Calgary Live Music Venue


Best Places to Catch a Live Show in Toronto

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Toronto is home to a variety of trendy clubs that regularly feature live music and represent the diversity of this bustling city. Take a look at our favourite hottest clubs for live music!

  • CUBE Nightclub

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    Though there's a $20 cover charge on Friday and drinks are pricey, CUBE is the best. With gorgeous views of downtown from their large patio, great music, tasty food, good company—you can't go wrong.

  • Kool Haus

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    Within walking distance of Union Station, this venue has great acoustics and is designed perfect enough for every concert goer to get a close up view of the stage regardless of where you stand.

  • Lee's Palace

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    With a solid, consistent sound and ease of moving closer to the stage, music lovers flock to Lee's quite often. The Dance Cave upstairs is great to mingle with others after hours of live music.

  • The Hoxton

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    Regarded as one of the best clubs for EDM, The Hoxton is full of chic 20-somethings. It's super laid back and lineups move pretty quickly. Though it gets crowded, the ambiance and mood make up for it.

  • El Mocambo Tavern

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    El Mocambo is one of city's oldest music venues, serving Toronto's music scene for over 100 years. Known for hosting The Rolling Stones in '77, El Mo is an essential destination for music lovers.

  • Wrongbar

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    Wrongbar is swanky and very intimate with dark interiors. Though it's got a rowdy atmosphere, the sound system is spot on and is one of the best spots in the city for indie and cutting edge music.

  • Lula Lounge

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    Take a trip around the world! While you enjoy delicious food and drinks, the lounge hosts live salsa, jazz, Brazilian and world music. Lula also once hosted Grammy darlings Norah Jones and Feist. 

  • Bovine Sex Club

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    Bovine has been a neighbourhood institution since the 90s, with rock, punk and metal bands. The club has been consistent with great music, drinks, atmosphere, and the right amount of grunge!

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Check out our listing of the hottest clubs in Calgary, read reviews, view upcoming events and more.

The Roadhouse

840 9 Ave SW, Calgary Alberta Canada

403-398-7623

The Roadhouse, downtown Calgary’s biggest and most influential club, it is the nightlife destination that has proven itself to be Calgary’s best and number one since 2002. An 800 capacity crowd of the hottest, party-savvy people in the city create a nightlife package that isn’t found in any other club on the strip. Roadhouse’s proven [more]

Ceilis 8th Ave

803 8 Ave SW, Calgary Alberta Canada

403-265-1200

Ceilis Irish Pub & Restaurant boats 2 levels of authentic Irish pub experience. With traditional Irish roots and North American flare, Ceilis has a variety of spirits and draught beers for you and your friends to enjoy. In addition, Ceilis provides the ideal atmosphere for an amazing event. With over 400 seats Ceilis can accommodate corporate and [more]

Habitat

1217 1 St SW, Calgary Alberta Canada

403-263-5447

The latest ‘microclub’ to hit Calgary’s Fashion district is here, and its Habitat! And for Calgary’s dance and electro party scene, this is a gift unlike any other! The best and hottest DJs in Calgary and the world congregate at Habitat for WEEKLY unforgettable, chic and romantic party nights: WEDNESDAYS: Robot Rock, Indie, Electro, [more]

Cowboys

421 12th Ave. SE, Calgary Alberta Canada

403-265-0699

The most fun you can have with your boots on, Cowboys is the biggest and best country venue in Calgary! From the hot country music to the even hotter staff, Cowboys is the place for cowboys and cowgirls to rustle up some good ole fashion boot-scootin fun each and every week! Head down to Penny Lane for some crazy two-stepping, some amazing line [more]

Jimmys

1316 33rd Street NE, Calgary Alberta Canada

403-248-8888

Jimmy’s Night Club has been an institution, in some incarnation or another, since the early 1980s. Originally called Jimmy Dean’s, it is now more colloquially known as Jimmy’s. Open Friday and Saturday nights only, Jimmy’s is a welcome alternative to the downtown club scene in Calgary. Jimmy's Nightclub is the largest of it's type in [more]

The Shamrock Hotel

2101 - 11th Street S.E., Calgary Alberta Canada

403-290-0084

One of Calgary's premier live music venues featuring a wide variety of music genres. Top 40, Funk, R&B, Blues and old school classic rock bands have all performed there. This place has been around since 1914. Local and international bands usually choose the Shamrock as their venue. The place is terribly conducive to truly rocking out. [more]

Broken City

613 - 11th Ave. S.W., Calgary Alberta Canada

403-262-9976

Mondays-True Believer Late night soul, rock with DJewell, $5.25 Double Hi-Balls Tuesdays- Rock shows plus DJ Adom N Gomorrah, $3.75 Pilsner Supercans (Check Calendar Page for details) Wednesdays-D*nce Mot*er*uck*r, $3.50 Pilsner pints, DJs Dwight Christmas and Gary Powers. Admission is $4 Thursdays- Rock Shows, $4.50 pint specials, they change [more]

Tipperary’s Pub

2002 16th Ave NW, Calgary Alberta Canada

Tipperary’s is more then a place on a map, it’s a state of mind. It’s about good friends getting together. It’s great food, cold beer and lots of laughter. If you’re looking for a friendly fun place to watch the game, a place to meet after the game, or if you are in the mood for an inexpensive Sunday breakfast, make Tippearary’s Pub [more]

Blind Beggar Pub

106-5211 MacLeod Trail SW, Calgary Alberta Canada

(403) 212-1180

Blind Beggar Pub The original Blind Beggar Pub is in London on Whitechapel Road. It was built in 1894 on the site of an inn established before 1654, and named for Henry de Montfort who lost his sight in battle in the 13th century, and became the Blind Beggar of Bethnal Green. The story of how he went from riches to rags became hugely [more]

Aurora Nightclub- Banff

110 Banff Ave, Banff Calgary Alberta Canada

403-760-5300

Onyx Bar The onyx rock bar, the first space you’ll enter upon arrival to the Aurora, is seriously upbeat. It’s the kind of rocking party venue that can turn misery into instant joy. It’s one of the best nightlife spaces in Banff to spark off a new relationship and get the celebrations started off on the right foot. Cigar [more]

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