Top 10 concerts to see this winter

Looking for something to do in Seattle in winter 2022? Why not check out one of the many concerts happening this winter! From big names in the music industry to up-and-coming artists, there’s sure to be a show that piques your interest. Live music scene in Seattle attracts amazing talent as local venues are top-notch. You are sure to find something that you will love. 

You can find a concert any night of the week, just check this calendar of concerts in Seattle in winter of 2022.

January 27, 2022
  • D. Savage at Chop Suey

Chop Suey is a popular dance club in Seattle, located in the Capitol Hill neighborhood. The space accommodates a wide range of music styles, and you’ll be able to catch a variety of events of different calibers: live concerts, DJ sets/dance parties, after-parties following shows at larger venues in the area. Its small space creates a unifying atmosphere of nightlife and makes you feel like you know just about everyone at the party: from the barman in the back to the band’s frontman. You may also stop by some special events like karaoke or Bootie Seattle at Chop Suey. Whatever your plans are, this venue has something to offer!

January 28, 2022
  • Kane Brown – Blessed & Free Tour at Climate Pledge Arena

Climate Pledge Arena rose under the historic roof, built in 1962 for Seattle World’s Fair. And such re-use perfectly fits this venue’s intention to become the first certified zero carbon arena in the world! Another huge part of its identity builds on the support of Washington’s tribal nations and Native organizations.
The arena has a concert seating capacity of 17,200 and features top-of-the-line sound and lighting systems, as well as a large stage that can accommodate any type of performance. The arena also has a number of VIP amenities, as well as ADA-compliant spaces.

Some of the biggest names in music like The Weekend have performed at the Climate Pledge Arena, you don’t want to miss the next one!

Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle, WA
February 2, 2022
  • All Them Witches at The Showbox

The Showbox is a historic and popular music venue for both local and touring artists in Seattle, located at 1426 First Avenue. It took on many forms throughout the years, from Improv Comedy Club to the music venue we know today. It was even once saved from de-construction by the local public, which proves that the theater is an important landmark of Seattle’s culture.In 2007 The Showbox expanded its family adding Showbox SoDo – a larger music venue converted to such from a former warehouse. Showbox SoDo has since hosted many greats like Panic! at the Disco and Adam Lambert.

The Showbox in Seattle, WA
February 6, 2022
  • Sean Rowe at The Sunset Tavern

The Sunset Tavern is a popular music venue and a bar in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle. The venue is well-known for its laid-back atmosphere and its wide selection of beers and spirits.

The Betty’s Room is worthy of a special mention. The Betty’s Room is a front bar area of the Tavern. It was modeled after a similar bar in the basement of a home of Don and Betty – a fun couple of regulars that truly knew how to party. Don built the room for Betty to have all their friends over more often; and for these two everybody is a friend!

To this day The Sunset Tavern keeps this tradition of a welcoming, light-hearted atmosphere up. You can come to watch a game, shoot some pool, or just hang out with friends. It’s a place that everyone should visit at least once. 

The Sunset Tavern in Seattle, WA
February 7, 2022
  • Shinedown at The Moore Theatre

The Moore Theatre is located in the heart of Seattle’s theater district. It has been a mainstay of the city’s arts and entertainment scene for 115 years and stays the oldest operating theater in Seattle.

The Moore is a traditional proscenium theater, but it has a place for anyone: local community events, such as lectures, beauty pageants, and local dance or musical groups, as well as more “alternative” touring musicians and theater. From hard-core punk to symphonic music. You’ll find your place within the walls of this legend.

The Moore Theatre in Seattle, WA
February 11, 2022
  • Paul Reiser at The Neptune Theatre

The Neptune Theatre is a part of the Seattle Theatre Group as well as The Moore. It is a high-ceiling space with a capacity of 800 seats, originally built as a movie theater, but later converted into a live music venue. It is one of the few remaining atmospheric theaters that features a Middle Eastern-inspired interior, with blue and gold colors, and various ornaments bringing the room together.

The Neptune hosts concerts with a broad selection of musical genres, independent film events, comedy shows, lecturers, education and community programs, and many free public events.

The Neptune Theatre in Seattle, WA
February 19, 2022
  • Rose City Band w/ Low Hums & guests at Tractor Tavern

Tractor Tavern is housed in a historic building built in 1902 on Ballard Avenue. At first, it was starting out as a jazz and folk place and was named Old Town Music Hall. But the avenue area wasn’t a popular place for this kind of events at the time, so the venue needed a rebrand. It gained its familiar name in 1994. The story is simple — there was a tractor painting on the wall above the bar, so the decision was quick. Since then Tractor Tavern went through its alt-country phase and eventually started attracting musicians of various styles. It is a great old-soul bar, with an intimate atmosphere definitely worth checking out while you’re in Seattle.

Tractor Tavern in Seattle, WA
February 21-22, 2022

Benaroya Hall is a stunning concert venue located in the heart of Seattle’s downtown. It is accented by a line of commercial buildings on one side, and by a beautiful terraced garden on the other. The hall is a complex of two spaces: 2,479-seat S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium and 536-seat Benaroya Nordstrom Recital Hall.

Benaroya Hall’s design is unique and detailed: traditional faceted, coffered shape, defined by massive wood and plaster surfaces helps to diffuse sound effectively, providing the best experience both visually and acoustically.

Benaroya Hall S. Mark Taper Auditorium in Seattle, WA
February 25, 2022
  • #What2022SoundsLike at Octave 9: Raisbeck Music Center at Benaroya Hall

Octave 9: Raisbeck Music Center at Benaroya Hall in Seattle is a world-class performing arts center that combines music and technology to expand how you experience live music. The center is equipped with a 360° projection surface that synchronizes with sound to immerse you in a completely new and different environment. 

Octave 9 is home to the Seattle Symphony’s education programs and community engagement. It also serves as an artistic incubator for musicians to come together in a safe, friendly space and learn from each other. As well as hosts all sorts of events, from business meetings to chamber performances.

Octave 9: Raisbeck Music Center at Benaroya Hall in Seattle, WA
February 28, 2022
  • The Sword at Neumos

It is the second Neumos’ lifetime after it reopened in 2003. In 2017 it received a revamp, during which new sound systems and state-of-the-art lighting were installed. The Shins, Muse, Adele, Eagles of Death Metal are just a tiny part of the extensive list of performers and styles of music the walls of Neumos have invited. Besides the music venue, Neumos also hosts several businesses like The Runway and Barboza. And all three of the spaces are available for private events from 20 people to 750.

Neumos in Seattle, WA

Seattle’s music scene is thriving and constantly evolving. From small and intimate settings to large and impressive stages, there’s music right in the heart of the city!

Encore Spotlight mission is to inspire and inform our readers about the amazing things happening in Seattle. We recommend the best and help you arrange an unforgettable evening. Don’t stay at home, go explore this beautiful and lively city with some live music in the background.

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