There is no shortage of music in Victoria!


There is a variety of clubs, bars & restaurants in the downtown area that feature live music.  Here is a sampling (but by no means complete!) of music – both live and DJ’s:

Upstairs Cabaret – 15 Bastion Square, Victoria, BC

Capital Ballroom – 858 Yates St., Victoria, BC

Paparazzi Nightclub – 642 Johnson St., Victoria, BC  (LGBT)

Lucky Bar – 517 Yates ST., Victoria, BC

Hermann’s Jazz Club – 753 View St., Victoria, BC

Victoria Folk Music Society – 110 Hillside, Victoria, BC (Sundays 7:30)

The Collective Wine Bar & Kitchen – 230 Cook St., Victoria, BC – (classic swing jazz tunes every Thursday and Friday)

Coffee Houses with live music:

Gorgeous Coffee – 103 – 300 Gorge Rd. W., Victoria, BC *Permanently closed*

The Spiral Cafe – 418 Craigflower Rd., Victoria, BC

James Bay Coffee & Books – 143 Menzies St., Victoria, BC


Victoria has a number of venues that host guest artists.   One website to check is the McPherson & Royal Theatres.  You’ll find a calendar of up-coming events.

There is also an arena in town which hosts larger events & concerts.  Please see the Save On Foods Memorial Centre for up-coming events.



Victoria Symphony Orchestra is an internationally acclaimed orchestra that performs throughout the year.  See their website for up-coming concerts and events.



Pacific Opera Victoria – 925 Balmoral Rd., Victoria, BC (office)

See their website for dates, times and venues.