Dark, danceable music near Seattle




Wed, Jul 24

Bump in the Night: Eat Me!: A Cannibal Cabaret
9:00pm-2:00am at Pony
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Themed dark dance night fourth Wednesdays with DJ Pavor Nocturnus.


Thu, Jul 25

Dead & Buried feat. DJs Wrain Havoc and Maxx Destrukt
9:00pm-2:00am at Mercury @ Machinewerks
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Deathrock, post-punk, darkwave, and batcave every fourth Thursday.


Fri, Jul 26

Hibou, Sundae Crush
8:00pm at Chop Suey
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Revival feat. DJs Kritikal Virgo, Daemon Chadeau
8:00pm-1:30am at The Church Cantina, Tacoma
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Dark dance night on the last Friday each month in Tacoma.

Outland: DJs tremer, vain_flesh
9:00pm-2:00am at The Grotto at The Rendezvous
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Apocalypse-themed dark dance night in the basement of The Rendezvous. $10 cash only apparently.

Disorder: An 80s + New Wave Dance Night
10:00pm at Chop Suey
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Free entry with purchase of ticket for Hibou's show earlier in the night. Also (limited?) free entry with RSVP if you arrive before 10:30pm.


Sat, Jul 27

The NightCry, Wolftron, Fredrico Futura, DJ Kaarin Zoe Lee
8:30pm at Black Lab Gallery, Everett
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One More
10:00pm at Asylum Collective
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Ages 18+.


Wed, Jul 31

Nox Novacula, Bootblacks, Lizard Skin
9:00pm at Central Saloon
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The last thing you should be caught doing in July.


Thu, Aug 1

The Australian Pink Floyd Show
7:00pm at Chateau Ste Michelle Winery, Woodinville
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Pink Floyd tribute outdoors in a parklike environment. All ages.

Isenordal, Echo Death, Blazer, Lymph Node
7:00pm doors at The Black Lodge
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The Exorcism: goth/industrial dance party
9:00pm-1:30am at The Rendezvous
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Feat. DJs Stephen Cavendish and Keypr.


Fri, Aug 2

Friday Movie Nights: The Fifth Element
8:00pm at Seneca Plaza in Freeway Park
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All ages with free popcorn, treats, and drinks.

Licorice Chamber, Replicas, 2Libras
9:00pm at Southgate Roller Rink, White Center
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Skating optional.

Llynks, US3R, Ashleigh Spencer, Faunix, DJ EirFlux
9:00pm at Substation
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GASP: Gunslingers!
9:00pm-3:00am at Mercury @ Machinewerks
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Dark Western costumes encouraged.


Sat, Aug 3

Urban Heat, Gvllow, Delores Galore
6:30pm-9:00pm at Madame Lou's
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All ages.

SIN: Dark Dance Fetish Night
10:00pm-2:00am at Kremwerk
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Industrial, darkwave, EBM from DJs Shane Aungst and Jasyn Bangert.


Wed, Aug 7

NiGHTofAL, Sleepwalkers Baseball Club, Mutual Shock
8:00pm at Chop Suey
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Thu, Aug 8

That's Nokay, Bridles, Old Man of the Woods, Woodbae & Treestar
8:00pm at Central Saloon
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LOVATARAXX (France), Profit Prison
9:00pm at Jules Maes Saloon
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Fri, Aug 9

LOVATARAXX (France), Dark Chisme, BaptationN, Gallowmaker
8:00pm at New Frontier Lounge, Tacoma
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Sat, Aug 10

The Legion of Leo
10:00pm at Asylum Collective
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Monthly goth night. Wear black, red, and/or gold; bonus points for lion imagery. Goth dress code enforced.


Tue, Aug 13

Felsenmirror, Headstone Brigade, Iron Rot
8:30pm at Belltown Yacht Club
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Wed, Aug 14

Roselit Bone, Scott Yoder, Dead Spells
8:00pm at Sunset Tavern
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Fri, Aug 16

Licorice Chamber, 2Libras, Somber Violets, DJ Lucian Black Death
7:30pm at Overkill Lounge, Tacoma
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Serpentent, Tiny Vipers, Mountain Holler
9:00pm at Central Saloon
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Sat, Aug 17

Peter DiStefano & Mike Baggetta
8:00pm at The Royal Room
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Something a bit different. Expect weird noodling around on guitars.

Rabbit Junk, Hospital Lies, RC Cars On Mars, DJ Luvrnetic
9:00pm at El Corazon
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Thu, Aug 22

HIDE, Mirrored Fatality
Time TBA at The Black Lodge
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Fri, Aug 30

Dark Komplex: Korine, Body of Light, Kanga, Xibling
10:00pm-2:00am at Kremwerk
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Save $12 with a two-day pass vs buying Friday and Saturday separately.


