Washington, D.C. Performing Arts

Coolidge Auditorium at the Library of Congress

  • 101 Independence Ave. SE Map It
  • Capitol Hill
  • Music

Fodor's Review

Since its first concert, in 1925, the Coolidge has hosted most of the 20th- and 21st-century's greatest performers and composers, including Copland and Stravinsky. Today, the theater draws musicians from all genres, including classical, jazz, and gospel, and the hall continues to wow audiences with its near-perfect acoustics and sightlines. Concert tickets are free, but must be ordered in advance through Ticketmaster. Because of the Library's security procedures, patrons are urged to arrive 30 minutes before the start of each event.

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Library of Congress, Jefferson Bldg., 101 Independence Ave. SE, Washington, District of Columbia, 20540, USA

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Website: www.loc.gov


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