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Showbox

1426 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98101-2004
+1 206-628-3151
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Fun concert venue

Great place to view a concert. Good sight lines, Lots of energy in the crowd. Good seats, excellent... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Dan H
via mobile
Staff is rude and incompetent

Decent venue, but staff is incredibly rude and incompetent. I was forcibly removed from the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
DC1717
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1426 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98101-2004
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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!

Thank Dan H
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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

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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

1  Thank Rhonda S
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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

1  Thank Marco W
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Reviewed 7 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

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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

Thank Lisa N
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Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed a show here last night. Easy to get thru the lines, well organized set up. There is like five bars inside, so yes the drinks are expensive but not one line to get them!! A small floor with several elevated areas to sit...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2017

We were all waiting wondering what the heck is up ? at a closed and locked up Showbox SODO because that is where our concert was SUPPOSED to be until they changed the venue to this downtown Showbox without telling us at all. Showbox SODO...More

1  Thank KweqSmanit
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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...More

Thank ReaderPat
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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...More

1  Thank BLewis1362
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