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Tractor Tavern

5213 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107-4809
+1 206-789-3599
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Great venue

Cool place to watch a show. Saw Jason Boland and the stragglers. Not too crowded and good beer... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Buckley, Washington
via mobile
Great Place for Live Music

The tractor is great for live music. The vibe here is casual and crowd is alway fun. bands are... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
Alex T
Seattle, Washington
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28 Aug 2017
“Great venue ”
19 Jul 2017
“Great Place for Live Music”
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5213 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107-4809
+1 206-789-3599
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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Cool place to watch a show. Saw Jason Boland and the stragglers. Not too crowded and good beer selection.

Thank B L
Reviewed 20 July 2017

The tractor is great for live music. The vibe here is casual and crowd is alway fun. bands are usually - county, folk, rock, blues. good drinks and prices. check out who's playing on their website and head over for a night of fun.

Thank Alex T
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Doors opened at 6:30, there was a small line up at that time. I would have arrived earlier had I known what we were in for. Luckily we managed to secure seats near a small bar-style table (just barely), but had we been 2 minutes...More

Thank Lorelei T
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Pretty good venue. The opening hours was a bit weird though but the good thing is that you have a great store right beside it called gold dogs and alot of other activities around so you won't get boared.

Thank Elin V
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We came for Zepparella and enjoyed our experience. The show was great and we enjoyed the drink service. The drinks are very reasonable in price and the service is fast. Seating is limited here and I would recommend you get here early if you want...More

Thank Rehsinup19
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Stopped in by myself one night recently for the Nikki Lane show. I had a really good time. The crowd was energetic and the music was great. As a southerner it was a bit odd to see what I assume is the pacific northwestern image...More

Thank Clint M
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We saw Sara Watkins here, but whatever your musical tastes this is a great venue. My personal tip is to stand near the bar because it's not as hot as the stage side.

Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 13 June 2016

I've been here a few times now for a live music show and it never disappoints. They have a wide variety of music that they bring in, the space is spare but no complaints. Standing room only and a full bar bit nothing fancy. Lots...More

Thank Degan W
Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

Just a simple dive bar. This place is nothing fancy, but it's fun. It's pretty much just standing room only with a few benches attached to the wall. By the time we left it was wall to wall people standing around listening to some really...More

Thank KristenS_11
Reviewed 23 May 2015 via mobile

We have been here several times for a show and enjoyed our experience every time. They have a wide variety of great shows they host (Cash'd out, Zeparella, Problem Child, Josh Kelly). The setting is fairly intimate so you will have a good view from...More

Thank Rehsinup19
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