Doors open at 8:00pm.
Here’s an interview by this year’s festival co-host, Julie Klausner.
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Showbox at the Market
1426 1st Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101
Phone: 888-929-7849Showbox at the Market is the original Showbox and, like many Seattle-Tacoma venues, has been around for a while. Opened in 1939, Showbox at the Market is an art deco-style building that has played host to an astounding range of musicians. Everyone from Mae West to Modest Mouse to Public Enemy have played here. This venue averages about 200 concerts per year.
The Green Room is a lounge and restaurant attached to the venue that typically opens two hours before performances. Here, you’ll find a bar along with a menu of casual food.
Parking and Directions
• To get to this location from I-5 South, take exit 165B for Union Street, and merge onto Union. Take a right onto 1st Avenue. Showbox will be on your right.
• To get to this location from I-5 North, take exit 165 on the left side for Seneca Street. Take a right onto 1st Avenue.The venue does not have a parking lot, but there are many pay lots located nearby as well as street parking. For street parking, make sure to read any restrictions on the pay station or signage posted. The closest parking garage is Pike Place Parking at 1531 Western Avenue, just about three blocks away.