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Outstanding Venue

The Showbox is an excellent music venue. It's small enough for fans to see the stage show from any... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2018
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Amazing Venue

We went to the Showbox for a Puddles Pity Party performance. Wow, what an incredible venue! We got... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
Oak Harbor, Washington
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25 Jul 2018
“Outstanding Venue”
3 Jun 2018
“Amazing Venue”
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Reviewed 25 July 2018

The Showbox is an excellent music venue. It's small enough for fans to see the stage show from any vantage point, yet large enough to accommodate a decent size audience. The sound is excellent, as was the waitstaff service.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank joannatjohnson
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

We went to the Showbox for a Puddles Pity Party performance. Wow, what an incredible venue! We got there early and snagged a parking spot in the 2nd and Union garage around the corner. We enjoyed pre-show drinks in the attached Kerns Music Store, which...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank dawnzascorp
Reviewed 29 March 2018

I watched James Bay perform at Showbox and it was fantastic. James Bay's amazing performance aside, Showbox was a great venue for that to happen. They had a great system of letting people in and picking up tickets and there was plenty of space for...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Sam G
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

My fiancée and I went to see silver sun pick ups here we also saw other bands there in the past it’s so fun a great space. I love seeing live band there it’s a killer venue though hard to get vip tables for I...More

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank kissedlightning
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Great place to view a concert. Good sight lines, Lots of energy in the crowd. Good seats, excellent sound. Drink prices reasonable for a club. All the staff were personable and helpful. We’d come back again to see a group we liked!

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank danhD3933HL
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Decent venue, but staff is incredibly rude and incompetent. I was forcibly removed from the venue...because I didn't have a 21 and over wrist band. I am 32 and I wasn't drinking that night. I entered the venue through the main entrance and purchased my...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank DC1717
Reviewed 18 January 2018

Been there a couple times now to see Big Head Todd and it is set up very well. There are several bar areas to get drinks, so you don't spend your time waiting just to get a drink. It's close to Pike Street Market and...More

Date of experience: December 2017
3  Thank Rhonda S
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

With capacity of 1000 people this is a great mid sized venue for live music. If you want to nudge a bit, you can get pretty close to the stage yet there is plenty of room at the sides to watch peacefully. There is a...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank MarcoSeattle_WA
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I saw one of my favorite singers of all time. I enjoyed the concert once I was there. Buying tickets was a little confusing. My cousin and I were truly willing to pay for premium seats, but there was no clear way to do that....More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Urbancitygirl64
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This review is for the Showbox SoDo - It's a great concert venue if you're willing to stand. They do have seating, but it's limited & will cost you more. I love the lower ticket prices and less crowds! Staff was friendly, sound was great....More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank 63lisan
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