Sunday, September

15

Old Country Swing

7 - 10:00 pm
238 Abbott Street
Vancouver, BC

604 687 4088

Old Country, Ragtime & Swing with Kelly Haigh & the Do Rites.

Sunday, September

15

Monk’s Music Trio – Live on the 2nd Floor @ Water St. Café

7 - 10:00 pm
300 Water Street
Vancouver, BC

604 689 2832

Trailblazing genius Thelonious Monk forever changed the direction of music with his unorthodox compositions and idiosyncratic piano work. This piano-less, swinging tribute led by artful, dynamic drummer Dan Gaucher (October Trio) features sought-after Vancouver creative jazz musicians David Sikula (guitar) and James Meger (bass).

For each guest that joins us a $5 per set Support Live Music contribution will be collected and given to the artists performing that evening for each set enjoyed by the guest.
Reservations: When making your reservation please let the team know you are joining us for the live Jazz so we can make sure to save you a seat.

Monday, September

16

Ben Lockwood Trio

7 - 10:00 pm
162 Water Street
Vancouver, BC

604 568 7022

The Ben Lockwood trio brings some of Vancouver’s finest jazz musicians together to bring you a night of upbeat, swinging music.

Ben was born in the UK, but now resides in Vancouver, BC. A woodwind multi-instrumentalist (saxophone, flute and clarinet), he has been lucky enough to play all over the world, performing at venues that include: The Barbican, Royal Festival Hall, the Royal Albert Hall in London, the 606 Club (London), O’Doul’s Restaurant and Bar (Vancouver), Cory Weeds’ The Cellar Jazz Club (Vancouver), and Frankies Jazz Club (Vancouver) as well as being featured at the TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival.

Expect a night of fun, swinging standards, light bossanovas, and sultry ballads.

Monday, September

16

Soul Mondays – Live on the 2nd Floor @ Water St. Café

7 - 10:00 pm
300 Water Street
Vancouver, BC

604 689 2832

Join us each and every Monday on The 2nd Floor evening between 7:00 pm and 10:00 pm as we host the best of soul in Vancouver. Local and international artists playing original tracks and covers of your favourite Soul, R&B and Funk.
Up the staircase The 2nd Floor is a separate venue space than the main dining area at the Water St. Cafe. While enjoying the full menu from Chef and owner Alan Tse you can now enjoy the ambience of live music.
For each guest that joins us a $5 per set Support Live Music contribution will be collected and given to the artists performing that evening for each set enjoyed by the guest.
Reservations: When making your reservation please let the team know you are joining us for the live Jazz so we can make sure to save you a seat.

Monday, September

16

KABOOM ATOMIC TRIVIA

8 pm
7 Alexander Street
Vancouver, BC

604 559 6333

Every Monday night test your smarts on The Portside at Kaboom Atomic Trivia!

Tons of great prizes, $10 food menu, crazy good drink specials, and a host that will keep you laughing all night long.

Book a table now by emailing info@theportsidepub.com

Tuesday, September

17

Boogie Piano Happy Hour

4 - 6:00 pm
238 Abbott Street
Vancouver, BC

604 687 4088

Boogie Piano happy hour every Tues-Sat with Mike Van Eyes!

Tuesday, September

17

Two Bit Horse

7 - 10:00 pm
162 Water Street
Vancouver, BC

604 568 7022

Tuesday, September

17

Jazz & Soul

7:30 - 10:30 pm
238 Abbott Street
Vancouver, BC

604 687 4088

Sweet jazz & Soul at the Revel Room with rotating acts.

Tuesday, September

17

The Lost Souls of Gastown Tour

8 - 9:30 pm

A Gothic Adventure

Venture into Vancouver’s earliest and most gruesome history on the Lost Souls of Gastown Tour. You’ll discover a time when Vancouver was the Granville Townsite – the wild frontier town that suffered a devastating fire, smallpox outbreaks, and unsolved murders.

