John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

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Commonly referred to as the Kennedy Center, it is a performing arts center located on the Potomac River.

It is the busiest performing arts facility in the United States and annually hosts approximately 2,000 performances each year.

The center consists of many different venues:

Opera House
Eisenhower Theater
Family Theater
Terrace Theater
The Theater Lab
Millennium Stage
KC Jazz Club

The Kennedy Center Honors have been awarded annually here since 1978. Past inductees include:

Ray Charles
Pete Seeger
B.B. King
Bob Dylan
Stevie Wonder
Chuck Berry
Paul Simon
James Brown
Elton John
Tina Turner
Smokey Robinson
Diana Ross
Brian Wilson
The Who (Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey)
Bruce Springsteen
Paul McCartney
Neil Diamond
Buddy Guy
Led Zeppelin (John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page and Robert Plant)
Billy Joel
Carlos Santana
Al Green
Carole King
The Eagles (Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Timothy B. Schmit and Joe Walsh)

The Kennedy Center
2700 F St NW
Washington DC 20566