Sat, Aug 31

Glass Spells, Dark Chisme, Society of the Silver Cross
8:00pm at The Funhouse
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All ages. A convenient 2.5 blocks from Kremwerk to swing by before Dark Komplex.

Dark Komplex: Street Fever, Male Tears, Dancing Plague, Nuda
10:00pm-2:00am at Kremwerk
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Save $12 with a two-day pass vs buying Friday and Saturday separately.


Fri, Sep 6

Dead On A Sunday, Haunt Me, Devon Thompson
9:00pm at El Corazon
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GASP: Angels and Demons
9:00pm-3:00am at Mercury @ Machinewerks
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Angel or demon costumes encouraged.


Mon, Sep 9

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark
8:00pm at Moore Theatre
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Manoeuvre your way over to the Moore. All ages.


Tue, Sep 10

Gost
8:00pm at Substation
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Thu, Sep 12

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark
8:00pm at Moore Theatre
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Another night of O.M.D. All ages.


Tue, Sep 17

Mortiis, Brighter Death Now, Sombre Arcane, Malfet, Cold Sanctum
7:30pm at El Corazon
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All ages.


Thu, Sep 19

Talk Like a Pirate Day feat. DJ Keypr
8:00pm-11:30pm at The Church Cantina, Tacoma
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Come dressed in your favorite pirate-esque attire, you shan't be alone.


Sun, Sep 22

Fabio Frizzi performing Zombie
7:00pm doors at Substation
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Live score alongside film screening of Zombie (1979) aka Zombi 2.

Xiu Xiu
7:00pm doors at The Vera Project
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All ages.


Wed, Sep 25

Peter Hook & The Light
8:30pm at Showbox at the Market
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Performing Joy Division.


Thu, Sep 26

tassel, no kids pets ok, DJ Pavor Nocturnus
8:00pm at The Funhouse
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Sat, Sep 28

Pixel Grip
6:00pm doors at Barboza
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Sun, Sep 29

A Split-Second
9:00pm at El Corazon
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Thu, Oct 3

French Police, Wisteria
8:30pm at Madame Lou's
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TRAITRS, Forever Grey, Blood Handsome, Nuxx Vomica
9:00pm at Central Saloon
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Feat. DJ Sculptress.


Fri, Oct 4

GASP: Underworld: Vampire Gala
9:00pm-3:00am at Mercury @ Machinewerks
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Vampire gala costumes encouraged.


Sun, Oct 6

PJ Harvey
8:00pm at Paramount Theatre
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Sold out. All ages.

Thu, Oct 10

PIG, Curse Mackey, unitcode:machine
8:00pm at El Corazon
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Sun, Oct 13

Nation of Language, Blonde Redhead
8:00pm at Paramount Theatre
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Music for the damaged (and every human, and butterfly). All ages.


Wed, Oct 16

The Sisters of Mercy, Blaqk Audio
7:30pm at Paramount Theatre
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All ages.


Fri, Oct 18

Pigs on the Wing (Pink Floyd tribute)
8:00pm at Neptune Theatre
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All ages.


Tue, Oct 29

The Psychedelic Furs, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Frankie Rose
7:00pm at Paramount Theatre
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All ages.


Fri, Nov 1

GASP: Muerte
9:00pm-3:00am at Mercury @ Machinewerks
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November's theme is Day of the Dead. Costumes encouraged.


Thu, Nov 7 - Sun, Nov 10

Freakout Festival XII
Time TBA at Ballard and Fremont venues
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Light Asylum, Lydia Lunch, A Place To Bury Strangers, and 60+ more artists.


Fri, Nov 8

The March Violets, Die So Fluid
8:00pm at The Funhouse
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Sat/Sun, Nov 9-10

Avatar: The Last Airbender in Concert
2:00pm early show, 7:30pm evening show at Moore Theatre
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Yip yip. All four shows sold out to scalpers with around 150 tickets available for resale per show at 3x the original price. All ages.


Sat, Nov 23

La Femme
9:00pm at Showbox at the Market
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All ages.


Fri, Dec 6

GASP: Raven Ball
9:00pm-3:00am at Mercury @ Machinewerks
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December's theme is the ultimate goth winter ball. Costumes encouraged.


Fri, Dec 13

Dance with the Dead, Korine
8:00pm doors at Neumos
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Fri, Apr 4, 2025

ACTORS, Nox Novacula
6:00pm-9:00pm at The Crocodile
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In the year 2025.


Sat, May 17, 2025

zoe | juniper + Xiu Xiu
7:30pm at Moore Theatre
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Performance art with original music. Two nights to choose from. All ages.


Sun, May 18, 2025

zoe | juniper + Xiu Xiu
7:30pm at Moore Theatre
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Performance art with original music. Two nights to choose from. All ages.