What are the best venues for live music in Seattle?

John Roderick reveals some of the best venues in Seattle to see live music, from the classic establishments to the new kids on the block.

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Neumos Midsize venue for indie rock, plus hip-hop, country and other genres, with three bars and a mezzanine.
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Capitol Hill Block Party Music festival that overtakes the streets of Capitol Hill in late July each year.
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Showbox Local acts and well-known bands perform at this big rock club that includes a separate bar and eatery.
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Fairmont Olympic Hotel

  • Address: 411 University St, Seattle WA 98101
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Seattle
  • Phone: (206) 621-1700
  • Website: fairmont.com

Hotel FIVE

  • Address: 2200 Fifth Ave, Seattle WA 98121
  • Neighborhood: Belltown
  • Phone: (206) 441-9785
  • Website: www.staypineapple.com

Hyatt Place Seattle/Downtown