There is no shortage of music in Victoria!


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

Bard and Banker – 1022 Government St.,

Capital Ballroom – 858 Yates St.

Crooked Goose Smokehouse – 4136 Wilkinson

Darcy’s Pub Downtown – 1127 Wharf St.

Hermann’s Jazz Club – 753 View St.

Heron Rock Bistro – 4 – 435 Simcoe

Irish Times Pub – 1200 Government St.

The Loft Pub – 229 Gorge Rd E.

Lucky Bar – 517 Yates ST.

The Mint – 1414 Douglas St.,

Paparazzi Nightclub – 642 Johnson St.,   (LGBT)

Upstairs Cabaret – 15 Bastion Square, Victoria, BC **Temp. Closed** (2022)

Victoria Folk Music Society – 1110 Hillside

Coffee Houses with live music:

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

The Spiral Cafe – 418 Craigflower Rd.

James Bay Coffee & Books – 143 Menzies St.


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.