Best performances in Seattle

Check out the top performances in Seattle, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. On the Boards
1. On the Boards
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14 local reviews
100 W Roy St, Seattle
+1 206-217-9886
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Kt
New Performance art house - can be edgy, can be awesome, can be provoking, always worth it. If you are into…
Shasti
Contemporary performance art and dance. Known better nationally than locally, features lots of international…
Maya
All kinds of interesting theater / modern performances happen here.
1. On the Boards
1. On the Boards
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14 local reviews
100 W Roy St, Seattle
+1 206-217-9886
Kt
Kt
New Performance art house - can be edgy, can be awesome, can be provoking, always worth it. If you are into the contemporary performance…
Shasti
Shasti
Contemporary performance art and dance. Known better nationally than locally, features lots of international artists, if you like 'the weird…
Maya
Maya
All kinds of interesting theater / modern performances happen here.
2. Columbia City Theater
2. Columbia City Theater
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57 local reviews
4916 Rainier Ave S, Seattle
+1 206-722-3009
Electronics storeHome goods storeStore
Rick
The CCT often keeps two shows rotating at a time, one out front adjacent to the bar and the other in the main…
Jeanie
Restored Vaudeville era theater. Great for music and Burlesque performances. Bar up front has open mic nights,…
Doug
A variety of music, karaoke, and rotating performances. Also, home to the 'Bourbon Bar'.
2. Columbia City Theater
2. Columbia City Theater
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57 local reviews
4916 Rainier Ave S, Seattle
+1 206-722-3009
Rick
Rick
The CCT often keeps two shows rotating at a time, one out front adjacent to the bar and the other in the main performance venue around back…
Jeanie
Jeanie
Restored Vaudeville era theater. Great for music and Burlesque performances. Bar up front has open mic nights, too.
Doug
Doug
A variety of music, karaoke, and rotating performances. Also, home to the 'Bourbon Bar'.
3. Vashon Center for the Arts
3. Vashon Center for the Arts
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12 local reviews
19600 Vashon Hwy SW, Vashon
+1 206-463-5131
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Lisa
Live performances. Check their website to see what is happening during your visit to Vashon: opera, dance,…
Sara
VCA is a half mile from Genrose Cottage. Check their schedule for upcoming events from plays, dance…
Amy
Intimate venue displaying art in the open space. Live performances scheduled weekly.
3. Vashon Center for the Arts
3. Vashon Center for the Arts
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12 local reviews
19600 Vashon Hwy SW, Vashon
+1 206-463-5131
Lisa
Lisa
Live performances. Check their website to see what is happening during your visit to Vashon: opera, dance, plays, speakers (Temple Grandin,…
Sara
Sara
VCA is a half mile from Genrose Cottage. Check their schedule for upcoming events from plays, dance performance and lots of music.
Amy
Amy
Intimate venue displaying art in the open space. Live performances scheduled weekly.
4. Meany Hall for the Performing Arts
4. Meany Hall for the Performing Arts
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6 local reviews
4040 George Washington Lane Northeast, Seattle
+1 206-543-4880
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Ashley
Find great studio, music and other cultural events at the Meany Hall for the Performing Arts. The Mainstage…
Melissa
Lots of performances by world-renowned artists/groups as well as UW students.
4. Meany Hall for the Performing Arts
4. Meany Hall for the Performing Arts
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6 local reviews
4040 George Washington Lane Northeast, Seattle
+1 206-543-4880
Ashley
Ashley
Find great studio, music and other cultural events at the Meany Hall for the Performing Arts. The Mainstage Meany Theater is one of…
Melissa
Melissa
Lots of performances by world-renowned artists/groups as well as UW students.
5. KeyArena at Seattle Center
5. KeyArena at Seattle Center
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39 local reviews
305 Harrison St, Seattle
+1 206-684-7200
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Andrea
Musical performances & sporting events. Home to Seattle University's men's basketball, the Seattle Storm of…
Darcele
Name a famous musician... Yup they've been here! Many great performances held here.
5. KeyArena at Seattle Center
5. KeyArena at Seattle Center
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39 local reviews
305 Harrison St, Seattle
+1 206-684-7200
Andrea
Andrea
Musical performances & sporting events. Home to Seattle University's men's basketball, the Seattle Storm of the WNBA & the Rat City…
Darcele
Darcele
Name a famous musician... Yup they've been here! Many great performances held here.
6. Benaroya Hall
6. Benaroya Hall
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46 local reviews
200 University St, Seattle
+1 206-215-4800
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Kate
Benaroya Hall is the home of the Seattle Symphony in Downtown Seattle, Washington, United States. It features…
Anna
Due to the large variety of events available, I often visit this lovely place, be it with family, friends or…
Annamarie
If you have the opportunity to see a performance at Benaroya Hall you will not be disappointed. The venue is…
6. Benaroya Hall
6. Benaroya Hall
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46 local reviews
200 University St, Seattle
+1 206-215-4800
Kate
Kate
Benaroya Hall is the home of the Seattle Symphony in Downtown Seattle, Washington, United States. It features two auditoria, the S. Mark…
Anna
Anna
Due to the large variety of events available, I often visit this lovely place, be it with family, friends or solo, this is the place to go…
Annamarie
Annamarie
If you have the opportunity to see a performance at Benaroya Hall you will not be disappointed. The venue is world class and the…
7. Easy Street Records & Cafe
7. Easy Street Records & Cafe
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93 local reviews
4559 California Ave SW, Seattle
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 206-938-3279
CafeElectronics storeHome goods store
Bobby
How do you write a review on one of your favorite places in the world? Vinyl records and diner breakfast at…
Robert
Easy Street Records is an independent record store located in Seattle, Washington. Easy Street opened its…
Sarah
Record store, breakfast joint ans performance venue all rolled into one. Local artists Eddie Vedder and Chris…
7. Easy Street Records & Cafe
7. Easy Street Records & Cafe
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93 local reviews
4559 California Ave SW, Seattle
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 206-938-3279
Bobby
Bobby
How do you write a review on one of your favorite places in the world? Vinyl records and diner breakfast at the same place? It can't be…
Robert
Robert
Easy Street Records is an independent record store located in Seattle, Washington. Easy Street opened its store in West Seattle in 1988, and…
Sarah
Sarah
Record store, breakfast joint ans performance venue all rolled into one. Local artists Eddie Vedder and Chris Ballew seen here often.
