Rainbow City plays great music with an uplifting purpose

We're not just here to make amazing music in a supportive environment for all people, we're here to uplift and reflect our diverse community! We have the most inclusive ensembles in Seattle for musicians to learn and exhibit themselves through their art and to make the world a better place.

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Want to contribute to Rainbow City?

You can help us to carry out our social justice mission to create safe spaces for queer and allied musicians to present the music of marginalized artists. With your help, we will keep our community strong!


You can make as big impact with a bit of your time. We need volunteers both for performances and also key staff roles. You don't need to be playing an instrument to have an impact. Join our team!

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You can join our email list for occasional communication about what is happening with Rainbow City Performing Arts. Stay in the know!

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Become a member of one of our seven performance ensembles! We welcome members of all identities who share our mission

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Latest News at Rainbow City

Dance the Night Away

A Gala for All: Dance the Night Away at Benaroya Hall

Rainbow City Performing Arts is announcing our “gala for all,” Dance the Night Away at Benaroya Hall on March 22,…

Jo-Ann Christen Leaves a Legacy That Will Be Long Remembered

I regret to inform you of the passing of a local legend in the music scene, Jo-Ann Christen. As a…

Q&A: Tim Norris

Rainbow City welcomes back Tim Norris to serve as the interim Concert Band director for our next two Benaroya Hall…

Our Next Concert and Gala Combined

We are thrilled to announce that our February 2nd concert “Spectrum of Identity” is being combined with our annual fundraising…

We value the connections to our community through other nonprofits, companies, and performance partners.

Looking to add live music to your event?

Contact Rainbow City if you have an opportunity to perform at your event and see the options we have available to fit your needs.