1010 E. Pike St.
Seattle, WA 98122
The Havana Social Club is a fun and lively club in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle. It serves delicious, strong drinks and features a couple of nights where you can enjoy DJ-spun oldies music and dancing. On Tuesdays, experience the Real Love 90s night, where ladies get in free until 11 p.m. and DJs spin various old-school music from the 90s, including Michael Jackson hits. On Thursdays, it’s Sophisticated Mama night and there is no cover charge. The house DJ spins a bunch of vintage soul that will definitely bring you back in time once you hear it.
526 Queen Anne Ave.
Seattle, WA 98109
The Mecca Cafe and Bar is a smaller social venue that has one of the best jukeboxes in all of Seattle. The bar’s slogan is “alcoholics serving alcoholics since 1929.” You enjoy various drink specials during the bar’s workaholics happy hour, which is from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday. While there’s no room for dancing, the jukebox is filled with a number of older, hit songs going back to the 80s (think Wham) and before.
2033 6th Ave.
Seattle, WA 98121
Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley is a popular, live music venue that features a number of old-school music including jazz, rhythm and blues (R&B), soul and contemporary pop. At Dimitriou’s, all seating areas have excellent views of the center stage, as well as phenomenal acoustics, so you’ll be able to enjoy the show regardless of your seating arrangement. Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley has featured Grammy-nominated artists such as Burt Bacharach and Judy Collins, tribute bands playing music from artists like Steely Dan, and swing-band rock from bands like the Cherry Poppin’ Daddies.
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216 Union St.
Seattle, WA 98101
The Triple Door is considered one of the best live venues in Seattle, according to various critics and music reviewers. Every month, it features numerous live performances from independent artists, as well as tribute bands, burlesque troupes and more. Some notable performances you may want to check out include the Pacific Northwest’s own Jr. Cadillac, a Sinatra tribute by Joey Jewell and Jim Kerl’s Swingin’ Sixties Orchestra, an acoustic set by Grand Funk Railroad’s Mark Farner, the music of Patsy Cline by Sweet Dreams, The Doors “L.A. Woman” from Classic Music Live, 60s rock band Iron Butterfly and 80s folk music singer, Suzanne Vega.
429 Eastlake Ave. E.
Seattle, WA 98109
Seattle’s Lo-Fi Performance Gallery features live bands DJs that are national and international, as well as local. This music and dancing venue has two main rooms and two bars, with each having its own individual sound system. Events hosted at Lo-Fi include dance parties from the 80s, 90s and early 2000’s, in addition to various genres of music including 70s funk, old-school soul, R&B and hip-hop. If you get bored with the music, you can always kick back in the club’s vintage arcade room and try your luck at some games.
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