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Commodore Ballroom

Commodore Ballroom

Concert Hall, Nightclub, and Music Venue
Financial District, Vancouver
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  • Rock 101
    "Best live music venue in Vancouver Period."(2 Tips)
    Anthony M.
    "wooden dance floor"(3 Tips)
    Robert S.
    "If upstairs open, skip the wait & go to the washroom upstairs."(2 Tips)
    Kate C.
    "PS there's another ladies bathroom upstairs - never has a line."(2 Tips)
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  • Mat C.
    Mat CollisApril 26
    Cool place with lots of history. Load in is a massive pain if you are carrying lots of production though
  • Alyssa K.
    Alyssa KNovember 21, 2014
    My favourite place in Vancouver to see a show as I'm convinced there isn't a single bad location in the room to see or hear the band. Cheers to the acoustic engineer who helped design this venue.
  • Stretch 1.
    Stretch 1neNovember 3, 2014
    I've see Tech N9ne, Chance tha Rapper & now Robert Delong! GOOD shizzzzzzzzzxzzzzzzzznet
  • Trevor L.
    Trevor LAugust 29, 2014
    Best venue in the city. If you like a band and they are playing here, don't miss it!
  • Be L.
    Be LeeNovember 18, 2013
    The sound here is terrible for electronic shows.
  • Harold S.
    Harold SawatzkyJuly 31, 2013
    Some of the nicest people work here!
  • Anthony M.
    Anthony MawJune 8, 2013
    A great historic venue with classy decor, ambiance, acoustics and a wooden dance floor that feels like its gonna cave in underneath you when everybody's hopping!
  • Katrina G.
    Katrina GuthrieNovember 4, 2012
    Don't order the the "fritters" 9 bucks for 5 tiny potatoes! Sesriously??? What a rip off!
  • Semperviva Yoga
    Semperviva YogaJuly 12, 2012
    Been here to more concerts than any other venue!
  • Vanessa T.
    Vanessa TamMay 16, 2012
    One of my favourite venues for concerts! Well... besides Fortune of course ;)
  • Mindi P.
    Mindi PFebruary 5, 2012
    I had no idea they had food here and its fantastic!
  • Rock 101
    Rock 101November 4, 2011
    Best live music venue in Vancouver Period. Smokers: There are no in and out privileges. Also if the back (main) bar is busy, you’d be surprised how fast the Granville and Alley side Bars move. Read more
  • Eric M.
    Eric MJuly 30, 2011
    Pure awesomeness...great sound and hot workers.
  • Armita M.
    Armita MardasiJuly 16, 2011
    Ladies bathroom (if you can call it that, cause damn some of you girls are nasty!) smells like something died and had little death babies. Yowza! Breathe through your mouths ladies...
  • Brendan B.
    Brendan BarlowJanuary 20, 2011
    Hands down my favorite venue in Vancouver. Once you've seen Gwar here, you'll understand.
  • Geoff P.
    Geoff PetersJanuary 16, 2011
    Their romaine salad with Caesar dressing tastes fresh!
  • Vancouver Sun
    Vancouver SunJanuary 6, 2011
    Vancouver's Destroyer (a.k.a. New Pornographers' Dan Bejar's other band) plays the Commodore on March 17. He's just released the video for the title track on his new album: http://bit.ly/gglgfT Read more
  • Jairus P.
    Jairus PascoeDecember 31, 2010
    Weird bowling, but still fun :)
  • Decibel Magazine
    Decibel MagazineDecember 13, 2010
    On 02/13/2011 the Decibel Sponsored Creatures from the Black Abyss Tour stops here! Featuring Cradle of Filth, Nachtmystium, Turisas and Daniel Lioneye
  • Robert S.
    Robert SutherlandOctober 1, 2010
    If upstairs open, skip the wait & go to the washroom upstairs. Men & women ;-)
  • The Province
    The ProvinceSeptember 27, 2010
    The spring dance floor is legend. So are some of the performances that took place here. The Clash played their first North American show here in 1979. More at link below. Read more
  • The Province
    The ProvinceSeptember 12, 2010
    Across the city, possibly across the country, maybe throughout the world, was a sigh of contentment when the Commodore Ballroom reopened in the latter part of 1998. Read more
  • VH1
    VH1July 22, 2010
    Need some cash? There is an ATM located near the coatcheck. – Team Live Nation
  • VH1
    VH1July 22, 2010
    Looking to grab some cheap food before a show? Café Crepe is right nextdoor! – Team Live Nation
  • VH1
    VH1July 22, 2010
    Sick of washroom line ups? Did you know that there is a bathroom upstairs in the Commodore? – Team Live Nation
  • Kate C.
    Kate ChambersJune 21, 2010
    Best venue in the city. Doesn't matter what the show, always a win. PS there's another ladies bathroom upstairs - never has a line.
  • Britt R.
    Britt RiddellJune 9, 2010
    Great concerts - great times!
  • Spandy A.
    Spandy AndyJune 2, 2010
    DANCE!!
  • donna m.
    donna m13May 24, 2010
    last 2 times I was there for a show, broken glass all over dance floor (they let bottles on the floor not plastic cups) Drunks (guys) were assaulting women to get 'up front' Security blew it off
  • Rob U.
    Rob UnderdawgFebruary 20, 2010
    Go in here early to your favorite band's concert. Save yourself a spot right in front of the stage. Bring a camera and take lots of pictures!
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