There is no shortage of music in Victoria!
CLUBS, BARS & RESTAURANTS
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.