The 15 Best Places with Live Music in Vancouver
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Guilt & Co. is one of The 15 Best Places with Live Music in Vancouver.

1. Guilt & Co.

1 Alexander St (at Carrall St), Vancouver, BC
Lounge · Gastown · 53 tips and reviews

Stephy C.Stephy C: Great live band! Good service, cool atmosphere and board games!!! Will def return with my lover!

Adam M.Adam Maddox: Live music, board games and good beer selection.

Maryam E.Maryam E: Fun stuff! Good vibe, live music, JENGA and uno ;-)

Commodore Ballroom is one of The 15 Best Places with Live Music in Vancouver.

2. Commodore Ballroom

868 Granville St (Btw Robson & Smithe), Vancouver, BC
Concert Hall · Downtown Vancouver · 33 tips and reviews

Rob U.Rob Underdawg: Go in here early to your favorite band's concert. Save yourself a spot right in front of the stage. Bring a camera and take lots of pictures!

Britt R.Britt Riddell: Great concerts - great times!

Rock 101Rock 101: Best live music venue in Vancouver Period. Smokers: There are no in and out privileges. Also if the back (main) bar is busy, you’d be surprised how fast the Granville and Alley side Bars move. Read more.

Orpheum Theatre is one of The 15 Best Places with Live Music in Vancouver.

3. Orpheum Theatre

884 Granville St (btwn Smithe & Robson), Vancouver, BC
Concert Hall · Downtown Vancouver · 28 tips and reviews

Dian P.Dian P: Great venue for concerts right in the heart of downtown whether classical or rock music. I recommend UVA wine bar right around the corner for pre or post event.

The ProvinceThe Province: Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra presents "Eternal Light" (a tribute concert for maestro Wallace Leung) on Feb. 19, 7:30 p.m. $10 adults; $6 students/seniors. Read more.

Chad K.Chad Kerychuk: Saw Ray Lamontagne here and it cemented as my favorite concert and venue in Vancouver. However, the seating isn't staggered so if you sit behind somebody taller, you may be leaning sideways.

Rogers Arena is one of The 15 Best Places with Live Music in Vancouver.

4. Rogers Arena

800 Griffiths Way (at Abbott St), Vancouver, BC
Hockey Arena · Downtown Vancouver · 191 tips and reviews

The ProvinceThe Province: Got Bieber Fever? Send us your pics and reviews of the concert tonight on our live chat: Read more.

The ProvinceThe Province: Text your pics from the Justin Bieber concert to 1-360-389-2996 or email

Jasmine M.Jasmine Moore: This is also a place for concerts!!! Like Rihanna an Katy perry

Vogue Theatre is one of The 15 Best Places with Live Music in Vancouver.

5. Vogue Theatre

918 Granville St (btwn Nelson & Smithe), Vancouver, BC
Performing Arts Venue · Downtown Vancouver · 20 tips and reviews

Robert S.Robert Sutherland: Great live music venue downtown but the shows always start early...

Gregory K.Gregory Keith: The best place to watch a concert!

Pascal B.Pascal Birchler: Always some great concerts there!

Cheesecake, Etc. is one of The 15 Best Places with Live Music in Vancouver.

6. Cheesecake, Etc.

2141 Granville St (at W 6th Ave), Vancouver, BC
Dessert Shop · Fairview · 38 tips and reviews

Cameron F.Cameron Fisk: Get the cheesecake with strawberries; a classic and well worth it. Try it with a cup of tea and enjoy the live tunes.

Steven H.Steven Hsu: Should come here after 9pm next time for live music.

Alice X.Alice Xiao: get the strawberry cheesecake and they have live music after 9pm

Fairmont Pacific Rim is one of The 15 Best Places with Live Music in Vancouver.

7. Fairmont Pacific Rim

1038 Canada Pl. (btwn Burrard & Thurlow), Vancouver, BC
Hotel · Coal Harbour · 69 tips and reviews

ILYA S.ILYA SPEKHOV: Chocolate fountain + strawberries. Live music + Christmas.

Rob S.Rob Samus: Easily Vancouver's top hotel and the lobby is the place to be any night. Live music nightly, and big names too.

NancyNancy: Live music most evenings in the lobby lounge.

Biltmore Cabaret is one of The 15 Best Places with Live Music in Vancouver.

8. Biltmore Cabaret

2755 Prince Edward St (at E 12th Ave), Vancouver, BC
Music Venue · Mt. Pleasant · 31 tips and reviews

Devin O.Devin OBrien: Best live music venue in the city.