Designed for adult audiences, the Lost Souls of Gastown Tour is both a walking tour and a theatre piece. Created by Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tour’s Chief Storyteller Will Woods – and based on documented Vancouver history – the plot weaves through back streets and alleyways to a dramatic finale in the heart of Gastown’s Maple Tree Square.

Highlights

  • Led by a professional actor.
  • Designed for adult audiences.
  • Gothic stories of the city’s dark early history.
  • Meet at Cathedral Square beneath the bells of the Holy Rosary Cathedral.
  • Finishes in Maple Tree Square, surrounded by the city’s best bars and restaurants.
Quick Facts

Tuesday, September

17

Music Bingo

8 - 10:00 pm
216 Carrall Street
Vancouver, BC

604 687 4322

NEW MUSIC BINGO every Tuesday at The Blarney Stone 

Its regular bingo but with MUSIC! So fun, you gotta come! We’re giving away a Herschel bag EVERY NIGHT! Plus amazing food & drink specials.

Book a table now to reserve your spot

Tuesday, September

17

Student Night at The Cambie

10 pm
300 Cambie Street
Vancouver, BC

604 688 9158

DJ Wellz is spinning all the best international tunes from 10pm.

Wednesday, September

18

REPLAY PINBALL

7 pm
92 Water Street
Vancouver, BC

604 687 4424

Canada’s largest free weekly pinball tournament

Every Wednesday at 7pm
Hosted and DJ’d by Mary Mac

Whether you’re an avid player or not, #FreePlay is for everyone
$5 Parallel 49 craft lager | 1/2 price Wings

Wednesday, September

18

Skillet Lickers

7 - 10:00 pm
162 Water Street
Vancouver, BC

604 568 7022

In 2007, Dave co-founded the popular Vancouver roots act, The Skillet Lickers. Playing everything from country blues to western swing, this versatile duo includes Dave Paterson on guitar, harmonica & vocals, multi-instrumentalist Stacey Zabolotney on guitars, banjo, mandolin and harmony vocals

 

Wednesday, September

18

BOURBON & BINGO WEDNESDAYS

8 pm
92 Water Street
Vancouver, BC

604 687 4424

Hosted by Danny Mac.

$5 Parallel 49 Craft Lager + $5 Jim Beam.

Every Wednesday at 8PM.

RESERVE YOUR SPOT

Wednesday, September

18

Bomber Trivia

8 - 10:00 pm
216 Carrall Street
Vancouver, BC

604 687 4322

Sick of telling your friends that you’re the smartest one in the group while they shake their heads in disbelief? Now it’s time to prove those suckers wrong!

Every Wednesday night at The Blarney Stone catch one the best trivia nights Vancouver has to offer! Each week the winner not only takes home a prize on the spot but wins bragging rights for years to come. FREE to play

Bomber Beer + Wings for $12.25

Book your trivia party today!

Wednesday, September

18

Cambie Pong

8 pm
300 Cambie Street
Vancouver, BC

604 688 9158

DJ Byron playing from 8pm

Cambie Pong from 9pm

Wednesday, September

18

KARAOKE WEDNESDAYS WITH EUPHONIC ENTERTAINMENT

10 pm
7 Alexander Street
Vancouver, BC

604 559 6333

Tired of you being the only person who gets to hear your sweet vocals stylings? Have no fear, The Portside is bringing Euphonic Entertainment in to host Karaoke Wednesdays weekly! Check out their Songbooks online at www.euphonicentertainment.com

Drink specials from 10pm-close on Liquid Courage
Keith’s Beer + Fireball $10

10pm-2am
No Cover

Thursday, September

19

Lemongrass House Christmas in September

1 - 8:00 pm
209 Abbott St
Vancouver, BC V6B 2K8

It’s the most wonderful time of the year at Lemongrass House, but we’re hoping for sunshine – not snow! We would like to invite you to our Christmas in September event. On September 19 from 1 – 8 p.m., our store will be all decked out for Xmas. There will be 20% discounts on all items purchased. We will have draws for cool prizes and there will be refreshments and lots of holiday spirit!

