West Seattle's Premier Music Venue

We book a variety of indie rock, pop, electronica, americana, folk, punk, hard rock, metal, experimental, jazz, triphop and more – usually three acts per show Thursday through Sunday. We also feature weekly karaoke, monthly bellydance, and occasional burlesque and drag events. You can rent our space for music video shoots, film shoots, or private events. 

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International Pop Overthrow

International Pop Overthrow is back in the Emerald City our 9th year! IPO Seattle features 22 of the best pop and rock bands from Seattle and beyond, with all shows to be held from August 25 through 28, once again at the most happening venue, Skylark Cafe! Check out this lineup:

Thursday, August 25

8:00 Spencer Carlson
8:45 Fruit Juice
9:30 Andras Jones
10:15 The Hard Way
11:00 Blooper

Friday, August 26

8:00 Jason Berk
8:45 The Scheme
9:30 Stay Up
10:15 The Pop Cycle
11:00 Coloworks
11:45 General Mojo’s

Saturday, August 27

Accidental Heroes
8:45 Vanilla
9:30 Emilio Banda
10:15 Post Adolescence
11:00 Salvadore Dali Llama
11:45 Steve Rosenbaum
Sunday, August 28

Steve Barton
8:15 Ships Have Sailed
9:00 Irene Pena
9:45 Ida Bay
10:30 Wynne C Blue & Her Trouble Fakers

Schedule subject to change. Tickets are $10 for each show, at the door. 

Earlier Event: August 24
Skylark Weekly Open Mic, free/21+
Later Event: August 26
International Pop Overthrow