Dark, danceable music in Seattle




Tue, Apr 23

DIE Tuesday with DJ Black Maru
9:00pm-2:00am at Mercury @ Machinewerks
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Private club, dress code. But! DM Black Maru in advance to get in.


Wed, Apr 24

L80, 2Libras
9:00pm-11:30pm at Cha Cha Lounge
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Bump in the Night: Hospital of Horrors
9:00pm-2:00am at Pony
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Themed dark dance nights 4th Wednesdays with DJ Pavor Nocturnus.


Fri, Apr 26

Revival feat. DJs Safety Hawk, Kritikal Virgo
8:00pm-1:30am at The Church Cantina, Tacoma
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Dark dance night on the last Friday each month in Tacoma.


Sat, Apr 27

Cry Now Cry Later: Brujas
10:00pm-2:00am at Kremwerk
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Feat. DJs Hot Goth GF (SF), Espina Letal (PDX), Sculptress, Uveeraii, Coffinbirth. CNCL is a recurring dark dance night on 2nd Saturdays at Black Lodge and 4th Saturdays at Kremwerk.


Sun, Apr 28

Grave Mistake Vol. 2: New Skeletal Faces, Nyx Division, Torment in Tyranny, DJ Coal Winter Night
6:00pm at Lucky Liquor
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Music might start at 7pm. The Wraith had to cancel their tour dates but this will still be an awesome show. All ages.


Tue, Apr 30

DIE Tuesday with DJ Black Maru
9:00pm-2:00am at Mercury @ Machinewerks
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Private club, dress code. But! DM Black Maru in advance to get in.


Thu, May 2

The Mission, Nuovo Testamento
8:00pm at El Corazon
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Fri, May 3

CD Ghost, Snakes of Russia, E.T., Seaside Tryst
8:00pm at The Funhouse
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GASP: Bloom
9:00pm-3:00am at Mercury @ Machinewerks
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This month's theme is the Gaelic Beltane festival. This is no May Day; mad with possibilities, tied down with daisy chains, will we be wide awake at dawn?


Sat, May 4

The Taurus Triumph -- monthly goth night
10:00pm-2:00am at Asylum Collective
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Dress code is black and deep green; bonus points for cow/ox/bull attire, like horns.


Thu, May 9 - Sat, May 11

Northwest Terror Fest
Hours TBA at Neumos | Barboza
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The bands relevant to this site are Nox Novacula (May 9), Mvtant (May 10), Physical Wash (May 10), and for some shoegaze Slow Crush (May 9).


Thu, May 9 - Sun, May 12

Verboden Festival
TBA at The Pearl | Rickshaw Theatre | The Waldorf | Green Auto, Vancouver, BC, Canada
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Canada's premier darkwave festival feat. 40+ bands. Tickets are still available despite some websites saying otherwise. Go directly to the source. Ages 18+.


Fri, May 10

Darkside EVT feat. DJs Activate, Kritikal Virgo
8:00pm-12:45am at Black Lab Gallery, Everett
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Monthly dark dance night second Fridays in Everett.

The NightCry, Jupe Jupe, Replicas
9:00pm at Cryptatropa Bar, Olympia
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Sat, May 11

Ultra Sunn, Damascus Knives, Static Ghost, DJ Kritikal Virgo
9:00pm at Substation
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Mon, May 13

Balvanera, Dark Chisme, DJ Coffin Birth
8:30pm at Central Saloon
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Sat, May 18

World Goth Day Celebration
11:00am-4:00pm, 6:00pm-12:00am at Real Art Tacoma, Tacoma
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11am-4pm: Dark market vendors with music from DJs Lucian Black Death, Boneburner.
6pm-12am: Live music from 2Libras, Licorice Chamber, Ghost Fetish, Gallowmaker, Replicas and DJs Xiola, Morgue Anne, Ghastlycrumb_tiny.
All ages all day (and night).


Thu, May 23

Agent Orange, Messer Chups, Millhous
7:30pm at El Corazon
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Spooky rockabilly and punk.

Melt-Banana, babybaby_explores
8:00pm at The Crocodile
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Get ready for weird.

Other, Sataray, Sony Voodoo, DJ Pavor Nocturnus
9:00pm at Central Saloon
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Fri, May 24

Spiderface, WeBite (Misfits covers), Bridge Kids, The Indicted
7:00pm at Lucky Liquor
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Horror punk. Music might start at 8pm. All ages.


Sat, Jun 1

Lords of Acid
8:30pm at Showbox at the Market
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Dual Analog, Licorice Chamber
9:30pm at The Rendezvous
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Mon, Jun 3

Echo & The Bunnymen
8:00pm at Showbox SoDo
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Sold out but on-demand and overpriced resale tickets available.


Wed, Jun 5

Chameleons, Nox Novacula
8:00pm at El Corazon
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Fri, Jun 7

GASP: High Fashion Fetish
9:00pm-3:00am at Mercury @ Machinewerks
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High fashion fetish costumes encouraged.


Sat, Jun 8

House of Harm, Panic Priest, The NightCry, DJ Hex-a-gone
9:00pm at Central Saloon
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Fri, Jun 14

Six Organs of Admittance, Diminished Men, Lori Goldston
9:00pm at The Sunset Tavern
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Wed, Jun 19

Allie X
8:00pm at The Crocodile
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All ages.


Sat, Jun 22

Aurelio Voltaire, Vision Video, TheNightCry
7:30pm at El Corazon
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Sun, Jun 23

Cowboy Bebop Live!: The Bebop Bounty Big Band
7:00pm doors at Neumos
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Don't worry it's just the excellent music that's live.


Tue, Jun 25 - Sat, Jun 29

Mechanismus Festival: Defiance
Hours TBA at Multiple Venues
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God Module, Matt Hart, DV8R, Formation, Dread Risks, Dracula Party, Leaether Strip, Riotlegion, Seraphim System, Stoneburner, 2Libras, Haujobb, Ratio Strain, Caustic. More details will be added over time at mechanismus.net.


Wed, Jul 3

Blushing, MØAA, New Age Healers
7:00pm at Chop Suey
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Fri, Jul 5

The Church, The Afghan Whigs, Ed Harcourt
7:30pm at Showbox at the Market
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GASP: Our Flag Means Death!
9:00pm-3:00am at Mercury @ Machinewerks
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Pirate-esque costumes encouraged.


Fri, Jul 12

Magic Sword
6:30pm-9:00pm at Madame Lou's
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Fri, Jul 12 - Sun, Jul 14

Day In Day Out Fest
TBA at Seattle Center
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The bands most relevant to this site are Dark Chisme, Juliette, DJ Waxwitch. Plus a number of great indie bands like The Walkmen.


Sat, Jul 20

Matte Blvck, Dark Chisme, DJ Daemon Chadeau
9:00pm at El Corazon
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Fri, Aug 2

GASP: Gunslingers!
9:00pm-3:00am at Mercury @ Machinewerks
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Dark Western costumes encouraged.


Fri, Sep 6

GASP: Angels and Demons
9:00pm-3:00am at Mercury @ Machinewerks
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Angel or demon costumes encouraged.


Wed, Sep 25

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


Fri, Oct 4

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


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.


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, Apr 4, 2025

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