PLAY: Cellar Door (WA)

Posted by:  Cellar Door (PT)  | When:  –  | Where: Port Townsend, Washington, USA

  Booking 3 Sonicbids bands
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Cellar Door is a cocktail bar, nightclub and live music venue open seven days a week in the beautiful historic Port Townsend! 
We create unique, eclectic craft cocktails using the best ingredients and spirits. 

It's that time of the year for local and regional bands to come and play at one of Port Townsend's best music venue and book killer bands to play throughout the fall/winter. With a dedicated local following, this is a great way to build your reputation and play with other great bands.

We're looking ahead in the 2020 calendar due to social distancing measures currently in place.

The Opportunity

We have live entertainment six nights each week, bringing world-class musicians and great events to Port Townsend:

Thursday evenings @ 7pm - live jazz each week with local and regional groups. Free to all, but remember to tip your musicians!

Friday and Saturday evenings - performances of all genres of music, ranging from folk to funk, jazz to punk rock, roots and Americana to Chicago blues. Cover charge and schedule vary from night to night.

Sunday evenings @ 7pm - smaller, more intimate performances of traditional American music, primarily featuring folk, country, blues, and bluegrass. Free to the public, but tipping the musicians is highly encouraged!

Monday evenings @ 6pm - Jack Reid hosts open-mic at Cellar Door! Sign-ups start at 6:00, opening act at 6:30, and the open mic show at 7:00. Also free to all!

The Band

  • We are looking for a wide range of genres. If we believe you fit the vibe of our establishment, we'll find the right night for you. 
  • Bands must be actively playing shows 
  • Bands must be willing to heavily promote the show if chosen to play
  • All acts applying must meet the criteria that we look for, lyrics, stage presence, style and artists must have a fanbase
  • Acts must have a solid online presence 

The Gig

  • We have different artist compensation packages that include: Door/Guarantee/Sales Split
  • PA provided, we also have backline onsite! 
  • Pay is determined upon booking
  • Bands can sell merch onsite 
  • Capacity 150+
  • Local bands must be able to draw  25+
  • We have more dates available than those listed. If you're interested in playing our venue, apply and we'll send you availabilities that we think fit your band!


  • Compensation Amount: Determined at time of booking


Apply by Sep 02, 2020

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