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Seattle is brimming with hot spots to hear live music. Below are just a few venues where you can catch some great local acts—and local color.

The Crocodile
This iconic Seattle rock ‘n’ roll venue has hosted the biggest names in Seattle music history. 2200 2nd Ave., 206.441.4618, thecrocodile.com

This rustic venue offers a boot-stompin’ lineup of folk, indie-rock, Americana and the like. 5213 Ballard Ave. NW, 206.789.3599, tractortavern.com

The Neptune
Originally opened in 1921, this recently renovated movie theatre is Seattle's newest, hip music venue. 1303 NE 45th St., 206.682.1414, stgpresents.org

Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley
Some of the best jazz artists in the world grace this famous dinner club. 2033 6th Ave., 206.441.9729, jazzalley.com

The Showbox at the Market
Rich with music history, this intimate, local-favorite has the street cred to draw some of the biggest touring talent. 1426 1st Ave., 206.628.3151, showboxonline.com

The Triple Door
At this swanky dinner club you’ll sit at a plush booth and enjoy a great sightline to the stage. 216 Union St., 206.838.4333, thetripledoor.com