Downtown (Toronto) 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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Product

364 Richmond St. W, Toronto Ontario Canada

Product is quickly becoming one of Toronto's hottest nightlife spots! With a bar cranking out all your favorite drinks, the hottest DJs spinning the best dance hits, and lavish decor to bring sophistication to any occasion, it's the perfect place for your next night out or special event! Next time you're looking for a fun night out, come see us! [more]

Sound Academy

11 Polson Street, Toronto Ontario Canada

416-469-5655

The Sound Academy is Toronto’s premier live entertainment and party destination. The newly-renovated space features some of the world’s most technologically advanced sound and lighting systems, unobstructed sightlines and fresh finishes – all combined to create an unrivaled concert experience. With 7500 sq ft of space, the room easily [more]

Wrongbar

1279 Queen St. West, Toronto Ontario Canada

An incredible addition to the Queen-West party, event, and nightclub scene, WRONGBAR is Toronto's hottest place to party, drink, dance, and more! Run by to of the city's top DJs, Wrongbar displays a rugged attention to detail - from the vintage pinball machine to the eclecticly-stocked jukebox. The sweet front bar is the perfect spot to drink, [more]

The Hoxton

69 Bathurst Street, Toronto Ontario Canada

416-456-7321

Welcome to The Hoxton, previously "Sixty-9 Bathurst". One of the newest clubs to hit the Toronto nightlife scene. With seductive velvet curtains, antique-esque mirrors and stripper pole your night of parties, drinks, dancing, and more is sure to satisfy. With some of the best music spinning from top, local and international DJs, the 8,000 [more]

The Marquee Toronto

280 Coxwell Ave, Toronto Ontario Canada

416-466-0800

The Marquee Toronto Marquee Media is a marketing, advertising, and promotions company that hosts nightclub events with innovative themes, special guest DJ's, and celebrity guests. Marquee Media caters to young professionals in Toronto. [more]

Burroughes Building Art Space

639 Queen St. W., Toronto Ontario Canada

416-360-5757

Burroughes Building Art Space Originally built as a Department store 1907 with an addition in 1910, the Burroughes is continually defining Queen Street West as the tallest building on this trendy stretch. The Burroughes was not always known as such. Only until recently, once Queen Street Partners purchased and repositioned the property, did [more]

Tattoo

567 Queen St. W, Toronto Ontario Canada

416-703-5488

Tattoo At Tattoo Rock Parlour, cool edge intertwines with the stylish offbeat vibe of Torontos Queen St. West offering a rock haven and tattoo shop all in one. Tattoo Rock Parlour juxtaposed by its steely dark exterior and traditional street lamps is nestled within the easily accessible and funky Queen West neighbourhood in downtown Toronto. [more]

Silver Dollar

486 Spadina Ave., Toronto Ontario Canada

416-975-0909

The Silver Dollar Room features one stage: next to the dance floor in the main bar room and one outdoor patio . This is a decidedly college-focused club, with dance music coming from the main stage via cover bands, touring outfits and local musicians.. [more]

Bovine Sex Club

542 Queen St. W. just east of, Toronto Ontario Canada

416-504-4239

The Bovine Sex Club is Toronto's hottest underground music central since 1991 and the Jagermeister capitol of North America! An eclectic mix of industry people: punks, goths, rockers, metalheads, glam kids, artists, rockstars and celebs. Get stoked with DJ's seven days a week, live bands, and special events. Bovine Sex Club is a Toronto [more]

Dundas Square

1 Dundas Street East, Toronto Ontario Canada

416-979-9960

Open air public square for live music, stage performance and public events, located in the busiest intersection of the city. [more]