Ready to take it to the next level? Before you even buy a ticket we’re going to show you how much you mean to us …

  • A free sweet treat during your birthday month :
    We’ll send you a birthday e-card during your birthday month. Just drop us a note at friends@930.com at least 72 hours before you’ll be at a show and we’ll reserve a cupcake for you. 9:30 Cupcakes will be available at 9:30 Club, Merriweather Post Pavilion and 9:30 presents at U Street Music Hall shows. Lincoln Logs will be available at Lincoln Theatre.
  • Free Shipping for online merchandise orders :
    Just enter LOYALTY and your member # at checkout
  • Entrance to Friends With Benefits Events and Parties :
    We’ll host special events for our “Friends” so be on the lookout for invitations and pencil us in
  • Special Access to Pre-Sales :
    We’ll send out links in advance of pre-sales for select shows. Be on the lookout so you can be one of the first!
  • Opportunities for tickets to Sold Out Shows :
    From time to time, we’ll be able to get a secret stash so we can share with our friends. We’ll be sure to email you and let you know when these become available.
  • Guaranteed Entrance to our pre-doors party, Gatecrashers, when you attend a show at Merriweather

Once a member, you can earn points by:

  • Earn 10 points :
    Buying tickets online at Ticketfly.com or at the 9:30 Club, Merriweather, or Lincoln Theatre Box office. There’s no need to enter a number, just make sure your email address on Ticketfly matches up with the email address you used to register for Friends with Benefits. Credit for purchasing tickets online will show up in your account within 72 hours.

    In addition, you can buy tickets online for any of our I.M.P. shows at Echostage, Patriot Center, Meyerhoff Symphony Orchestra and more. Just make sure your Ticketmaster email matches up with the email address you used to register for Friends with Benefits. We don’t get access to Ticketmaster purchasing data immediately so credit for these purchases will show up in your account within 72 hours of the show date.
  • Earn 25 points :
    Attending a 9:30 presents at U Street Music Hall show with a paid ticket when you get your FWB card scanned at the door.
  • Earn 35 points :
    Attending a show at 9:30 Club with a paid ticket when you get your FWB card scanned at the door.
  • Earn 40 points :
    Attending a show at Lincoln Theatre with a paid ticket when you get your FWB card scanned at the door.
  • Earn 55 points :
    Attending a show at Merriweather Post Pavilion with a paid ticket when you get your FWB card scanned at the gate.
  • Earn 50 points :
    Attending a show at Echostage with a paid ticket when you get your FWB card scanned at the 9:30 table.
  • Earn 55 points :
    Attending a show at Patriot Center with a paid ticket when you get your FWB card scanned at the 9:30 table.
  • Earn 55 points :
    Attending a show at Meyerhoff Symphony Orchestra with a paid ticket when you get your FWB card scanned at the 9:30 table.
  • Earn 1 point for each dollar spent :
    Buying artist or house merch at 9:30 Club, Merriweather Post Pavilion, and Lincoln Theatre.
  • Earn 1 point for each dollar spent :
    Buying food and beverage at 9:30 Club, Merriweather Post Pavilion, and Lincoln Theatre.
  • Earn 1 point :
    Tweet or post that you’ve bought tickets to an upcoming show. Once you’ve purchased tickets on Ticketfly.com, click the button to share and you’ll be directed to a special Friends with Benefits social page to share and tweet.

See some of our favorite rewards below or click here to see all you’ll be able to save for!