly located in the Adams-Morgan section of northwest Washington DC during the 1980s. It is truly a melting pot of internationally flavored entertainment and cuisines. The cuisine here specialize in African, Caribbean and Latin, the music is an interesting blend of African and Caribbean styles. Kili's also hosts events and caters to private parties.