Event link

Thursday, September

19

Lecture with Mia Lehrer

5 - 7:00 pm
50 Water Street
Vancouver, BC

604 682 3868

Join us as we welcome Architect Mia Lehrer as a part of the UBC School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture lecture series.

Mia Lehrer, FASLA, founded Studio-MLA with a vision to improve quality of life through landscape. She is internationally recognized for progressive landscape design, advocacy for sustainable and people-friendly public places, and catalyzing work for a climate-appropriate future. Mia has led the design and implementation of ambitious public and private projects, including the Hollywood Park Racetrack redevelopment and its new LA NFL Stadium, the LA County Natural History Museum Gardens, Vista Hermosa Natural Park, and many Los Angeles River-related projects. She earned her Master of Landscape Architecture degree from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design, and lectures and teaches around the world. In 2017 she received the ASLA’s LaGasse Medal.

 

Thursday, September

19

Gastown Shuffle 8

5:30 - 2:00 am
92 Water Street
Vancouver, BC

604 687 4424

Seven venues. Seven drinks. One party.

Starts 5:00PM // Show: 9:30PM // 19+ September 19th.
Ask your server or bartender at any participating venue for a Gastown Shuffle lanyard, then shuffle your way through all six bars for a complimentary beverage and a stamp on your lanyard.

Bring your completed lanyard back to The Lamplighter Public House for free entry to the afterparty featuring a live performance at 9:30pm.

Grab your free lanyard at Lamplighter or at any participating venues:
Blarney Stone/The Charles Bar/Revel Room /The Greek /The Portside /Clough Club
Live Performance: Vanrays

Event Link

Thursday, September

19

CHEF’S CATCH DINNER

6:30 - 8:30 pm
181 Carrall Street
Vancouver, BC

(604) 559-6009

Join us on Thursday September 19th at 6:30pm for the first in a series of monthly Chef’s Catch Dinners with each menu focusing on a different Ocean Wise and seasonal seafood or shellfish.

This month, Chef Lee Cooper and Wine Director, Samantha Ross have planned a four course, beverage-paired dinner around Pacific Northwest halibut, which is in season from early spring until late fall.

Guests will be treated to dinner at an intimate 18-seat communal table that faces the kitchen and raw bar, where they will watch Chef Cooper and his culinary team create each dish with thoughtful wine pairings with each course included in the ticket price.

Link to event

Thursday, September

19

Chef’s Catch Dinner at Coquille

6:30 - 8:30 pm
181 Carrall Street
Vancouver, BC

(604) 559-6009

Join us on Thursday September 19th at 6:30pm for our monthly Chef’s Catch Dinner with each menu focusing on a different Ocean Wise and seasonal seafood or shellfish.

Guests will be treated to dinner at an intimate communal table that faces the kitchen and raw bar, where they will watch Chef Cooper and his culinary team create each dish with thoughtful wine pairings with each course included in the ticket price.

Tickets are $85 + taxes and gratuity

*Due to the nature of the dinner, we are unable to accommodate for dietary restrictions

Thursday, September

19

The Poor Boy Trio

7 - 10:00 pm
162 Water Street
Vancouver, BC

604 568 7022

The Poorboy Trio’ is a swing blues group led by Huggybear Leonard &  Dave ‘Double D’ Dykhuizen. In addition, there’s a very steady rhythm section consisting of the talented  Pat Darcus on double bass or the dynamic Martin Eade on drums! Performing blues, soul, Canadiana, and jazz with traditional blues harmonica by Leonard and the multi-faceted sizzling guitarist -Double D. The trio trips through a variety of wires born in the cusp of the rock era influenced by rhythm and blues . They are a weekly feature and favourite at Pourhouse Vancouver in Gastown for 8 years running and the band is featured weekly/monthly at other venues as well in the Lower Mainland. They are also sometimes known as Leonard and the Lab Rats – the sister band of the Poorboy Trio.

