Neumos has established itself as a mainstay venue for local and international artists in the heart of Capitol Hill for decades.
500 - 650
Situated just below Neumos, Barboza caters to a more intimate vibe with an excellent stage and long accommodating bar.
150 - 200
The Rendezvous is a multi-purpose venue with a basement bar (called The Grotto) lounge, classic dining room, and original 1920s decor in the thick of Belltown. Great space for intimate shows of all kinds.
50 - 80
El Corazon is a staple venue tucked next to I-5 serving some of Seattle's best punk, heavy-rock, and metal shows for years.
Chop Suey is a cornerstone venue in Capitol Hill that plays host to local and national acts alike. With a small Den to accommodate more intimate shows, Chop is a versatile space within the community.
Victory Lunge is everything you want in a punk-bar: stage on the floor, cheap libations, and a friendly DIY aesthetic. All varieties of rock are welcome here, from garage, punk, to americana.
Funhouse maintains a reputation as one of Seattle's most pivotal punk-venues for hosting now-famous artists when they were just starting out. Funhouse moved next door to El Corazon, but not much else has changed.
Lo-Fi boasts two rooms, each with their own sound system and bar that hosts local, national, and international artists of all genres and tastes. Lo-fi is also a neighbor and counter-point to Victory Lounge.
For over 20 years Tractor Tavern has provided nightly music of local, national, and international artists in a charming, western-style bar. Great medium-sized venue in the heart of Ballard.
Sunset Tavern is situated just down the road from Tractor Tavern and acts as an equally charming, more intimate venue in the middle of Ballard
Showbox Market is one of Seattle's largest venues for local, national, and international artists. The space itself has hosted music since the early 20th century.
Showbox's SODO location is near Safeco and Century Link Fields with a slightly larger space opened since 2007.
Located in Capitol Hill, The Highline caters to artists of the heavy variety like metal, doom, punk, and loud rock. The Highline also offers an extensive menu of vegetarian and vegan food.
The High Dive resides in Fremont and has secured itself as a unique space in the neighborhood as a venue for local and touring artists.
Substation is a relatively new venue in between Fremont and Ballard and hosts a variety of local artists including open mic nights. Substation is also affiliated with several practice rooms and a recording studio
As the oldest vaudeville theater in the state of Washington, Columbia City Theater has hosted artists of all genres in a critically acclaimed live room.
The Kraken is located in the University District and caters to loud rock, punk, metal, local, and touring artists in a divey, intimate bar and stage.
The Paramount is one of Seattle's largest theaters, playing host to artists, comedians, and productions both local and from all over the world.
Hiding below The Unicorn, Narwhal is laden with arcades games and bright colors with occasional rock, cover-band, hip-hop, or drag show.
The Neptune is a multi-use venue for local and touring artists, with history that dates back as a cinema theater since the early 20th century.
As Seattle's oldest operating theater, The Moore still plays host to a variety of artists and productions, both local, national, and international.
The Crocodile has been apart of the Seattle live music scene since the early 1990s. Today they book artists of all kinds, both local and touring.