8. The Triple Door
8. The Triple Door
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58 local reviews
216 Union St, Seattle
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 206-838-4333
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Rob
The Musiquarium bar in the triple door is a great spot for young professionals. They have live music most…
Jackie
The Musiquarium bar in the triple door is a great spot for young professionals. They have live music most…
Cindy
Fun venue for live performance and good food. It is downtown, so it is surrounded by many, many other eating…
8. The Triple Door
8. The Triple Door
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58 local reviews
216 Union St, Seattle
Open · Closes 12:00 AM (midnight)
+1 206-838-4333
Rob
Rob
The Musiquarium bar in the triple door is a great spot for young professionals. They have live music most evenings, from jazz to rock to…
Jackie
Jackie
The Musiquarium bar in the triple door is a great spot for young professionals. They have live music most evenings, from jazz to rock to…
Cindy
Cindy
Fun venue for live performance and good food. It is downtown, so it is surrounded by many, many other eating establishments if you want to…
9. Fremont Abbey Arts Center
9. Fremont Abbey Arts Center
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16 local reviews
4272 Fremont Ave N, Seattle
+1 206-414-8325
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Sea To Sky Rentals
The Abbey is a converted church that still functions as a church on some Sundays. Their mission is "to curate…
Ann Petrich
Google it for all the arts events happening while you are visiting. Great venue and established performance…
Hugo
This is a performance space that often hosts concerts by local musicians. It's also a short walk away.
9. Fremont Abbey Arts Center
9. Fremont Abbey Arts Center
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16 local reviews
4272 Fremont Ave N, Seattle
+1 206-414-8325
Sea To Sky Rentals
Sea To Sky Rentals
The Abbey is a converted church that still functions as a church on some Sundays. Their mission is "to curate welcoming arts & cultural…
Ann Petrich
Ann Petrich
Google it for all the arts events happening while you are visiting. Great venue and established performance art site.
Hugo
Hugo
This is a performance space that often hosts concerts by local musicians. It's also a short walk away.
10. The Pink Door
10. The Pink Door
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120 local reviews
1919 Post Alley, Seattle
Open · Closes 11:30 PM
+1 206-443-3241
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Caitlin
On certain nights, you can enjoy dinner while watching a trapeze performance! Another option is to buy tickets…
Autumn
Located off of Post Alley. Amazing Italian food, great patio, super awesome atmosphere, live music,…
Kevin
Amazing Restaurant with live aerial performances and dancers. Make sure to call early to try and secure a…
10. The Pink Door
10. The Pink Door
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120 local reviews
1919 Post Alley, Seattle
Open · Closes 11:30 PM
+1 206-443-3241
Caitlin
Caitlin
On certain nights, you can enjoy dinner while watching a trapeze performance! Another option is to buy tickets to cabaret or burlesque show…
Autumn
Autumn
Located off of Post Alley. Amazing Italian food, great patio, super awesome atmosphere, live music, burlesque, aerial performances all…
Kevin
Kevin
Amazing Restaurant with live aerial performances and dancers. Make sure to call early to try and secure a table.
11. Paramount Theatre
11. Paramount Theatre
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93 local reviews
911 Pine St, Seattle
+1 206-682-1414
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Annie B
Paramount Theater is a beautiful facility with huge chandeliers, goldceilings etc. Check out which Broad way…
Arthur
This venue hosts many musicals and other performance arts. While the exterior isn't much, the interior is…
Katie
There's always a band or a fabulous musical or theater performance happening at the Paramount. Check out…
11. Paramount Theatre
11. Paramount Theatre
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93 local reviews
911 Pine St, Seattle
+1 206-682-1414
Annie B
Annie B
Paramount Theater is a beautiful facility with huge chandeliers, goldceilings etc. Check out which Broad way Shows may be visiting, or…
Arthur
Arthur
This venue hosts many musicals and other performance arts. While the exterior isn't much, the interior is nicely designed. Check their…
Katie
Katie
There's always a band or a fabulous musical or theater performance happening at the Paramount. Check out what's going on while you're here.
12. Pacific Northwest Ballet
12. Pacific Northwest Ballet
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17 local reviews
301 Mercer St, Seattle
Closed · Opens Thursday 10:00 AM
+1 206-441-2424
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Chris
Pacific Northwest Ballet Among the top echelon of dance companies in the world, Pacific Northwest Ballet…
Hannah
Classical and modern ballet performances full of vitality and expressiveness. Elise has been coming here…
Natalie
PNB stages more than 100 ballet performances annually.
12. Pacific Northwest Ballet
12. Pacific Northwest Ballet
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17 local reviews
301 Mercer St, Seattle
Closed · Opens Thursday 10:00 AM
+1 206-441-2424
Chris
Chris
Pacific Northwest Ballet Among the top echelon of dance companies in the world, Pacific Northwest Ballet performs a variety of classical and…
Hannah
Hannah
Classical and modern ballet performances full of vitality and expressiveness. Elise has been coming here since she was 4, and now I'm a…
Natalie
Natalie
PNB stages more than 100 ballet performances annually.