Thursday, September

19

Poor Boy Trio

7 - 10:00 pm
162 Water Street
Vancouver, BC

604 568 7022

In addition, there’s a very steady rhythm section consisting of the talented  Pat Darcus on double bass or the dynamic Martin Eade on drums! Performing blues, soul, Canadiana, and jazz with traditional blues harmonica by Leonard and the multi-faceted sizzling guitarist -Double D. The trio trips through a variety of wires born in the cusp of the rock era influenced by rhythm and blues .

They are a weekly feature and favourite at Pourhouse Vancouver in Gastown for 8 years running and the band is featured weekly/monthly at other venues as well in the Lower Mainland.

 

 

Thursday, September

19

Dueling Pianos

8 - 11:59 pm
238 Abbott Street
Vancouver, BC

604 687 4088

Let the battle begin! Enjoy Dueling Pianos at the Revel Room with Mike Van Eyes and Coris Aeven.

Thursday, September

19

The Cambie Jam

8 pm
300 Cambie Street
Vancouver, BC

604 688 9158

Live music every Thursday from 8pm.

Thursday, September

19

WAY HOME

10 - 2:00 am
350 Water St
Vancouver, BC V6B 1B6

604 408 4321

Once upon a time at a Bass show far, far away M.I.A & Way Home vowed to be homies, forever. At least every Thursday at Vancouver’s leading platform for local & international Bass. Join your Way Homiez for all things Bass & $3 keg beers in one of North America’s most intimate rooms featuring the industry leading Funktion One sound system.

Thursday, September

19

DJ ZEUS – EVERY THURSDAY NIGHT

10 pm
7 Alexander Street
Vancouver, BC

604 559 6333

Every Thursday night DJ Zeus plays all of your fave hits from the 80s, 90s, 2000s, and NOW! No cover and drink specials.

Thursday, September

19

GASTOWN CRAFT – EVERY THURSDAY NIGHT – LIVE MUSIC

11 - 2:00 pm
7 Alexander Street
Vancouver, BC

604 559 6333

Join us on The Portside every Thursday for Gastown Craft!

Live Music by the rad Vancouver band Wyper & Parker. Danceable, wailing bluesy guitars, and a singer who sounds like Rod Stewart and Joe Cocker’s secret lovechild.

ALL local craft beer taps only $5

 

Friday, September

20

Jen Hodge Trio – Live on the 2nd Floor @ Water St. Café

7 - 10:00 pm
300 Water Street
Vancouver, BC

604 689 2832

Versatile bassist, vocalist, and bandleader Jen Hodge captures both ears and hearts with her hard swinging grooves, an expressive and energetic playing style, and an evident, infectious love for making music. With Chris Davis (trumpet) and Jack Ray (guitar).

For each guest that joins us a $5 per set Support Live Music contribution will be collected and given to the artists performing that evening for each set enjoyed by the guest.
Reservations: When making your reservation please let the team know you are joining us for the live Jazz so we can make sure to save you a seat.

Friday, September

20

Jazz, Blues & Soul

7:30 pm
238 Abbott Street
Vancouver, BC

604 687 4088

Mellow out with Jazz Blues & Soul at the Revel Room featuring rotating acts.

Friday, September

20

The Sheets

10 pm
216 Carrall Street
Vancouver, BC

604 687 4322

Every Friday catch The Sheets rockin’ out on our stage!

The Sheets are a young, energetic five-piece cover band, who have called the Blarney Stone stage their home for the past four years. Coming from different parts of the globe and from a variety of musical backgrounds, each member brings something different to the table. The end result is a unique sound and a fresh spin on an impressive repertoire of crowd favourites. From Celtic to pop, reggae to rock, and everything in between, The Sheets have something for everybody.

Friday, September

20

Guest DJ at The Cambie

10 pm
300 Cambie Street
Vancouver, BC

604 688 9158

Guest DJ playing party tunes from 10pm until late.

