U Street Music Hall
Opened March 17th, 2010, U Street Music Hall is a DJ-owned and operated basement dance club and live music venue. Its 500-person capacity room features one of the city’s best sound systems, a 1200 square foot cork-cushioned dance floor and two bars with a full liquor selection.
About the U Street Music Foundation
As D.C.’s music scene continues to expand, it’s incredibly important for us to ensure that we’re building something for future generations and not just ourselves. The U Street Music Foundation is a nonprofit organization supporting music education programs and events for Ward 1 and Washington D.C. area youth. Through grants to nonprofits and education programs, hands-on events and strategic partnerships, the U Street Music Foundation seeks to forge stronger bonds between the rich musical culture in Washington D.C. and the communities in which it exists.
Rusko Christopher Mercer, aka Rusko was born in Leeds in 1985 to a musical family. From day dot Rusko was surrounded by music whether it be his families piano’s, guitars, banjo’s and saxophones or in his later years the heavy reggae and dub sound systems of Leeds, music has always been an integral part of Rusko’s life. After [more]