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Hercules & Love Affair perform at the Rock n Roll Hotel.
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Hercules & Love Affair perform at the Rock n Roll Hotel.

Can live music turn around a neighborhood? The Rock 'n' Roll Hotel, which turns five this fall, has helped spur development in the once-struggling H Street corridor. Through a steady stream of shows, the club has brought thousands of live music fans to the neighborhood and encouraged restaurant owners to invest there. Sam Sessa heads to H Street to learn more about the role of rock music in revitalization.

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