Good luck finding next week’s U.S. Open Cup final in your television listings: The match will be televised only on GolTV, a premium channel that isn’t even available on some major carriers.
The Sounders will host an official team viewing party for Tuesday’s match in Philadelphia at the Market Arms in Ballard, one of several sprinkled around the city that will be showing the game.
The full list of watch-party venues named in the team release is below, and feel free to throw others in the comment section.
Sounders FC Official Viewing Party: The Market Arms — 2401 NW Market St., Seattle, WA 98107
ECS Viewing Parties: Temple Billiards — 126 S. Jackson St., Seattle, WA 98104; Fuel Sports Eats & Beats — 164 S. Washington St., Seattle, WA 98104; The Atlantic Crossing — 6508 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115
Gorilla FC Viewing Party: 95 Slide — 722 E. Pike St., Seattle, WA 98122
Eastside Supporters Viewing Party: Snoqualmie Falls Brewing Company — 8032 Falls Ave. SE, Snoqualmie, WA 98065
Additional Viewing Parties: Doyle’s Public House — 208 St. Helens Ave., Tacoma, WA 98402; George & Dragon Pub — 206 N. 36th St., Seattle, WA 98103; Fado Irish Pub — 801 1st Ave., Seattle, WA 98104; Rookies Bar & Grill — 3820 S. Ferdinand St., Seattle, WA 98118
Update: I just wanted to bump this up to the top as a head’s up for tonight’s match. And readers in the comment section have mentioned other planned game watches since this was first posted last week, including the Sounder at Heart party at Spitfire in Belltown.
If you have DirecTV, the match is available only on the Spanish-language channel 456, while it will be located on Frontier cable Ultimate HD channel 313 and Spanish-language channel 1523.