Across the street from Pike Place Market, this large club books a wide variety of local and name rock acts. Definitely the downtown rock venue for performers with a national following. There's a second club, Showbox SoDo, at 1700 First Ave. S.
This 1,000-seat venue attracts notable touring bands through its solid reputation on the national alternative, hip-hop and rock scenes.:
Generally, there's a young, attractive and fairly polite audience, but the tone always varies with the nature of the headlining band. In the early 1900s, the Showbox was a...