For people living in Toronto or visiting the city, more than a few venues are offering live concerts along with great drinks and sometimes meals. Lake Road Restaurant’s team has done the hard work for you and put together a list with the absolute best venues to consider.
The Cameron House
For those of you that love Indie bands and performers, Queen West neighbourhood offers great acts to see. With a no-cover policy, people coming to have a good time at The Cameron House will be able to enjoy performances by artists and bands the likes of Holly Cole, The Barenaked and Blue Rodeo.
A true treat for music lovers in search of indie live concerts.
The Phoenix Concert Theater
If you are looking for a bigger and more mainstream live concert, you should always keep an eye on The Phoenix Concert Theater’s schedule. It is a massive concert club located in Sherbourne Street and has featured bands like Green Day and Dead Cab for Cutie. Additionally, this is the place to be during important festivals like the NXNE.
Salsa lovers all over the city enjoy coming to this venue to enjoy a great live salsa concert. Friday and Saturday nights are filled with the music provided by amazing salsa bands, and a menu that includes many South American and Spanish dishes.
The Reservoir Lounge
Located in 52 Wellington Street East, this venue is perfect for a night out with friends that love jazz, blues, and R&B. With a rustic and cozy lounge-style setup, its brick walls have been home to upcoming artists such as Michael Bublé for showcasing and broadcasting their talents.
The Opera House
For all people into the heaviest of music genres like rock, punk, and metal, 735 Queen Street East is the place to go to. They can find the Opera House there and be welcomed in an establishment with enchanting theatre architecture that dates back to the 1900s.
People going to this venue especially enjoy their wonderful sound and lighting systems.
The Mod Club
Fans of the electronic music subgenres definitely cannot skip a drive to 722 College Street, for it offers unique opportunities to watch international DJs and artists in their tours. Inspired by the 60’s mod subculture, the attendees will enjoy psychedelic light shows on the stage and a vibrant dance floor. No matter what your music taste is, Toronto’s live music scene has something to offer you, from Jazz to Salsa, Rock and electronic music, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.