Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl, left, and I.M.P. chairman Seth Hurtwitz tour The Anthem while under construction. (I.M.P.)

The Anthem, I.M.P.‘s new concert hall at The Wharf on D.C.‘s Southwest waterfront, has an opening act. Foo Fighters — led by Virginia-bred rocker Dave Grohl — is set to headline the venue’s first show on Oct. 12, I.M.P., the company behind the 9:30 Club, announced today.

“There was never any question about who would open. There was no Plan B,” I.M.P. chairman and 9:30 Club and The Anthem co-owner Seth Hurwitz said in a statement.

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Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday through Ticketfly and cost $100-$175. The Anthem holds 2,500 to 6,000 people. More concerts will be announced later this month. Foo Fighters recently released a new single, “Run.”

The Anthem, 901 Wharf St. SW;