Blues Alley Reopens After Fire

November 3, 2022

Georgetown’s legendary jazz club Blues Alley reopened Nov. 1, one week after a roof fire stopped the music and shut down the building. Damage to the 18th-century structure at the […]

Fire Damages Blues Alley Building 

October 26, 2022

This article was updated Oct. 27. A fire broke out on the second floor of the Blues Alley music club around sunset Oct. 25. D.C. Fire & EMS quickly responded […]

Business Ins & Outs: Blues Alley Operator Buys Blues Alley Building

August 8, 2022

Blues Alley Operator Buys Blues Alley Building Looks like the famed music venue, Blues Alley, will stay in Georgetown. Blues Alley operator, Harry Schnipper, has purchased the Blues Alley building […]

Georgetown’s Renowned Blues Alley Reopens Sept. 16

September 16, 2021

At the height of the pandemic in February 2021, it looked like D.C.’s most famous jazz supper club — Georgetown’s Blues Alley — might be shuttering for good. But now, […]

Georgetown’s Blues Alley: Another Pandemic Casualty?

February 18, 2021

If owner Harry Schnipper is unable to renegotiate the club’s lease with Snyder Properties in the coming months, the world-famous club might close for good.