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1426 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98101-2004
+1 206-628-3151
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Toots & the Maytals

Went to see this legendary reggae artist at Showbox on my first ever day in Seattle. The doormen... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2016
Helsinki, Finland
via mobile
Just right.

Perfect sized venue for an intimate affair. I never felt crowded or trampled even though I was... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2016
Scarlett S
Vancouver, Canada
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1426 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98101-2004
+1 206-628-3151
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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...More

Thank nana-elina
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...More

Thank Scarlett S
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
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
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
Reviewed 15 October 2015

i have attended two shows here, and it has been a great experience both times. the venue is roomy, there's food, cheap drinks, tables, and a great view of the stage. i'll keep coming back!

Thank Appetight
Reviewed 14 October 2015

There are those that prefer BIG shows in venues seating thousands. Then there are those that prefer a more intimate setting, with more shows and damn it, better music. I think I have been going to the Showbox forever, seeing some of my favorite shows....More

Thank Snowghostridin
Reviewed 1 July 2015

2 of my friends and I traveled to Seattle from NC to see Lights. We got in line about an hour before doors were to open when we overheard the people in front of us complaining that if you're over 21 you get to go...More

Thank Morgan K
Reviewed 1 May 2015 via mobile

We went to the Rupaul show. We got there at 7, doors open at 8 show starts at 9. WRONG! Doors didn't open till around 11!! No one told us why we were still waiting or gave us credit for waiting 4 hours.. There was...More

Thank snomanroll
Reviewed 18 November 2014

I've been going to the Showbox since 1980. I met my husband (now ex, but what great days) there in 1981. I've seen some amazing shows, and more amazing, it remains one of the best places to see a band. About 1000 times better than...More

Thank KRoan
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brooke l
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