Northwest Dance & Music Venues
Market on state at Baldy's - Photo D. Bergum
Place Pigalle
Pike Place Market
81 Pike Street
Seattle, Washington

Some of the bands that performed at this place during those great years of NW music were:

Little Bill & The Bluenotes
Grey Blues Band
Isaac Scott Blues Band
Junior Earl & The Pearls
Philharmonic Sam


The illustrious Place Pigalle in the Pike Place Market was the nastiest, hippest, blues bar in the 1970’s.

Little Bill, Junior Earl and the Pearls, Isaac Scott Blues Band, Philharmonic Sam, the Grey Blues Band all played there. It was on the south corner of the market with its back windows looking out on Puget Sound and Alaskan Way 3 stories below.

One night while we were playing I looked up to see an intoxicated patron pick a keg of beer up and throw it out the windows to drop three stories onto Alaskan Way!  It was often like the Country Bunker in the Blues Brothers movie.

Jack Bradbury, February 2010

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Last Update:  31 March 2014
Credits: Jack Bradbury<>