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Age Limit

Blues Alley is an all ages venue unless otherwise posted

Minimum Purchase Requirement

There is a $12 food or beverage minimum per person per show

Seating Policy

  • Seating is first come first serve with some exceptions, restrictions and rules apply.
  • Doors open at 6 PM and the earliest of 9:45 PM for the second show unless otherwise posted.
  • If you want to sit with others who have purchased tickets separately please call with the names so we can try to hold space. If you show up late there is no guarantee of seating together.
  • Bar seats are first come as well


  • Tickets are sold online, over the phone (202) 337-4141 or in person at the box office from 12 to 8 PM.
  • There is a $6.00 processing fee per ticket
  • No need to bring printed tickets, make note of your confirmation number and give your name at the door or use your email on a smartphone or like device.

Tour Groups

  • There are no discounts on tickets no matter the group size
  • Blues Alley does has dinner/show packages available for 12 or more with set menus that discount the food. Contact the club directly for more info

Dress Code

  • There is no official dress code, most dress business casual

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What Else You Should Know

  • Blues Alley is a listening club. Please keep voices to a whisper and conversations to a minimum during the performance
  • All must be seated during the performance
  • No audio recording
  • No video recording
  • No Cameras
  • No Smoking anywhere in the building

For Our Disabled Patrons

  • Performance area is accessible and on street level
  • Restrooms are located on the second floor with stair access only
  • If you are in a wheelchair please call the club so we can hold specific space to accommodate the chair

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The Foggy Bottom-GWU Metro station is located just 15 minutes from the club. It offers access to Metro's Blue and Orange lines. Follow Pennsylvania Ave. west to M Street. Continue on to Wisconsin Ave. Turn left and walk a short block to Blues Alley.


There is metered street parking and several parking garages in the area.


DizzyFounded in 1965, Blues Alley is the nation's oldest continuing jazz supper club, having showcased internationally renowned concert hall artists such as Dizzy Gillespie, Sarah Vaughan, Nancy Wilson, Grover Washington Jr., Ramsey Lewis, Charlie Byrd, Maynard Ferguson and Eva Cassidy in a small intimate setting.

Located in the heart of historic Georgetown in an 18th century red brick carriage house, Blues Alley offers its patrons a unique ambiance, reminiscent of the jazz clubs of the 1920's and 30's.

Open seven days a week, Blues Alley specializes in authentic Creole cuisine, steak and seafood dishes (Dinner served from 6:00 pm). Blues Alley has designed several discounted packages available to groups of twelve or more, and can accommodate up to one hundred and twenty five for dinner and show.

Photo of Dizzy by Michael Wilderman

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"Now THIS is a jazz club."
- Dizzy Gillespie

"Best Night Spot"
- Washingtonian Magazine

"The nation's finest jazz and supper club"
- New York Times


1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20007
Daily 6:00pm-12:30am
Tel: (202) 337-4141
Fax: (202) 337-7946
Major credit cards accepted
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For the past five decades Blues Alley has proudly presented Yamaha grand pianos on our world-renowned stage.


We are a smoke-free establishment

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