Showbox Owner Sues the City

The company alleged that council members violated its constitutional rights.

09/05/2018 By Hayat Norimine


Council Members Move to Add the Showbox to Pike Place Market Historic District

"This is an exciting moment for the effort to save the Showbox."

08/09/2018 By Hayat Norimine


Seattleites Are Mourning the Showbox Site's Reported Demise

The music hall just celebrated its 79th anniversary.

07/25/2018 By Hayat Norimine


Surprise Show Announcement: Foo Fighters at Showbox This Friday

Black Friday is Foo Friday this year.

11/26/2014 By Matthew Halverson

Rock 'n' Shop

Popup: Pearl Jam at Showbox Market

Shop hundreds of unique items for your favorite Pearl Jam fan at this one-day popup.

12/05/2013 By Molly Warinsky

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Sol

The rising Seattle rapper talks about returning home after traveling abroad.

11/26/2013 By Seth Sommerfeld


December's Standup Showdowns

Jimmy Fallon vs. Rob Delaney. Chris Hardwick v. Doug Benson. Comedy is double booked next month, so make your picks.

11/26/2013 By Seth Sommerfeld

Ticket Alert

Comedy Roundup: Tracy Morgan, Sub Pop's Jubil-Eve, Fred Armisen and Pete Holmes

Live every week like it's Shark Week.

06/04/2013 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with the Cave Singers' Pete Quirk

The lead singer of the Seattle folk rock band wants you to celebrate being alive.

05/02/2013 By Seth Sommerfeld

When Doves Shop

Take Prince Shopping

His pop majesty Prince is playing four intimate shows in Seattle this month and we rounded up a list of local boutiques to suit his royal retail taste.

04/16/2013 By Amanda Zurita

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Massive Monkees' Joe "Jorawk" Stolte

We talk hip-hop, Beyonce, and the Sonics with a member of Seattle's world-champion breakdancing crew.

04/09/2013 By Seth Sommerfeld

Concert Math

See Prince for $250, Or...

How many shows can you see for the same price?

04/03/2013 By Seattle Met Staff

Ticket Alert

Prince to Play Two Nights at Showbox

In April. Let it rain!

03/21/2013 By Laura Dannen


Celebrate Massive Monkees Day, April 13

Seattle’s world-champion breakdancing troupe teaches us to spin, flip, and float.

03/15/2013 By Laura Dannen

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Hey Marseilles' Matt Bishop

The band's front man chats about new album Lines We Trace and watching what he eats.

02/27/2013 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Mudhoney's Mark Arm

The Seattle rock mainstay celebrates its 25th anniversary and preps its new album Vanishing Point.

01/30/2013 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with MC Geologic of Blue Scholars

The Seattle rapper breaks down why 2012 was a banner year for local hip-hop.

11/28/2012 By Seth Sommerfeld

Points of Reference

How Louis C.K. Shaped Ben Gibbard's 'Former Lives'

The Death Cab for Cutie frontman tells us how John Lennon and the perfection of 'Louie' informed his new solo record.

11/14/2012 By Seth Sommerfeld

Ticket Alert

The Shins to Play Showbox at the Market for Under $20

Tickets go on sale (and will sell out) this Friday.

11/13/2012 By Seth Sommerfeld


John Roderick and Friends Crash the Showbox

The Long Winters front man brings his famous music and comedy pals to town.

10/25/2012 By Seth Sommerfeld