Blues Alley

(202) 337-4141 | View Website

1073 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC | Directions   20007

38.904691 -77.062635

Open Hours

Daily 6:00pm-12:30am

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More Categories: Community Organizations

Bar & Club Special Features: Live Music

Bar & Club Type of Music: Blues, Jazz

Payment Methods: American Express, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

Neighborhoods: Georgetown, Northwest, Northwest Washington

Blues Alley

From The Owners of Blues Alley

Don't be fooled by the name: this is a jazz club. All the big names play (or have played) this intimate Georgetown venue, which is pricey,…

Sarah Vaughan's Filet Mignon, Jerry "The Iceman" Butler Baked Salmon, Phyllis Hyman's Stuffed Shrimp, Tony Bennett's Shrimp and Artichoke Hearts, Dizzy Gillespie's Shrimp Creole, Joe William's Jambalaya, Nancy Wilson's Barbeque Chicken Creole, Stanley Turrentine's Crab Cakes, Les McCann's Stuffed Pork Chops, McCoy Tyner's Reddened Fish... more

Reviews from Around the Web

over a year ago

Intimacy At It's Best – I recently went to see Alex Bugnon at Blues Alley and let me just say that it was the perfect venue to see this awesome performer. The intimate seating, great accoustics and tasty evening fare made this a night to remember!

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over a year ago

Not what it used to be.... – My greatest visual experiences were at Blues Alley. I saw Buddy Rich and Count Basie there and locked eyes with them from 5 to 10 feet away. I have also paid $45 or so to be placed off to the side and was literally rubbing thighs with…

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over a year ago

Harrington Review Tucked in an alley off Wisconsin Avenue NW just above the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal in Georgetown, Blues Alley is named for its location. The actual fare is mostly jazz, with some R&B and soul. For four decades, Blues Alley…

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over a year ago

Hahn Review Playing the Blues For 40 Years By Fritz Hahn Washington Post Weekend Section Friday, July 1, 2005 Jazz fans visiting Blues Alley for the first time might be forgiven for thinking they've stumbled onto a movie set. The…

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