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Apr 26   Old Town Pub was added to Olympic Peninsula/Bremerton/Hood Canal , Silverdale.

Apr 26   Obsidian Cafe was added to Olympia, Olympia.

Apr 26   Lucky Liquor Tavern was added to Federal Way/Kent/Auburn/Renton, Tukwila.

Apr 26   Kelly's Mercantile was added to Federal Way/Kent/Auburn/Renton, Enumclaw.

Apr 25   New review for Paula's Wine Knot.
5.0 out of 5 stars  Super cool venue for private functions. Great stage and sound system. Vast selection of beers and wines, super food. Bands and sound man paid by party booking the place, food…

Apr 25   Paula's Wine Knot was added to Monroe/Snohomish, Monroe.

Apr 5   New review for 88 Keys.
5.0 out of 5 stars  the staff do the best they can to show each and every guest a good time, having amazing piano singers is one thing, but great food and drinks? of course…

Apr 4   New review for Jade Lounge.
4.0 out of 5 stars  This is a charming little venue, perfect for acoustic music. Good food and drinks. Just a couple of things could make this venue even better. First, is the lighting -…

Apr 4   Jade Lounge was added to SE Portland, Portland.

Apr 4   New review for Flights Pub.
5.0 out of 5 stars  Flights is fantastic. Was there for both shows they had this weekend, as I had friends playing both nights. Place was packed, sound was awesome, and both of my friends…

Apr 1   New review for Mirkwood Store & Shire Cafe.
4.0 out of 5 stars  Nice, friendly staff. Great food, too. Really cool room and stage. Overall, a fun place to play. $5 cover goes mostly to the band.

Mar 23   New review for Big Al's Sports Bar.
5.0 out of 5 stars  We've played there twice, there's enough room, there's 5 of us, an enthusiastic crowd, paid on the night, can't fault it.

Mar 22   New review for Uncle Sam's American Bar & Grill.
1.0 out of 5 stars  Booked on a weekday night. Was given a percentage of the till - which after dividing among all of us wouldn't have been enough to pay for a set of…

Mar 17   New review for The Triple Door.
1.0 out of 5 stars  Incredibly disappointing experience trying to book "Seattle's Best Live Music Venue". Apparently they think that $150-$200 for a large band, for a 3-hour show, is acceptable for anyone with 'not-Macklemore'…

Feb 21   New review for Kroakers.
4.0 out of 5 stars  Fun place to play! Dave, the owner, is super friendly and accommodating. He installed a big stage for us, brought in an experienced soundman and cleared out a big space…

Feb 5   New review for Oxford Saloon & Eatery.
4.0 out of 5 stars  Good place to play. Good food, decent service, medium size stage. PA is decent, but not great, included soundman does a fair job. Monitors are not so great. Capacity is…

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