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Nov 8   New review for Poggies Tavern.
3.0 out of 5 stars  Old school narrow tavern near the Junction in West Seattle. Great location but crowds vary. Great owner who respect the musicians. Small stage in the back, tight squeeze for four…

Nov 8   Poggies Tavern was added to Seattle, Seattle.

Nov 8   New review for Boxcar Alehouse.
2.0 out of 5 stars  Dive bar in Interbay area, Magnolia. Decent place for newer bands to try. PA provided. You play in the back of the house near pool table. Crowds vary, many locals…

Nov 8   Boxcar Alehouse was added to Seattle, Seattle.

Oct 8   New review for Zola's Cafe.
5.0 out of 5 stars  Very nice place to play. Zola's was very nice to us for one of our first gigs. The crowd is receptive and chill. They have country and jazz acts on…

Oct 4   New review for Biddy McGraw's.
3.0 out of 5 stars  Doesn't exist anymore.

Oct 4   New review for East Burn.
5.0 out of 5 stars  Probably the best open mic in the Portland area. Starts on time, good sound system, good audiences. A great place to try new music, comedy, and so forth.

May 4   New review for Irish Pub On Washington Street.
1.0 out of 5 stars  New owner, no live music.

Apr 3   New review for The Loggers.
5.0 out of 5 stars  Awesome outside stage. Played last summer. Fit the whole band well. Sound guys knew what they were doing and were attentive to our setup and needs and helped with gear…

Apr 3   The Loggers was added to Monroe/Snohomish, Sultan.

Apr 3   New review for Bubba's Roadhouse.
4.0 out of 5 stars  Cool place, great food, good drinks, pretty fair pay too. A little bit of a drive to draw really strong, but decent local crowd. Would play again. Sound system is…

Apr 3   Bubba's Roadhouse was added to Monroe/Snohomish, Sultan.

Nov 30   New review for Tony V's Garage.
4.0 out of 5 stars  Had a wonderful experience playing Tony V's! Received very clear expectations about how the show would run. Payment was absolutely fair! It's a great space and everyone was very cool.…

Oct 17   Wildflower Wine Shop was added to Issaquah, NorthBend.

Aug 19   New review for The Asylum.
3.0 out of 5 stars  No sound system or lighting, you must be self-contained. We played in the bar area, small, low set-up area. no dance floor.

Aug 19   The Asylum was added to Lewisburg, Lewisburg.

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