Yesterday, Hank Dietle’s announced that it would require proof of vaccination or a negative covid test 48 hours prior to any event.

Soon after, popular DC Area live music venues, The Anthem, 9:30 Club, Merriweather Post Pavilion, and a Lincoln Theatre, released a joint message that they would also be requiring any patrons who attend live events to be vaccinated or provide proof of a negative covid test within 72 hours of a live event.

The reaction on social media has been overwhelmingly positive as these live music venues take steps to ensure they can remain operating as restrictions tighten due to a rise in cases of the Covid delta variant.

The full message can be seen below:


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