Enjoy these sensational concerts in some of Seattle’s most magical locations. Candlelight invites you to experience some of the greatest works of classical and modern-day music in an original way. Choose between concerts from Bach and Hans Zimmer to Stevie Wonder and Beyoncé, sit back, and relax in a setting covered in hundreds of candles.
Some of Candlelight’s stunning locations this year include the iconic Lotte Hotel, the legendary Museum of Flight, and Axis Pioneer Square. Prepare to immerse yourself into a 60-minute performance that will take you on a musical journey through the ages.
Featured Candlelight Concerts
New Candlelight Programs
A series of incredible Candlelight concerts is coming to Seattle and they’re here to impress, boasting a whole roster of tributes to iconic artists and bands. There’s something for everyone, from the powerful songs of 20th-century women Jazz musicians like Billie Holiday and Gladys Knight to Bad Bunny. One concert even combines the songs of Metallica with the compositions of Schubert. What a lineup!
Halloween just got a whole lot spookier thanks to this series of bewitching Candlelight concerts. On Friday October 13, a string quartet will be hypnotizing concertgoers with the spellbinding scores of some of the most iconic horror movies ever made. From A Nightmare on Elm Street and The Exorcist to The Nightmare Before Christmas and Beetlejuice, all the Halloween classics and familiar favorites will be celebrated at this fantastically frightening candlelit concert taking place at The Arctic Club Hotel.
On October 24 and 25, Candlelight will once again be putting audiences under a magical musical spell with the help of thousands of candles and a gifted string quartet. As you take your seat inside the Museum of Flight, prepare to swoon over classical renditions of songs such as “Thriller” as well as takes on film scores from the likes of Halloween, Psycho and Ghostbusters.
Pink Floyd’s iconic music, known for its profound lyrics and innovative soundscapes, has transcended generations. Now, a Candlelight concert that pays tribute to their legacy is coming to Seattle. Under the gentle glow of candlelight, the ethereal melodies and thought-provoking lyrics take on a whole new dimension and you can expect to hear songs like ‘Shine On You Crazy Diamond’, ‘Hey You’, and ‘Another Brick In The Wall’. A talented string quartet will immerse guests in the world of Pink Floyd.
Puerto Rican artist Bad Bunny burst onto the music scene and into international fame about 10 years ago and since then his popularity has only grown. Now, you can attend a Candlelight concert dedicated to his music at the historic Arctic Club Hotel. Expect to hear songs like ‘Tití Me Preguntó’, ‘Moscow Mule’ and ‘A Noche de Anoche’ performed by the talented DIVISI’s Amp’d String Quartet as candles illuminate this gorgeous space and it promises to be unforgettable.
Thrash metal and classical music? A Candlelight concert coming to Seattle has ambitiously combined the two and it certainly works! At this incredible concert, you’ll hear songs from Metallica alongside haunting compositions from Schubert. Imagine ‘Enter Sandman’ and ‘Nothing Else Matters’ followed by ‘Death and the Maiden’ by Schubert. What a combination! Make sure not to miss it if you’re a fan of either.
All Upcoming Candlelight Concerts in Seattle
The concerts have been met by countless 5-star reviews all over the US, and guests have called it “a creative, enchanting, and new concert experience” and that “the performers were fantastic!”
“One of the best hours of my entire life.” – The Best of Hans Zimmer at AXIS Pioneer Square
“Great show, very intimate, will definitely be coming to another.” – A Tribute to Coldplay at AXIS Pioneer Square
“Great venue. Excellent music. Incredible mood-setting atmosphere – candlelight & string quartet!” – The Best of Hans Zimmer at Sparkman Cellars
“The night was incredible. The musicians were fantastic. Beautiful candlelight ambiance. Highly recommend!!!” – A Tribute to Beyoncé at Sparkman Cellars
Taking place at several unique venues, the Seattle Candlelight concerts are set to be a completely mesmerizing experience.
The Candlelight series takes place twice each night with two back-to-back 60-65 minute performances. Doors will open 30 minutes prior to each show. Candlelight is an experience unlike any other, and you won’t want to miss out.