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Want to book your big Northwest Tour? Try getting in at one of thse clubs conviently organized here by city. Not sure if your sound fits the venue? Tough luck kiddies you'll have to pick up a hard copy to see the cutesy icons we've assigned each musical style.

Seattle

Bad Juju Lounge 1425 10th Ave. * (206) 709-9951 A hip, small place, predominantly indie crowd. Booking: [email protected] Web: www.thebadjujulounge.com

Baltic Room 1207 Pine St. * (206) 625-4444 Famous for bringing DJs of international renown to Seattle. Booking: [email protected] Web: www.thebalticroom.com

Cafe Venus and the MarsBar 609 Eastlake Ave. * (206) 624-4516 Weekend shows have a soundman, but weeknight shows are DIY. Booking: [email protected], attn. Matt Ashworth Web: www.cafevenus.com

Central Saloon 207 First Ave. S * (206) 622-0209 The Central is, like, 100 years old and attracts a fairly rough-and-tumble crowd. Booking: www.centralsaloon.com/booking (includes demo sending instructions) Web: www.centralsaloon.com

Chop Suey 1325 E. Madison St. * (206) 324-8000 All the best hip-hop in Seattle happens here, but the indie rock is high-profile too. Booking: [email protected] attn. Brittany Curtis; www.chopsuey.com/contact for info on sending demos Web: www.chopsuey.com

Comet Tavern 922 E. Pike St. * 323-9853 Booking: [email protected] Web: www.myspace.com/thecomettavern

Crocodile Cafe 2200 Second Ave. * (206) 441-5611 Premier live music venue, rich with history. Booking: information on demo acceptance at the Web site Web: www.thecrocodile.com

Doc Maynard's 610 First Ave. * (206) 682-4646 The place for rock-loving, non-scenester adults who still want some excitement. Booking: Craig Cook (425) 489-7900 Web: www.docmaynards.com

Dubliner 3517 Fremont Ave. N * (206) 548-1508 Bring some friends if you want a crowd on a weekday. Booking: (206) 548-1508 Web: none

El Coraz & oacute;n 109 Eastlake Ave. E * (206) 262-0482 Booking: check Web site Web: www.elcorazonseattle.com

Fenix Underground 109 S. Washington St. * (206) 405-4323 Books cover bands and bands like Warrant. Play here if your game is tight like your pants. Booking: [email protected] Web: www.fenixunderground.com

The Funhouse 206 Fifth Ave. N * (206) 374-8400 Across from Seattle Center, the whole area wishes it would go away, but it never will. Booking: Brian Foss, [email protected] Web: www.thefunhouseseattle.com

Ground Zero 257 100th Ave, Bellevue * (425) 452-6118 Booking: [email protected] Web: www.gzmusic.org

High Dive 513 N. 36th St. * (206) 632-0212 This place is small and can either be the pinnacle of hipness or the nadir of fratness. KEXP broadcasts live from here sometimes. Booking: [email protected] Web: www.highdiveseattle.com

Kirkland Teen Center 348 Kirkland Ave., Kirkland * (425) 822 3088 A much nicer stage and audio situation than most teen centers. Booking: (425) 822 3088 Website: www.ktub.org

Mirabeau Room 529 Queen Anne Ave. N * (206) 217-0654 It's a classy place, but there's an audience for real rap. Booking: Mandy Park, [email protected] Website: www.themirabeauroom.com

Nectar 412 N. 36th St. * (206) 632-2020 Across the street from the High Dive, Nectar has live music all the time. Booking: [email protected] Web: www.nectarlounge.com

Neumo's 925 E. Pike St. * (206) 709-9442 A big place that attracts a lot of underground heat. A premier concert venue. Booking: [email protected] Web: www.neumos.com

Old Fire House 16510 NE 79th St., Redmond * (425) 556-2370 Bands bigger than you might think play here, but with teen-center staples like adult supervision and clean bathrooms. Booking: [email protected] Web: www.theoldfirehouse.org

The Paradox 1401 NW Leary Way * No Phone This is a nonprofit venue run and staffed by volunteers. It is all-ages, all the time. Booking: Web site for instructions, [email protected], [email protected] to follow up. Web: www.theparadox.org, myspace.com/the_paradox

Premier 1700 First Ave. S * (206) 382-7877 This place is really big -- Cessna airplane hangar big -- with a beefy sound system. Lots of space to fill. Booking: Jason Fitzgerald, (206) 382-7877

Sunset Tavern 5433 Ballard Ave. NW * (206) 784-4880 Booking: Kwab Copeland , [email protected] Web: www.sunsettavern.com

