Northwest Dance & Music Venues
Image courtesy of Rod Gronka
The White Shutter Inn
14101 Pacific Highway South
Tukwila, Washington

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

The Coasters
The Don Fisher Band
The Happy Gamblers
The Joe Finnerman Band
Patty's Polka Band
Time Piece
Whistle Stop

Others ?

Seems the White Shutter Inn was a big place down at 14101 Pacific Highway South in what is now Tukwila.  I remember going to it in the 1980s because ironically enough I was the DJ at a club called Dandy's at 144th and Pacific Highway South, but it was mostly country then.  Its a casino now.

John England, September 2012

I tended bar there in the 1980's.  I spent a good deal of time there in the 1970's as well.

The Don Fisher band played nightly during the late 1970's.  The Joe Finnerman Band was the house band there for a few years during the 1980's.  I also recall Time Piece and Whistle Stop.

On Sundays they had Patty's Polka Band play from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. to an older crowd, then from 9 to 2 a.m. it was generally a jam session with the house bands

Angelette, October 2012

REDLINE played the White Shutters in the 80’s.

Mike McElhoe, October 2012

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Last Update:  24 October 2012
Credits:  John England, Joltin' Joel Johnson, Angelette, Mike McElhoe