New York 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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Rebel

251 W.30th St, New York New York NY United States

212-695-2747

In its location nearby Madison Square Garden and Penn Station, this nightclub offers party goers three floors of mayhem. The club encompasses a dance floor, lounge, and live music space spread over 11,000 square that includes feet five different rooms. Brought to you by the creators of the renown Webster Hall, Rebel is sure to please. Each [more]

SOBS Sounds of Brazil

204 Varick Street, New York New York NY United States

212-243-4940

Larry Gold opened this club with the intention of bringing the Afro-Latino dance and music culture to New York City, as part of the diaspora. Today, the restaurant and nightclub is known as being the ultimate club for music from around the world, especially Brazil. SOBS delivers with Sounds of Brazil. Since its opening, SOBs has gained a [more]

Gansevoort Hotel Rooftop

18 Ninth Avenue (bet. Little West 12th & 13th St.), New York New York NY United States

212-206-6700

The rooftop pool is the place to be on a hot summer day or any day, open year round complete with underwater music and heating. In the concrete jungle, the rooftop acts as an urban escape, and provides the ideal spot to relax, get some sun, grab some food from the bar and lounge, or from the grill menu. Just beside, the grassy terrace is a [more]

(Le) Poisson Rouge

158 Bleecker Street, New York New York NY United States

212-505-FISH

(Le) Poisson Rouge is a truly unique music and arts space created by musicians at the old Village Gate, that now acts as a cabaret and live music venue. Popular and art cultures in music, film, theatre, dance and fine art blend together to form a one of a kind venue that seeks to cultivate the relationship between art and revelry, and create a [more]

Studio Square

35-33 36th St, New York New York NY United States

718-383-1001

Upscale event venues, massive outdoor terraces, the exquisite Steakhouse, Cavo restaurant and one of the best overall places to party in New York City is what is in store at Studio Square. Weddings, birthdays, Halloween and New Years Eve parties bring in a diverse, sophisticated crowd ready to enjoy incredible cocktail drinks, while [more]

Alphabet Lounge

104 Avenue C, New York New York NY United States

212-780-0202

ALPHABET LOUNGE In January 2006, neighborhood staple, Alphabet Lounge began its humble transformation. New owners Tanvir Chaudhury, Jon Cantor and Colin Barnhart decided to simply evolve Alphabet Lounges current concept and vibe to establish this venue as a nightlife and neighborhood icon. Chaudhury, Cantor and Barnhart envisioned a space that [more]

NEGRIL VILLAGE

70 West 3rd St. (Bet. Laguardi, New York New York NY United States

212.477.2804

Negril, located in the heart of Chelsea specializes in Authentic Caribbean cuisine. Negril’s menu can be described as “home-style” focusing on the Island of Jamaica. Negril is pure Caribbean: real, authentic Jamaican comfort food. Small in size, big on flavors of true caribbean food that only true Caribbeans can pull off. With its [more]

Amnesia NYC

609 West 29th Street between 11th and 12th Avenues, New York New York NY United States

212-643-6464

Improving upon the former Ruby Falls space, AMNESIA Nightclub has brought NYC back to life. Much has changed in the transformative process. The placement of the bar, for example, on the side of the club as opposed to the center. Also new is the upper balcony VIP table service seating. Located in West Chelsea, Amnesia combines non-stop energy [more]

element

225 East Houston Street @ Esse, New York New York NY United States

212-254-2200

From the candlelit brick walls of the Mezzanine, to the soaring ceilings of the Main Room, down to the Romanesque archways of the Vault, element is one of the most stunning venues in New York City. This tri-level nightlife playground is a marvel of form and function, featuring 3 full-service bars, a V.I.P mezzanine, and seductive lounge [more]