Substation Seattle Music Venue Celebrates Grand Opening
150 Capacity Club Plans to be “Mecca for All Things Underground”
SEATTLE – Today owners Ken Wallace, Dave West and Jeremy Rudo announce the grand opening of Seattle Substation, a new 150 person capacity live music venue located at 645 45th St. NW between Fremont and Ballard. The club, which has been hosting successful underground events since April, is now officially open as a bar and live music venue supporting various styles including rock (indie, hard, metal), underground house and techno, punk, shoegaze, electronic, trip-hop, nerdcore the occasional funk and soul bands.
Substation’s owners plan to have local, regional and touring acts perform 7 nights a week. Talent buyer for the club is local musician, graphic artist and promoter TBASA.
“We are bringing an underground warehouse feel to the city,” TBASA says. “This isn’t your Belltown dance club. Substation is an old school warehouse party with a full service bar.”
Confirmed to play this summer include notable local acts like Jack Endino’s MKBUltra, Robert Roth (Truly), Soft Blows, The Valley, Furniture Girls and Curse of the North as well as emerging bands like Dirty Dirty, Sunken Rocketship and The Spider Ferns and touring bands Faun Fables (Oakland) and A Giant Dog (ATX).
Other scheduled and recurring events included an After Pride Party June 28 hosted by Sparkle Leigh, Baby Ketten Karaoke the last WED of each month,Tuesday Vinyl Nights with rotating DJ’s, Monday Open Night The Zim, TBASA’s own acoustic series TBASA’s LoFi All-Stars, and underground house nights like “Uniting souls presents deeper roots” hosted by Ramiro https://www.facebook.com/events/1080263428655003/.
“As the city continues to lose small, independently owned and operated live music venues, a sense of community is what Substation’s owners, employees and talent buyer want to bring to the club,” TBASA says. “This is a place that has good sound. Where bands know in advance how much they’ll get paid and always do. Where bands stick around to watch the full sets of the other bands on the bill. Basically, we want to be a mecca for all things underground in Seattle.”
645 NW 45th ST Seattle WA