, are among the highest-grossing clubs in the world, according to Pollstar.
The 9:30 Club ranks in second place, and Rams Head in 11th place in the trade magazine's annual list of the top 100 clubs worldwide according to ticket sales. The 9:30 Club sold over 250,000 tickets in 2011; Rams Head over 140,000.
The magazine considers clubs venues that don't have fixed seating and/or are open when there aren't any concerts. The 9:30 Club, which has a capacity of about 1,200 people, still claims it's the top of its size; Terminal 5 in New York City, the highest-selling club according to Pollstar, can hold about 3,000.
On Pollstar's clubs list, Rams Head on Stage in Annapolis came in at 26 in the world. Several other regional clubs - including the Birchmere in Alexandria, and Jammin' Java in Vienna, both in Virginia - also made the cut.