The Best Bands Playing Seattle in May / June

May 18 at Columbia City: The Security Project

May 18 at Neptune: Nada Surf

May 18 at Sunset Tavern: The Foghorns

May 19 at Fremont Abbey: The Maldives

May 20 at Chop Suey: He Whose Ox is Gored

May 20 at Central Tavern: Constant Lovers, Charms

May 20-21 Showbox Market: Flight to Mars

May 20-22 in Everett: Fisherman’s Village Music Festival

May 21 at Funhouse: Acapulco Lips

May 21 at Slims Last Chance: Jim Basnight

May 21 at Triple Door: Curtis Salgado

May 21 at Sunset Tavern: Bryan John Appleby

May 22 at Neumos: Buzzcocks

May 22 at Capps Club: Vicci Martinez

May 23 at Neumos: Charles Bradley

May 23 at Funhouse: The Knast

May 24 at Chop Suey: Betsy Olson

May 24 at Neumos: The Brian Jonestown Massacre

May 25 at Pantages Theater: Buddy Guy

May 26 at Crocodile: The Coup

May 26 at Benaroya Hall: Tribute to Woody Guthrie (Sera Cahoone, Bill Frisell and Shelby Earl)

May 27 at Sunset Tavern: Youth Code

May 27 at Triple Door: JD Hobson

May 27-28 at Capps Club: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

May 27 – 29 at Neumos: Rain Fest

May 27-30 at The Gorge: Sasquatch!

May 27-30 at Seattle Center: Folklife Festival

May 28 at Funhouse: The So So Glos, Dirty Nil, Ramona

May 28-29 at Chateau Ste Michelle: Paul Simon

June 1 at Chop Suey: Charms

June 1 at Showbox SoDo: The Kills

June 2 at Nectar: Chastity Belt, Posse, Mommy Long Legs

June 2 at Chop Suey: Constant Lovers

June 3 at Crocodile: Iska Dhaaf, Champagne Champagne

June 3 at Sunset Tavern: Fauna Shade

June 3-5 at Marymoor: The Lumineers

June 4 at Neumos: Sweet Water, Shawn Smith

June 4 at Barboza: Ted Leo

June 4 at Funhouse: Greenriver Thrillers

June 4-5 at Chateau Ste Michelle: Bob Dylan, Mavis Staples

June 6 at Vera Project: PUP

June 6 at Showbox Market: Silversun Pickups

June 7 at LoFi: Tokyoidaho

June 8 at Showbox SoDo: At The Drive-In, Le Butcherettes

June 8 at Showbox Market: Modern Baseball

June 9-10 at Triple Door: LeRoy Bell

June 10 at Chop Suey: Broncho

June 10 at LoFi: Black Nite Crash

June 10 at Neptune: David Bazan

June 10 at Crocodile: Tokyo Police Club, We Were Promised Jetpacks

June 1o at Studio Seven: Metal Church

June 10 at Tractor Tavern: Rebirth Brass Band

June 11 Georgetown Carnival

June 11 at Blue Moon: The F#cking Eagles, Vibagun

June 11 at Neumos: Sandrider, Absolute Monarchs

June 14 at Sunset Tavern: The Purrs

June 15 at Barboza: Weeed

June 15 at Neumos: Battles

June 15-16 at Crocodile: The Growlers

June 15-17 at Barboza: METZ

June 16 at Maryoor Park: Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros

June 17-19 Fremont Solstice

June 18 Seattle Rock n Roll Marathon

June 18 at El Corazon: Wussy, Chris Brokaw, The Purrs

June 18 at Snoqualmie: Gin Blossoms

June 18 at Chateau Ste Michelle: Chicago

June 19 at WaMu: Cage The Elephant, Portugal. The Man

June 23 at Neumos: King Khan & The Shrines