We were talking about one of my favorite musicians who I found out lives near Troutdale on the Columbia Gorge. That prompted me to look up whatever famous musicians live around the Northwest and I couldn't believe the number and variety who call Washington home!

  • James Otto (Benton City)
  • Alice in Chains (Seattle)
  • Band of Horses (Seattle)
  • Bing Crosby (Spokane)
  • Brandi Carlile (Ravensdale)
  • Death Cab for Cutie (Bellingham)
  • Foo Fighters (Seattle)
  • Heart (Bellevue)
  • Jimi Hendrix (Seattle)
  • Sir Mix-a-Lot (Seattle)
  • Macklemore (Seattle)
  • Modest Mouse (Issaquah)
  • Nirvana (Aberdeen)
  • Pearl Jam (Seattle)
  • Queensrÿche (Bellevue)
  • Sanctuary (Seattle)
  • Soundgarden (Seattle)
  • The Presidents of the United States of America (Seattle)