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Seattle-Tacoma International Airport’s Experience the City of M​usic Program is a cooperative effort by the Port of Seattle, the Office of Film + Music, Seattle Music Commission and PlayNetwork to showcase the Northwest region’s diverse music culture and enhance the experience of millions of travelers who pass through the airport each year.

The award-winning, comprehensive program immerses visitors in the region’s rich music traditions and history through:
  • ​Live performances seven days a week at locations throughout the terminal
  • Overhead music exclusively by Northwest artists
  • Videos featuring clips about Seattle’s music scene and history on terminal and baggage claim monitors
  • Multi-genre web radio available through the airport’s free Wi-Fi Network
  • Music-themed art exhibits curated by the Experience Music Project. 

Sea-Tac Airport Welcomes Sub Pop Store​

Iconic Record Label Features Quintessentially Quirky Northwest Merchandise​. Read more.​

Live music program hits high note with expanded offerings

Over the last year, there have been twice as many live musicians playing double the number of hours throughout the terminal as part of the award-winning Sea-Tac Airport Experience the City of Music Program. Read more.

Three more years!

After less than a year of performances, live music is coming back to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport with a three-year agreement between the Port of Seattle and airport merchants to split the costs for the popular program highlighting northwest artists. Read more.

Best Arrivals Experience 

Experience the City of Music program was recently honored as "Best Arrivals Experience" at the third annual Future Travel Experience Awards in Las Vegas. The awards recognize the most innovative, ambitious and effective initiatives and organizations in the airline industry. Read more.

EMP Hendrix exhibit

Stop by and check out an art exhibit dedicated to one of the Northwest's most iconic musicians. Read more.

Live Music Schedule: Week of May 18 - 24

Enjoy live music Monday - Friday at various times and locations.

Each set is three hours. Time listed is the start time.


May 18
May 19
May 20
May 21
May 22
May 23
May 24
​A Concourse to South Satellite Train 11 am Isiah Dominguez 11 am Naomi Wachira 11 am Mike Simmons 11 am Billy Brandt ​10 am VioPan Duo
B Gates 
9 am Fleur Jack 9 am Raven Zoe 9 am Michaud Sava 9 am Kitt Bender
Central Terminal
10 am Correo Aereo
9 am Champagne Sunday
10 am Dave Harmonson
10 am Billy Brandt
10 am TBASA
North Satellite
10 am Ben Union 9 am Bevani
Sub Pop / Concourse C
11 am Amanda Hardy

11 am Tekla Waterfield

10 am The Side Project
9 a.m. Judd Wasserman
11 am The Royal Oui

Please note: Times and artists are subject to change.
Listen and learn about our live performers

View Seattle Channel feature

Audio Clips

Hear some of the voice announcements from Quincy Jones, Macklemore, Jerry Cantrell and more.

What's going on in the city?

Read Seattle's music history by Peter Blecha.

Submit your music for the Sea-Tac Airport Music Program

Interested musicians should follow the instructions below for submitting music and video content for consideration. To participate by reading overhead messages, send a request to (note: please do not send music/video requests or content via email).

How to play your music LIVE at Sea-Tc Airport:

Musicians Wanted:

Play your own music, make new fans, and perform at the newest live venue in Seattle -- Sea-Tac Airport! Email and include a link to your music.
How to submit your MUSIC: 

Music Submissions:

Submit to PlayNetwork via label representative, if possible.

For FTP/digital delivery (preferred Format – 320kbmp3), please send email for login information:
Gabriel Marowitz:
You must use a FTP software interface to transfer files – such as filezilla.
For CD hardcopies, please send to:
Attn: Sea-Tac Airport Music Submission
8727 148th Ave NE
Redmond, WA 98052
For electronic music submits for mp3’s (using transfer such as YouSendIt, WeTransfer, DropBox) or a link from a hosted site, please email:
Gabriel Marowitz:
How to submit your VIDEO:

Video Submissions:

Submit to PlayNetwork via label representative, if possible.

For FTP/digital delivery (preferred Format – QuickTime HD video files; Apple ProRes 422, 1280x720, Please send email for log in information:
Gabriel Marowitz:
You must use a FTP software interface to transfer files – such as filezilla. 
For hardcopies, please send to:
Attn: Sea-Tac Airport Video Submission
15301 Ventura Blvd.
Bldg. D, Ste 200
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403 
How to License your Media so we may use:


You will need to include a copy of an executed licensing agreement so we have approval to use your media. Download the form.

All music, video and messaging added to the Sea-Tac Airport playlist will be selected by a committee with members from PlayNetwork, the Port of Seattle and the Seattle Music Commission. These submissions will be reviewed quarterly for inclusion in the program. Decisions will be made based on suitability for a public audience of all ages.





Experience the City of Music - A year in review

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