Luis S.Luis Shimabukuro: Ótima casa de show, boa infra e um puta som!!! Um dos melhores picos que já conheci pra shows!!! Aqui vi o Ballantynes e o Slackers - 2 shows muito bons!!!

KačKač: My favourite place for concerts. Friendly staff and great sound.

The Blarney Stone is one of The 15 Best Places with Live Music in Vancouver.

9. The Blarney Stone

216 Carrall St. (btw Water, Powell & Alexander St), Vancouver, BC
Pub · Gastown · 33 tips and reviews

Greg S.Greg Schechter: Nice casual Irish pub. Live music without cover on Thursday. Good whisky selection

Jeferson S.Jeferson Silva: My favorite pub. Nice atmosphere, good food (ask for fries with Parmesan, burgers or Poutine). On Friday nights there's an awesome live music band. They play Mumford and Sons, The Lumineers etc.

Ben E.Ben Engen: The Irish Pub I've been missing in Denver. Decent food and drink, run down enough to feel authentic and featuring live music. This is where you can find me.

East is East is one of The 15 Best Places with Live Music in Vancouver.

10. East is East

4433 Main St (btwn 28th & 29th Ave), Vancouver, BC
Middle Eastern Restaurant · Riley Park · 32 tips and reviews

Clay T.Clay Tang: Live music (though sometimes too loud) does add to the ambience. Cool spot, cozy design. Tried 3 different dishes and a dessert, all tasty! Service slow, maybe understaffed but I'd go back :)

Mathias D.Mathias De Ridder: Very friendly staff & great live music. The roti rolls are amazing! Spicy food & tea but order the IPA beer or another refreshing beverage and you're all set for a delicious meal and a great evening!

Ben D.Ben Duenas: They let you sample some food while you wait for your table. I recommend going the tapas route and try everything you can. Great experience.

The Revel Room is one of The 15 Best Places with Live Music in Vancouver.

11. The Revel Room

238 Abbott St (btwn Water & Cordova), Vancouver, BC
Lounge · Gastown · 32 tips and reviews

Betsy C.Betsy Cooper: Live music Tuesdsays, Thursdays and all day Sundays!

Sophie B.Sophie Bakalar: Live music and great cocktails (the Bloody Mary lookalike is the best).

Arash N.Arash Narchi: Great live music -- makes me feel like I'm in Nashville

BC Place is one of The 15 Best Places with Live Music in Vancouver.

12. BC Place

777 Pacific Blvd. (at Expo Blvd.), Vancouver, BC
Stadium · Downtown Vancouver · 102 tips and reviews Home to the BC Lions, this stadium at False Creek is the world's largest air-supported stadium. Catch games, concerts, and other shows here, and don't miss their more than 40 concessions.

Michelin Travel & LifestyleMichelin Travel & Lifestyle: The site of the 2010 Winter Olympics opening and closing ceremonies, now hosts the BC Lions, concerts, and shows. - Green Guide Editor

Walter S.Walter Siu: If you haven't been here for a Vancouver Whitecaps game yet, do it. Nice and cheap, and an atmosphere you'll never forget.

The Rio Theatre is one of The 15 Best Places with Live Music in Vancouver.

13. The Rio Theatre

1660 East Broadway (Commercial Drive), Vancouver, BC
Music Venue · Grandview-Woodland · 22 tips and reviews

Jesiah H.Jesiah Heiberg: Really good sound for concerts!

Isabel F.Isabel Ferreras: My fav movie theatre in Vancouver! Get the big kid pack - Beer, small portion of popcorn, and candy. Best thing ever!

CorbetCorbet: Night movies are licensed (!!!), they serve grilled cheese and play cult movies on Friday's, the theatre has a balcony and the staff are cool. Best theatre in Van!

LanaLou’s is one of The 15 Best Places with Live Music in Vancouver.

14. LanaLou’s

362 Powell St (btwn Gore & Dunlevy), Vancouver, BC
Diner · Downtown Eastside · 6 tips and reviews

Kayden K.Kayden Kay: Such a good place for live music. Lou rocks!

Marnie M.Marnie Mains: Great music venue and event space. Amazing brunch menu! Frittata, bennies, waffles oh my! This menu caters to all kinds of dietary needs, organic & delicious! Just wait until you taste their desserts!

Grace C.Grace Carter: Quinoa bowl is healthy and yummy.