Photos: Get a Sneak Peek of The Anthem, DC's New Southwest Venue

WASHINGTON — The District’s latest entertainment venue The Anthem opens this week with a sold-out Foo Fighters show.

But before you rock out Thursday night, a soft opening Sunday gave a sneak peak of the stage and its many offerings at The Wharf destination, as part of D.C.’s new Southwest Waterfront development.

See photos from Sunday’s soft opening at The Anthem.

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The Anthem is a 6,000-seat venue meant for events such as concerts, seminars, galas and more. (WTOP\/Reada Kessler)\n","ampmedia":"\n\n\t\t","alt":""},{"type":"photo","media":"

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Expect to see acts such as Erykah Badu, St. Vincent, Little Big Town, Lorde and more.\u00a0(WTOP\/Reada Kessler)\n","ampmedia":"\n\n\t\t","alt":""},{"type":"photo","media":"

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The Anthem also offers plenty of drink and food options. (WTOP\/Reada Kessler)\n","ampmedia":"\n\n\t\t","alt":""},{"type":"photo","media":"

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