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Canada 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!


Must-Visit Clubs for Live Shows in Vancouver

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What's better than tearing up the dance floor with your friends? Not much. Here are some awesome live music venues in Vancouver to help jump start those unbelievable nights with an unbelievable show.

  • Venue

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    Venue is starting to attract more and more artists, especially from the electronic dance music and hip-hop genres. Spacious, with access to a bunch of different bars, it's awesome for live music.

  • Electric Owl Social Club

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    A hipster spot for indie music, the Electric Owl places a huge emphasis on showcasing both international and local talent. That's why you will never suspect what sound you will hear next!

  • Funky Winker Beans

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    "Vancouver's #1 Dive Bar," this bar holds a ton of live music nights, including live punk and metal shows on Friday's and Saturday's, and live blues on Sunday's.

  • Fortune Sound Club

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    Fortune offers state-of-the-art sound system, with some of the most notable DJ's spinning on a regular basis. You can literally walk into an amazing party. What's not to love about Fortune?

  • Biltmore Cabaret

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    With an assortment of up-and-coming bands, The Biltmore has built a reputation as one of the most underrated venues for live music in the city. A fantastic atmosphere as well!

  • Celebrities Nightclub

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    Perhaps the best sound system of all the clubs in Vancouver, Celebrities has stepped it up even higher with an amazing renovation. A live DJ event is a must if you're an electronic dance music fan.

  • Commodore Ballroom

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    With a capacity of 1000 party-goers, the Commodore Ballroom has become the Mecca of live music for Vancouver clubbing. Nirvana, Bob Marley, and Adele are just some of the greats who have played here.

Looking for the Top Live Music Venue in Canada?

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

FIVESIXTY

560 Seymour Street, Vancouver BC Canada
604-678-6322

Every so often a club like FIVESIXTY comes around and reminds us why it is that we even like to go out. More than just drinks, food, music, VIP treatment, and lots of space to dance/hit on attractive people, FIVESIXTY manages to feel like a new club experience every time. How, you ask? FIVESIXTY offers 5 distinctive and sleek party rooms: LIVE, [more]

Distrikt Nightclub

919 Douglas St, Victoria BC Canada
250-383-7137

    The newest club in town, Distrikt Nightclub, brings the big city club experience to Victoria's downtown core. A sound system that will leave you breathless, a light show that you have never seen and music that will feed you energy. We are Distrikt Nightclub and we do things differently. [more]

Venue

881 Granville Street, Vancouver BC Canada

With an incredible event stage for live shows, DJs, private parties and events, concerts, and more, VENUE is destined to become a top nightclub in Vancouver. With a mix of live music and DJs, Venue is a hybrid between nightclub and concert venue. Names like Major Lazer and David Guetta have passed through the club, adding to its unparalleled [more]

Red Room Ultra Bar

398 Richards Street, Vancouver BC Canada

Located on Richards up the street from Gastown, Red Room Ultra Bar is a large party venue that can accommodate hundreds of guests. Benefiting from some of the finest minds and equipment in sound, lighting, and effects, the venue is ideal for a variety of performances and party events, and has been noted recurrently as one of the best places in [more]

The Roxy Cabaret

932 Granville Street, Vancouver BC Canada
604-331-7999

The heart and soul of downtown Vancouver’s nightclub scene, The Roxy is known for throwing the best parties in town for over 25 wild years! A warm and lively venue, The Roxy Cabaret makes you want to have a good time, unwind, and let loose! Patrons enjoy performers of all genres, amazing live bands and phenomenal DJs who play nothing but hit [more]

Bar None Nightclub

1222 Hamilton Street between Davie and Drake, Vancouver BC Canada
604.689.7000

Fresh, modern, young. These three words perfectly exemplify the star of Yaletown’s nightlife, Bar None. If you know what New York Style clubs are like you’ll be ecstatic to hear that this proposition for the Vancouver party scene has got it right. Earned through blood, sweat and some delicious cocktails, Bar None delivers exactly what the [more]

Union Hall

6240 - 99 Street, Edmonton Alberta Canada

Imagine a club where no one feels out of place. A melting pot of styles, fashion and ideas. Young or old, male or female, rock or pop....all are welcome at the best damn party bar in Edmonton. Open Thursday, Friday, Saturday and long weekend Sundays. Come and enjoy some of the city's most amazing industry staff and drinks prices. ROLL IN & ROCK [more]

Rain Ultraclub

66 Water Street, Vancouver BC Canada

Welcome to RAIN, Vancouver’s newest and most upscale nightclub! Inspired by the artistic designs found in top nightclubs in Las Vegas, New York, and China, RAIN seeks to bring Vancouver the ultimate luxury experience in nightlife entertainment. With a state of the art LED lighting ceiling, decorative bars, luxurious second floor lounge and [more]

Mixx Party Bar

10551 82 ave (whyte ave), Edmonton Alberta Canada

Mixx blends the largest dance floor on Whyte Ave with the hottest new top 40 music. Make sure you check out our event page to catch some of the hottest chart topping djs from around the world! Shake well with your favorite 90's party anthems. Stir in custom signature cocktails, add a twist of VIP bottle service. Garnish with the sexiest [more]

The Belmont

1006 Granville Street, Vancouver BC Canada
604-605-4344

The Belmont Bar, located in the heart of Vancouver’s entertainment district, is an upscale bar with a dance floor to dance the night away. The Belmont features a wide selection of craft beer, unique menu, nightly live performances and top DJs. With an industrial feel, warm décor and copper finishes, this venue is welcoming to all. Whether [more]