Calgary Live Music Clubs
Calgary's live music clubs feature live acts playing on a regular basis. From jazz to reggae to rock, find the right spot to kick back and relax or to get up and get your groove on. These Calgary live music venues can help narrow down the search with live music club reviews, descriptions, contact information, maps and more.
The Wild Horse Pub is located in the Deerfoot Inn & Casino and features a great selection of finger foods, as well as sumptuous entrees and desserts to satisfy any appetite. Every Monday through Friday the pub hosts a lunch buffet from 11am to 2pm. Food and drink specials are available daily and live entertainment is featured every Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
A hidden gem in the heart of historic Inglewood, Calgary, Alberta. This intimate venue is the perfect setting for performers to connect with their audience. Cozy, stylish, intimate and classic are all words Guests and musicians have used to describe this vintage, 1940s-style venue. With great entertainment, a unique stage and a flavourful, affordable menu, Club Paradiso gives each Guest an overall incredible experience that keeps them coming back again and again.
The Oak Room
Sip a drink in high style in the Oak Room. Located in the Fairmont Palliser, this lounge features masculine leather chairs and a beautiful, high ornate ceiling.
Mikey's Juke Joint & Eatery
Mikey's features some of the best in live blues and Roots music. A Creole style cuisine is served.
Dickens Pub offers a menu filled with delicious pub fare and several nights a week specials are featured, including Wednesday wing night. In addition to great food, the pub also offers VLTs, free wireless Internet access and live entertainment on weekends.
Ironwood Stage & Grill
Casual lunch and dining with great live music. As the premiere original country, roots, blues, americana, pop and folk live music venue in Calgary and Western Canada, the Ironwood Stage & Grill presents over 400 concerts a year, supporting local, national and international touring artists.
Tops Pizza and Steak House
Pizza Lounge and Neighbourhood Bar - since 1970 - daily specials, Live Music. - Southland & Fairmount Dr SE
Sal's On 17th
Sal's On 17th hosts live events and music. They serve a variety of appetizers, sandwiches, wraps, burgers and pizza. Plenty of room for patrons to dance or sit and relax on the couches that look onto 17th Avenue. Patio seating is also available.
HiFi Club Calgary
One of the few nightclubs in Calgary that caters to local hipsters, the HiFi schedule includes Pink Lightning Wednesday with electro, dance and rock, Hai Karate Thursday with breaks, rock, funk and hip hop and Flashlight Fridays with funk, soul, disco and rare grooves. House music fans can check out Sunday Skool and anyone wanting to see live bands should head to the club on Saturday nights. HiFi also hosts CD release parties for local bands and brings in international DJs.
Republik is a nightclub in Calgary known for it's live music shows. Find them conveniently located on 17th Avenue in the southwest.
This live music venue, previously known as The Barfly, hosts local and out-of-town live entertainment each day of the week. Vern's also offers a full menu, pool tables, darts and video games. Music genres include folk/roots, metal, rock, rockabilly, comedy, alt-country, ska and alternative. Happy hour is from 4pm-7pm and hours of operation are 11am-2am. An online schedule of band is updated each week.
UBU Lounge offers lunch, dinner and entertainment. They consider their cuisine to be Asian Avant Garde featuring Japanese flavours and textures with Western influence. They also have live music from premier DJs, as well as professional and amateur musicians playing everything from funk to soul to hip-hop, with jazz, Latin, acoustic and even the occasional dance act performing.
Local 522 is a live music venue and tavern. A great place for enjoying a drink, meal, live music or sporting event.
New Black Centre for Music & Art
Located on 9th Avenue in southeast Calgary, the New Black Centre for Music and Art is a non-profit live music venue. They also offer a recording studio and rehearsal space. This is an ideal venue for music lovers to hear live music and to create music of their own.
Aussie Rules Foodhouse & Bar
Piano bar plays music from all genres, including pop, rock, country and R&B hits. Audience participation is encouraged and makes for a fun night out. Private parties are available, contact club for details.
The Blues Can
The Blues Can is a Live Blues Bar located in historic Inglewood, Calgary. They are easily accessible from both Deerfoot and downtown. Their passion is live music, and their schedule is filled with live performances most days of the week. They have a great lineup of both big name and local performers. The atmosphere is perfect: dark and intimate, with great acoustics and very good line of site to the stage.
Shamrock Hotel Calgary
This place has been around since 1914. Local and international bands usually choose the Shamrock as their venue. The place is terribly conducive to truly rocking out.
The Gateway is the only restaurant and lounge on the SAIT campus. Students and visitors can enjoy a variety of cheap eats and drinks while mingling with friends. The Gateway also acts as a live music venue bringing in some of the biggest names in Canadian music as well as bands from across the globe.
Broken City Calgary
Popular among local hipsters, Broken City is a laidback and fun pub that hosts a range of special music nights as well as local and international DJs and live bands. The bar's rooftop patio is heated and gets packed on warm summer evenings so get there early to avoid the queue. Special nights include Bring Your Own Vinyl Mondays, the Wild Rose Jazz Jam on Saturday afternoons and Rocksteady Saturday nights.
Hexter's Rock'n Roll Blues Lounge
Hexter's Rock'n Roll Blues Lounge is located in the northwest community of Bowness in Calgary, AB. Live music is featured on the weekends and they also have a renovated bar with 15 VLTs, darts, games and more. Food and drink specials are available all throughout the week. The bar can also be rented out for fundraisers or other special events.