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Address: 1426 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98101-2004
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+1 206-628-3151
09:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00

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My sons and I went to several concerts in different venues on my 5-week Seattle trip. This was my favorite venue. When I wanted to "quiet the noise" a bit, I could go to the bar... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2017
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

My sons and I went to several concerts in different venues on my 5-week Seattle trip. This was my favorite venue. When I wanted to "quiet the noise" a bit, I could go to the bar area that is part of the property but outside the concert venue and still hear the music. The sound was not as overpowering in... More 

Thank ReaderPat
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

With all of the venues I've been to this was unfortunately my least favorite. Not that it's a bad venue!! The concert was great. I tried calling ahead that day to see what was allowed in as myself and my friend were alone. I left my stun gun and went with my pocket knife and my pepper spray. Aware that... More 

Thank BLewis1362
Whitehorse, Canada
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Best show! Great venue! Fast drink service, great view to the stage and the sound is great in there.

Thank GaetzGirl
Seattle, Washington
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350 reviews
80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

The Showbox is my favorite music venue in Seattle. The half circle setup and elevated bar areas give this place great acoustics and clear sightlines to the performers from every angle.

Thank liquidmj
Seattle, Washington
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80 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

The Showbox on 1st Avenue is my absolute favorite small venue in Seattle! It's a pretty big space, and there's only a little bit of seating so they can get a lot of people in there. There are bars all the way around the venue except on the side with the stage and bathrooms, so it's usually not too hard... More 

Thank JupiterCherry
Helsinki, Finland
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42 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Went to see this legendary reggae artist at Showbox on my first ever day in Seattle. The doormen seemed a bit harsh at first but then again it is their job. Good strong drinks, friendly bartenders and nice people. A good venue and an interesting retro atmosphere. A good night.

Thank nana-elina
Vancouver, Canada
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188 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Perfect sized venue for an intimate affair. I never felt crowded or trampled even though I was front and centre for a sold out gypsy punk band. Neat light show on the centre ceiling! Great location, and services. Staff and security were friendly too! Well done.

Thank Scarlett S
Shelton, Washington
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30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

Showbox is a cool venue. Been there a few times. SoDo is solid also. Always has pretty decent bands that I like. Nothing bad to say

Thank Derick D
Seattle, Washington
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24 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2016

I went to enjoy a concert but, something I like is to going places well-organised. It is, in fact, one of the best I visited.

Thank Diego R
Vancouver, Canada
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379 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Saw Grace Potter at the Showbox in downtown Seattle. Great venue which is within a few blocks of a number of restaurants and close to the Pike Place Market.

Thank 998MichaelW998

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