The Crocodile

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Seattle WA, United States

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“The Crocodile (formerly The Crocodile Cafe, and sometimes called the Croc) is a music club at 2200 2nd Avenue at Blanchard Street in the neighborhood of Belltown in Seattle, Washington, USA. Opened as the “Crocodile Cafe” on April 30, 1991 by Stephanie Dorgan, it quickly became a fixture on the local music scene. It closed on December 15, 2007. and re-opened on March 18, 2009.

The venue’s first show featured The Posies and Love Battery; the last, Robin Pecknold, J. Tillman, and David Bazan. During its initial 16-year run, the Croc hosted numerous well-known acts including Mudhoney, Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Alice In Chains, Mad Season, Joanna Newsom, Cheap Trick, Indigo Girls, Robyn Hitchcock, Porcupine Tree, Glenn Tilbrook, Rhonda Vincent, Death Cab for Cutie, Yoko Ono, Ann Wilson, Sleater-Kinney, R.E.M., Soft Boys, Built to Spill, Neutral Milk Hotel, Dinosaur Jr, Beastie Boys, Corinne Bailey Rae, Rachael Yamagata, Kevn Kinney of Drivin N Cryin, Ventures, Chris Knox, Harvey Danger, and The Presidents of the United States of America.
After opening the Crocodile Cafe, owner Stephanie Dorgan later married R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck who became a partner in the Crocodile. Buck often played there with his other band, The Minus 5. Dorgan and Buck divorced in 2006 and the Croc closed unexpectedly in December 2007.

Contact Information

Address
2200 2nd Ave
Seattle WA 98121
United States
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Phone
(206) 441-5611
Web
www.thecrocodile.com/

Upcoming Events

Saturday 19 April 2014
Eyes of the World Tour
The Underachievers, Denzel Curry, Dillon CooperConcert
The Crocodile
Seattle WA, United States
47.613589 -122.344281

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Tuesday 22 April 2014
Mobb Deep
Brothers from Another, Language ArtsConcert
The Crocodile
Seattle WA, United States
47.613589 -122.344281

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Monday 28 April 2014
ToyConcert The Crocodile
Seattle WA, United States
47.613589 -122.344281

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Tuesday 29 April 2014
I Break Horses
Rival ConsolesConcert
The Crocodile
Seattle WA, United States
47.613589 -122.344281

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Thursday 1 May 2014
Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra
A Silver Mt. Zion, Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra, Jherek BischoffConcert
The Crocodile
Seattle WA, United States
47.613589 -122.344281

21 going

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Saturday 3 May 2014
We Are Scientists
PAWSConcert
The Crocodile
Seattle WA, United States
47.613589 -122.344281

2 going

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