Northwest Dance & Music Venues

The Five Sonics at the Gaslight
The Gaslight
910 Pacific Avenue
Tacoma, Washington

Some of the bands that performed at this place during the early years of NW rock and roll were:

III Generation
The Blues
The Caravans
The Centrix
The DuPrees
The Group
The Impalas
The Kings Men
The Missing Lynx
The Pyramids
The Roustabouts
The Sonics


The Centrix at The Gaslight - 1965
Centrix at the Gaslight - Tacoma - 1965
Centrix at the Gaslight - Tacoma - 1965

Tacoma's Kings Men outside the Gaslight in 1963

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Last Update:  19 February 2015
Credits: Bill Barner, Bill Dean,  Don Sanders, Jerry Werner, Sonny Schaaf, Craig Kelly, Mrs. (Bob's mom) Bennett (ad), Jeff Miller, Steve Thurgood, Ernie Catlett, Jeff Smith