Tractor Tavern 5213 Ballard Ave. NW * (206) 789-3599 Exists as a gathering place for the Uncle Tupelo set. Booking: [email protected] Web: tractortavern.citysearch.com

Vera Project 1916 Fourth Ave. * (206) 956-VERA Premier nonprofit, all-ages concert venue. Books two to four months in advance. Booking: [email protected] Web: www.theveraproject.org

Portland

Acme Food & Drink 1304 SE Eighth Ave. * (503) 230-9020 Booking: [email protected] Web: www.acme-pdx.com

Aladdin Theater 3017 SE Milwaukie Ave * (503) 233-1994 Booking: Mark Adler, (503) 233-1994 Web: www.aladdin-theater.com

The Artistery 4315 SE Division St. * (503) 803-5942 Booking: [email protected] Web: www.artistery.net

Ash Street Saloon 225 SW Ash St. * (503) 226-0430 Booking: [email protected]

Berbati's Pan 10 SW Third Ave.* 248-4579 Booking: Conrad Loebl, (503) 226.2122 ext. 3 Web: www.berbatispan.com

Biddy McGraw's 6000 NE Glisan St.* (503) 233-1178 Booking: Ian at the Pub, (503) 233-1178 Web: www.biddymcgraws.com

Buffalo Gap 6835 SW Macadam Ave. * (503) 244-7111 Booking: Jared Mannis, [email protected] Web: www.thebuffalogap.com

Dante's 1 SW Third Ave. * (503) 226-6630 Booking: Frank Faillace, (503) 226-6630 Web: www.danteslive.com

Doug Fir 830 E. Burnside St. * (503) 231-9663 Booked by the Decemberists' photog, this is as hot as hot gets. Good luck getting booked. Booking: Alicia Rose, [email protected] Web: www.dougfirlounge.com

Dunes 1905 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. * (503) 493-8637 Booking: Mark, [email protected] Web: www.dunes.cc

Goodfoot Lounge 2845 SE Stark St. * (503) 239-9292 Booking: [email protected] Web: www.thegoodfoot.com

Hawthorne Theatre 3862 SE Hawthorne Blvd. * (503) 233-7100 Booking: [email protected] Web: www.hawthornetheater.com

Holocene 1001 SE Morrison St. * (503) 239-7639 Booking: [email protected] Web: www.holocene.org

Imbibe 2229 SE Hawthorne Blvd. * (503) 239-4002 Booking: [email protected] Web: www.takeitin.com

Mississippi Pizza Pub 3552 N. Mississippi Ave. * (503) 288-3231 Booking: Sunny, (503) 888-4480 Web: www.mississippipizza.com

New Paris Theatre 6 SW Third Ave. * (503) 224-8313 Booking: Hugo Paris, (971) 506-4846 Web: www.newparistheatre.com

Rock 'n' Roll Pizza 11140 SE Powell Blvd. * (503) 760-7646 Booking: Dave, [email protected] Web: www.rocknrollpizza.com

Sabala's at Mount Tabor 4811 SE Hawthorne Blvd. * (503) 238-1646 A popular southeast Portland venue for thrash fanatics and horror movie buffs alike. And it's at the foot of a dormant volcano - could it be any more metal?! Booking: [email protected] Web: www.sabalasmttabor.com

Tonic Lounge 3100 NE Sandy Blvd. * (503) 238-0543 Booking: Lisa, [email protected] Web: www.thetoniclounge.com; myspace.com/thetoniclounge

Wonder Ballroom Café Wonder 128 NE Russell St. * (503) 284-8686 Booking: Howie Bierbaum, (503) 284-8686 Web: www.wonderballroom.com

Eugene

Sam Bond's Garage 407 Blair Blvd. * (531) 431-6603 Eugene's premier live music venue, especially for Americana-tinged acts. Booking: [email protected] (531) 343-2635 Web: sambonds.com

Black Forest 50 E. 11th St. * (541) 686-6619 Booking: Isaac Hall, (541) 228-7472 Web: intotheforest.com

Cozmic Pizza @ The Strand Eighth Ave. and Charnelton St. * (541) 338-9333 Booking: Jules Vaughn, [email protected] Web: www.cozmicpizza.com

Luckey's Club Cigar 933 Olive St. * (541) 687-4643 Booking: Sam Hahn, (541) 510-5205 Web: www.luckeysbar.com

Wetlands 922 Garfield St. * (541) 345-3606 Booking: Cindy Ingram, (541) 485-7533

Wow Hall 291 W. Eighth Ave. * (541) 687-2746 Booking: Mike Hergenreter, (541) 687-2746 Web: www.wowhall.org

Bend

Bend Distillery and Martini Bar 850 NW Brooks St. * (541) 388-6868 Booking: Jaime Kitchens, (541) 388-6868

