Highway 99 Blues Club

Highway 99 is an award-winning Juke Joint featuring the best of local and national blues artists, as well as popular local indie acts and performance art.

An exciting music venue and restaurant for the blues culture and music of America. Housed in a 1909 brick building on the Seattle waterfront, the Highway 99 Blues Club is inspired by the juke joints of The South and neighborhood blues clubs of Chicago. Typical line-ups emphasizes rhythm & blues and include funk, soul, Americana, roots, rockabilly, rock & roll, traditional & insurgent country, gospel, singer/songwriter and performance art.

Recipient of the "Best Blues Club" Award from the Washington Blues Society 2005-2013, Recipient of the "Keeping The Blues Alive" Award from the Washington Blues Society 2010-2013, Evening Magazine's Best of Western Washington award for "Best Blues Club" 2008-2012, and recipient of Comcast-On-Demand, Best in Seattle "Best Blues Club" in 2008.

Table reservations are free and available for all shows for parties from 1 - 200 people. Special event packages, full production support, venue rental and hosted company parties are available and tailored to your specific needs. Call 206-382-2171 for more information.

Brett Benton

We hope to see this guy at the club again soon. If you haven't had a chance to catch one of Brett Bentons shows, keep an eye out. You will not be disappointed. #hillcountryblues #slideguitar #talentedaf #livemusic #supportlocal

Man...I’ve had this thing for 3 days and it’s already my favorite guitar outta all the ones I own. Thank you Republic Guitars, this thing is one fine Texas built piece of work!

#republicguitars #slideguitar #countryblues



We've got some good shows coming up this weekend! Friday night is the award winning "The NW's Best Kept Secret", The CD Woodbury Trio with Sammy Eubanks. Saturday night packs in the Funk with Doctorfunk! Shows start at 8PM. Get your tickets here >>> http://bit.ly/2rNrPzj



#tuesdayfunny #dumbjoke

Soul Train Line Dance to Earth Wind & Fire's - Mighty Mighty


Me when Kalimba comes to the Club. 😝😄🔥🔥🔥 Get funky with us this Friday night and show us your dance moves! Show starts at 8PM. Get tickets here >>> http://bit.ly/2EhuiXf

Disco Dance Moves

Harharhar. 😝


TONIGHT, Saturday March 31st! 2016 Blues Music Award Winner Lisa Mann brings her bad ass bass grooves and belts out some rock n roll blues with Her Really Good Band. Show starts at 8PM. #blues #livemusic #bassguitar #femalebassist #jukejoint #rocknroll #fullbar #weekend

The Andy T Band with Alabama Mike are about to hit the stage! Come in and get your blues fix! 8PM-12AM.

This Friday night, March 30th! The Andy T Band and Alabama Mike deliver their smooth take on contemporary Blues, with some fabulous vocals and smokin' guitar. Come grab a bite and check them out! Show starts at 8PM.

[03/27/18]   Well, the release of the Highway 99 Blues Club IPA was a rousing success!!! What did y'all think of it? We'd love to hear your feedback!!

#telluswhatyouthink #beer #ipa #fourgeneralsbrewing #livemusic #jukejoint #divebar #drink #seattle #brewery #smallbatch #craftbeer #brew #hops #boom

Tonight is the night we reveal the Highway 99 Blues Club IPA!! Come have one (or two) and tell us what you think. Left Hand Smoke and Buckets of Rain are both playing! The fun starts at 8PM.
#beer #ipa #blues #jukejoint #divebar #livemusic

Karen Lovely - 2018 Blues Music Award Nominee for Contemporary Blues Female Artist

Ben Rice - International Blues Challenge St Blues Award WINNER Best Guitar

Timmer Blakely - Muddy Award WINNER Best Bass

And Brett Benton- Washington Blues Society WINNER Best Solo/Duo opening the show with his hill country and Delta Blues.

GET HERE! Starts at 8PM!

There's gonna be a whole lot of talent in the club this Friday night. Karen Lovely -2018 BMA Nominee, Ben Rice- 2015 IBC Winner "Best Guitar", and local artist Brett Benton opening with his signature hill country blues acoustic set.

It's going to be a really good show.

SPECIAL TICKET OFFER! Buy 2 and get a friend in for free! Now, that's an offer you can't refuse. Get your tickets here >>> http://bit.ly/2FSZVvZ

The line-up for this Friday just gets better and better!!! The talent in the club will be palpable and ON POINT! Come check it out.

