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Seattle Music History

Music has been made here for a thousand years. From the first Native Americans gathering to dance on our shores to the mosh pits of the grunge era, people in the Northwest have been coming together to create music. Many genres, including classical, jazz, rock and hip hop, have played important roles in shaping Seattle and we invite you to explore the history of each through our website and with the Seattle Music Map.