The Grove 1033 NW Bond St. * (541) 318-8578 Booking: [email protected] Web: www.thegrove411.net

JC's Bar and Grill 642 NW Franklin Ave. * (541) 383-3000 Booking: MariAnne Cox, (541) 383-3000

McMenamin's 700 NW Bond St. * (541) 382-5174 Booking: Jan Haedinger, (503) 288-6556

Corvallis

The Peacock 125 SW Second St. * (541) 754-8522 Booking: Stephanie Mather, (541) 754-8522 Web: www.nowtowns.com/peacock, myspace.com/peacockbargrill

Squirrel's 100 SW Second St. * (541) 733-8057 Booking: Greg Little, (541) 733-8057

Big River Restaurant and Bar 101 NW Jackson Ave. * (541) 757-0694 Booking: Kinn Edwards, (541) 757-0694 ext. 212 Web: www.bigriverrest.com

Everett

Club Broadway 1611 Everett Ave. * (425) 259-3551 Booking: Jason Sofie, (425) 259-3551

Jimmy Z's Nightclub 1712 Hewitt Ave. * (425) 339-2424 Booking: Joe Durbin, (425) 339-2424 Web: www.jimmyzltd.com

Jimmy Jack's Restaurant 13428 Hwy. 99 * (425) 745-1590 Booking: Diane Kennedy, (425) 742-6608 Web: www.jimmyjacks.com

Salem

Sesame Donuts 1630 Lancaster Dr. NE * (503) 588-9525 Booking: Gizzelle Williams Web: www.myspace.com/sesamedonuts

The Coffee House 135 Liberty St. NE * (503) 371-6768 Booking: Richard Nosiglia, (503) 363-3464

Lefty's Pizzeria and Blues Club 1230 State St.* (503) 371-3855 Booking: (503) 371-3855 Web: www.leftyspizzeria.com

Anacortes

Adrift Restaurant 510 Commercial Ave. * 588-0653 Booking: [email protected] Web: adriftrestaurant.com

Brown Lantern Ale House 412 Commercial Ave. * (360) 293-2544 Booking: [email protected] Web: brownlantern.com

The Business 1717 Commercial Ave. * (360) 293-9788 Along with the Department of Safety, Anacortes' other all-ages, indie/folkie bastion. Just make sure to bring your own P.A. system. Booking: Liz, [email protected]

Department of Safety 1011 12th St. All-ages music venue, art gallery, recording studio and creative space. Only a few shows a month. Booking: [email protected] Web: departmentofsafety.com, myspace.com/departmentofsafety

The Rockfish Grill and Anacortes Brewery 320 Commercial Ave. * (509) 588-1720 Booking: [email protected] Web: anacortesrockfish.com

Mount Vernon

Althea's 614 S. First St., Mt. Vernon * (360) 336-0602 Booking: (360) 336-0602 Web: www.altheas.com

Moscow/Pullman

Bucer's Coffee House Pub 201 S. Main Street, Moscow* (208) 882-5216 Booking: (208) 882-5216

John's Alley Tavern 114 E. Sixth St., Moscow * (208) 883-7662 Booking: (208) 883-7662 Web: www.johnsalleytavern.com

CJ's Cadillac Jack's 112 N. Main St., Moscow * (208) 883-3147 Booking: Phil, (208) 883-3147

Tri-Cities

Ray's Golden Lion 1353 George Washington Way, Richland * (509) 720-1048 Booking: Dustin Stecker, (509) 720-1048 Web: www.raysgoldenlion.com; www.myspace.com/raysgoldenlion

Bookwalter Winery 894 Tulip Lane, Richland * (509) 627-5000 Booking: Dawn Bargo, (509) 627-5000 Web: www.bookwalterwinery.com

321 Art Space 321 W. Kennewick Ave., Kennewick Booking: [email protected] Web: funkytonkrecords.com

Yakima

Bob's Keg and Cork 27 N. Front St. * (509) 573-3691 Booking: (509) 573-3691

Bellingham

Bay Street Coffee House 1302 Bay St. * (360) 734-3868Formerly Stuart's Coffee House. Booking: Boo, [email protected] Web: baystreetcoffee.com

Boundary Bay Brewery 1107 Railroad Ave. * (360) 647-5593 Booking: Chris Glass, (360) 483-9197 Web: bbaybrewery.com

Chiribin's 113 E. Magnolia St. * (360) 734-0817 One of B'Ham's newest live music venues, Chiribin's hosts all manner of rock-y, indie goodness. No-Fi Soul Rebellion call it home. Booking: Joel Myrene (book through MySpace) Web: myspace.com/chiribins

