9:30 Club is the best-attended club in the world. ( Kyle Gustafson/For The Washington Post)

The 1,200-capacity venue remains the centerpiece of D.C.’s concert scene. For proof: Check out our list of the area’s top rock clubs. The venue celebrated its 30th anniversary last May, and half of those years are at its current Ninth and V Street NW location.

Just for fun, here’s the most memorable night I’ve spent there — last June’s legendarily disastrous Hole concert.