What's better than beer? Beer with our logo on it!! We are releasing a small batch, 12 barrel run of the new Highway 99 Blues Club IPA, brewed by John Sleight and Four Generals Brewing.
Join us on March 24th for the unveiling and check out some cool live music in the process. Buckets of Rain and Left Hand Smoke will both be hitting the stage. Show starts at 8PM.

Get your tickets here>>> http://bit.ly/2G3ic9c

#beer #ipa #fourgeneralsbrewing #livemusic #jukejoint #divebar #drink #seattle #brewery #smallbatch #hippy #craftbeer #brew #hops #boom


WOW! 😍😍

81-year-old picks up guitar in a store, shocks everyone when he starts to rock out

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TONIGHT @ 8PM !! Have an Irishman serve you a cold one and listen to the award winning blues of Harpdog Brown and the Travelin' Blues Show. They're gonna rock your shamrocks off with their signature traditional early electric blues. Come on in!

#blues #music #livemusic #hittingthehighway #boom #family #saturday #seattle #stpattysday #leprechaun #irish #green #shamrock #harmonica #canada

This Saturday night, the award winning Canadian Blues icon Harpdog Brown and the Travelin’ Blues show hits the stage at 8PM. Always an audience favorite, this show is a must see for Blues lovers.

What's that? You haven't bought your tickets for the 3rd Annual "Ridin' with the King" - B.B. King Tribute Night yet?

#blues #bbking #tribute #livemusic #hittingthehighway

"It's Nobody's Fault But Mine" Polly O'Keary & The Rhythm Method 9675

Warning: If you come see Polly O'Keary and The Rhythm Method play this Friday night you will definitely catch a case of the "Get out of your seat and dance" blues. And it's contagious. Show starts at 8PM.

#Polly O'Keary #blues #dance #dinnerandashow #powerhouse #sing #fun #livemusic #cooljoint #keepingthebluesalive #hittingthehighway #seattle #fridaynight


It's Nobody's Fault But Mine (Blind Willie Johnson/Sister Rosetta Tharpe) Polly O'Keary & The Rhythm Method Birthday Bash live at Highway 99 Blues Club Augus...

Let's put our hands together and give the The Nick Mardon Blues Trio a warm welcome to the club this Wednesday night!!!

They're a 2018 WBS nominee for Best New Band and they can really knock out some Texas Blues with influences from Psychedelic Rock to Jazz Fusion.

Come check them out. Show's at 8PM.

#nickmardonmusic #blues #jazzhands #music #jukejoint #wbs #keepingthebluesalive #seattle

Ridin' with the King - B.B. King Tribute Band

"You're Losin' Me" - Written by Ferdinand Washington & B.B. King was on the album, Completely Well, released in 1969, and is the seventeenth studio album by blues guitarist B. B. King. It is notable for the inclusion of "The Thrill Is Gone," which became a hit on both the R&B/soul and pop charts. This album was released in the US as an LP record in 1969 and as a CD in 1987; in the UK only as an LP. - We're 11 days out from Tribute Night! Click here->3rd Annual Ridin' with the King - B. B. King Tribute Night for more info & how to get your reservations at Highway 99 Blues Club!

OMG, YOU GUYS!!!! This is something you DO NOT WANT TO MISS!! If you haven't heard Ayron Jones sing Jimi, you are in for a freakin' treat!!!!! 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥

This cool dude plays TONIGHT!!! Show starts at 8pm. Come check him out!


WATCH: Dog Sings The Blues


Make no bones about it, this pooch can sing. :-)

huffingtonpost.com It's hard enough to train your dog to shake on command. So how do you get him to hit and hold a low B flat? One thing's for sure:

#word #blues

Ridin' with the King - B.B. King Tribute Band

This is an amazing annual tribute done by some of the finest musicians to hit our stage. Please join us in the celebration of the blues and the music of this great icon who has touched so many of our lives. It's an incredibly special night filled with music, good friends, and a singular love of the blues. #bbking #blueslives #livemusic #music #love #icon #legend #hittinthehighway

Since the passing of B.B. King on May 14, 2015, the Highway 99 Blues Club in Seattle has been hosting this annual event in honor of the man and his music.

[02/19/18]   Last night was BAD ASS! Thank you to all who came out for the 44's show! ❤️🔥❤️🔥

#blues #rocknroll #livemusic #greatshow #jukejoint #johnnymain #loslobos #sugaray2 Randy Oxford CB Benton

The 44's are gonna lay it down hard tonight and put on one hell of a show. Come party with us! Show starts at 8PM.

#rocknroll #blues #music #workhardplayhard #livemusic #cooljoint #guitar #sogood #jukejoint #saturdaynight #seattle #losangeles #sogoodlive #stagepresence

Ben Smith Music Company

This is going to be a good one!