Green Frog Cafe 902 N. State St. * (360) 756-1213 The house provides instruments — guitar, bass, mandolin, banjo -- for just anybody to futz around on. (And the peanuts are free!) Booking: James (call or use MySpace) Web: myspace.com/acoustictavern

Nightlight Lounge 211 E. Chestnut St. * (360) 527-1531 Good mix of local acts and up-and-coming indie, rock, hip-hop and world musicians. Booking: Tamara, [email protected]: nightlightlounge.com

Poppe's Bistro & Lounge 714 Lakeway Dr. * (360) 392-6520 Locals say the martini-swilling clientele tend to actually pay attention. Booking: Donna Hartsell, [email protected]

The Wild Buffalo 208 W. Holly St. * (360) 752-0720 Be sure to read the lengthy booking guidelines on their website before you even think about trying to get a gig there. They've got more rules than Pol Pot. Booking: [email protected]: wildbuffalo.net

Olympia

The 4th Ave Ale House & amp; Eatery 210 4th Ave. E. * (360) 786-1444 Booking: [email protected] Web: the4thave.com

Caffé Vita 124 4th Ave. E. * (360) 754-8187 Fans will flock when they see your band wailing through the big picture window on 4th Avenue. Booking: [email protected] Web: caffevita.com

The China Clipper 402 4th Ave. E. * (360) 943-6300 Tuesday night Radio8Ball Songwriter Sessions Booking: [email protected] Web: pioneermusic.org

Le Voyeur 404 4th Ave. E. * (360) 943-5710 Shows are free and each band member gets three free drinks or a free meal. Booking: [email protected] Web: levoyeur.netfirms.com, myspace.com/levoyeur

Manium Warehouse 421 4th Ave. E. Booking: [email protected] Web: myspace.com/manium

Matrix Coffeehouse 434 NW Prindle St., Chehalis * (360) 740-0492 Booking: [email protected] Web: matrixcoffeehouse.com

Traditions 300 5th Ave. SW * (360) 705-2819 Acoustic and world music. Shows are run concert-style, with $10-20 tickets. Books about six months out. Booking: [email protected] (or use phone above) Web: traditionsfairtrade.com

Tacoma

Club Impact, Inc. 754 Pacific Ave. * (253) 274-1583 Tacoma's Rock Coffee. All ages, plenty of shoegaze, emo and screamo. Booking: Derek Smith, [email protected] Web: clubimpact.org, myspace.com/clubimpact

Hell's Kitchen 3829 6th * Ave(253) 759-6003 Booking: (253) 209-7798 Web: hellskitchenonline.com

Jazzbones Restaurant & amp; Nightclub 2803 6th Ave * (253) 396-9169 Booking: Fill out online form Web: jazzbones.com

Mandolin Café 3923 S. 12th St. * (253) 761-3482 Books Celtic and folk music. They don't pay musicians, but they'll buy you a sandwich and a latte. Booking: [email protected] Web: themandolincafe.com

Northern Pacific Coffee Co. 401 Garfield St. S. * (253) 537-8338 Booking: Mike, (253) 318-6862 (Call M-F 9 am - 5pm)

Shakabrah Java 2618 6th Ave. * (253) 572-2787 Booking: Karl Sorenson, [email protected] Web: shakabrahjava.com

Vancouver

Asbalt 769 E. Hastings * (604) 764-PUNK Booking: [email protected] Web: asbalt.com

Lamplighter 210 Abbott * (604) 681-6666 Booking: [email protected] Web: thelamplighter.ca, myspace.com/thelamplighter

Pat's Pub 403 East Hastings St. * (604) 255-4301 Booking: Steve Chase (604) 874-7906, [email protected] Web: patspub.ca

Piccadilly Pub 620 W. Pender * (604) 682-3221. Booking: Warren Armstrong, (604) 572-0613; [email protected] Web: thepicpub.com

Pub 340 340 Cambie St. * (604) 602-0644 Booking: Pierre (604) 537-1405

Boise

The Big Easy 416 S. Ninth St. * (208) 327-1212 Might be a longshot, but give them a try, especially if you have a relationship with Big Easy Spokane. Web: bigeasyconcerts.com, myspace.com/bigeasyboise

The Bouquet 1010 W. Main St. * (208) 345-6605 Booking: [email protected] Web: thebouquet.net.

Grove Street 1576 Grove St. * No Phone Booking: Kimra, (208) 713-4085, Lisa (metal shows) myspace.com/markofkain Web: myspace.com/grovestreetboise

Neurolux 111 N. 11th St. * (208) 343-0886 Web: neurolux.com

Terrapin Station 1519 W. Main St. * (208) 342-1776 Booking: [email protected]

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