DreamWreck at the Highway 99 Blues Club in Seattle Friday, February 23, featuring Ben Smith of HEART and Roadcase Royale, Brooke Lizotte, Jon Bayless, and Rod Cook. With Special Guest: The Glenn Cannon Trio. Tickets are $17 or $27 VIP. Buy Tickets Here: https://goo.gl/hTV7Fo

Toby Lee

THIS KID!!!!!! ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥

Leamington Assembly - November 24th 2015 - on a school night!!

Don’t miss out!!!

Well, this is fun!!!!!!!

#letsplay #becreative #madlibs #blues #nowronganswer #fun

Happy Birthday to Bob Marley tomorrow, February 6th.
#music #bobmarley #reggae #rasta #icon #legend #jammin #birthday #celebrate #onelove #love #movement #livemusic

Sliding into the weekend like


The weekend is finally here!!!! Let's celebrate! Curley Taylor and Zydeco Trouble are bringing some Louisiana rhythm to the club tonight and Seth Walker's gonna show off his guitar chops and soulful vocals for us tomorrow night at 8PM.

#weekend #celebrate #dance #fun #music #blues #livemusic #thankgoditsfriday #bluesbar #seattle #letsdothis #boom #family #dinnerandashow #hittinthehighway #keepingthebluesalive

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For those of you have have never experienced a Zydeco show, these guys are the best in the biz. Grab your most comfortable shoes and get ready to dance your asses off. It is a REALLY, REALLY good time!!!

Curley Taylor and Zydeco Trouble, Friday, February 2nd at 8PM. Get tickets here >> http://bit.ly/2nAjYmR

Tickets for Seth Walker are going fast and Saturday is almost here! He always puts on a kick ass show, so don't miss out. Show starts at 8PM. Get your tickets here >> http://bit.ly/2nwBN6h

#blues #roots #family #tour #music #guitar #singer #songwriter #seattle #livemusic #americana #soul

The very BEST crew around!

#highway99blues #bluesbar #bluesfamily #beststaffever #family #workhardplayhard #wegotyou #thanks #love #boom #seattle

Annnnnd another Monday is upon us. But we have a Highway 99 Blues debut, Hurts Like Hell, hitting the stage this week on Wednesday, January 31st!! Come on down and make 'em feel comfortable.

#noob #cherry #bluesbar #southernrock #localmusic #pnw #olympia #seatte #rocknroll #music #classicrock

Easy Street Records

Who doesn't love free tickets? Enter to win tickets with Easy Street Records to Seth Walker and get yourself into a damn fine show, Feb 3rd at 8PM.

He's lived in Austin, Nashville, and New Orleans, and blues singer Seth Walker sounds like a little of all three seeped into his music. We like! Win tickets to his 2/3 show at the Highway 99 Blues Club!

Seth Walker

This is what's coming your way on Feb 3rd, guys!!!! You won't want to miss Seth Walker while he's in town!!! Get your tickets today.

Here’s a little moment from yesterday at Wyoming Public Radio & Media!! Tonight we are in Denver, CO at The Walnut Room!!

Thank you Dan, Gail and Thunderground studios for a sold out show in Laramie!


Focus on the Blues

This is an old article, but the pictures are magnificent.


smithsonianmag.com Richard Waterman's never-before-published photographs caught the roots music legends at their down-home best

Another fantastic weekend has ended, but we have so many awesome shows coming up. Including THIS GUY! Seth Walker comes to the club Feb 3rd at 8PM. Tickets are going fast, so grab yours today.

#sethwalkermusic #guitar #livemusic #singer #songwriter #blues #music #tour #seattle #family #boom

Help support local music and a DAMN fine artist, Brett Benton!! Check it out.

#hillcountryblues #deltablues


Award winning Highway 99 Blues Club to get lease extension


Laissez le bon temps rouler!!!!!!!!!!!
We are very happy to continue to bring you great live music in our original location!! Come on in and say "Hi".

#newleaseonlife #livemusic #keepingthebluesalive #bluesbar #jukejoint #awardwinning #internationalbluesfoundation #supportlocal #viaduct #seattlewaterfront #seattle #boom

northwestmusicscene.net After months of negotiation with the property’s landlord and watching for the release of the dates for the planned deconstruction of the Alaska Way Viaduct, the long running blues club will stay in its original home for at least one more year.

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1414 Alaskan Way
Seattle, WA

Opening Hours

Wednesday 16:00 - 01:00
Thursday 16:00 - 01:00
Friday 16:00 - 02:00
Saturday 18:00 - 02:00
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