Friday, September

20

GOOD MUSIC WEEKENDS

10 - 3:00 am
7 Alexander Street
Vancouver, BC

604 559 6333

Every Friday catch GOOD MUSIC DJs on The Portside.

Our DJ’s play a blend of 80’s, 90’s and 2000’s classic hip-hop and R&B along side current #1 hits and party anthems. The energy is always high and the dance floor is always full.

Sign up for guestlist here

Friday, September

20

COMMON GROUND

10 - 3:00 am
350 Water St
Vancouver, BC V6B 1B6

604 408 4321

Since our official launch in 2014, our house has grown into a stomping grounds for Vancouver’s leading local DJs in house+techno. With the help of a team we are lucky to call friends, we are happy to announce the beginning of an era that truly feels like home…

COMMON GROUND
house/techno+friends
Friday’s at Are you MIA

Friday, September

20

Friday’s sound like 00’s

10 - 3:00 am
92 Water Street
Vancouver, BC

604 687 4424

2000’s throwback Fridays with Coleman & Friends.

GET ON THE LIST

Friday, September

20

Friday Night Jam at TCB

11 - 3:00 am
136 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC V6B 5A7

604 568 8040

Playing the best throwback RnB HipHop & Pop with a touch of future classics!
DJs 23, Maiyah, iFun, Relik & guests on rotation.
Hosted by Angelo & Ramir!
Email 90percent90s@gmail.com for list or to reserve space for your party!

Saturday, September

21

Brunch: Platinum Elements

12 - 2:00 pm
162 Water Street
Vancouver, BC

604 568 7022

Platinum Elements is a jazz duo based in Vancouver, BC. The pair consists of Casey on vocals and trombone, and Ashley on guitar. Both of these ladies are educated through the Capilano University Jazz Studies program and have each performed at numerous venues in and around Vancouver. These dynamic musicians have teamed up to bring their own version of jazz standards and modern classics to the local music scene. Their repertoire consists of everything from Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra to Bria Skonberg and Amy Winehouse.

Saturday, September

21

EAST COAST KITCHEN PARTY – EVERY SATURDAY

5:45 - 3:00 am
7 Alexander Street
Vancouver, BC

604 559 6333

Every Saturday we’re steerin’ this ship East to give you the closest experience you can have to being on the East Coast without boarding a plane

Featuring:
Live Music by The Mike Cody Band 5.45pm-8.45pm
FREE lobster with EVERY food purchase
$5 Keith’s Beer $5 Screech Newfoundland Rum
Buck-A-Shuck on West Coast oysters or $2 East Coast oysters
and of course that East Coast hospitality

Followed by GOOD MUSIC DJs 10pm-3am

Book a table today by emailing sarah@theportsidepub.com

Saturday, September

21

Dylan Cramer – Live on the 2nd Floor @ Water St. Café

7 - 10:00 pm
1 Alexander St
Vancouver, BC

604 288 1704

Alto saxophonist Dylan Cramer brings his cool, sophisticated trio to The Water Street Cafe. Cramer, a student of jazz great Sonny Criss, has been compared to Paul Desmond and Stan Getz. The trio plays songs from Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Sonny Criss, Grover Washington Jr., and a host of others. If you like melodic playing, this trio is for you. With Michael Creber on piano and Steve Holy on bass.

For each guest that joins us a $5 per set Support Live Music contribution will be collected and given to the artists performing that evening for each set enjoyed by the guest.
Reservations: When making your reservation please let the team know you are joining us for the live Jazz so we can make sure to save you a seat.

Saturday, September

21

Jazz, Blues & Soul

7:30 pm
238 Abbott Street
Vancouver, BC

604 687 4088

Mellow out with Jazz Blues & Soul featuring rotating acts.

Saturday, September

21

BACK AND FORTH SATURDAYS

9 - 3:00 am
136 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC V6B 5A7

604 568 8040

Featuring: DJ EL NINO

OLD + NEW SCHOOL RAP/RNB/HIPHOP ALL NIGHT

$8.00 DOUBLE HIGHBALLS/$5.50 SOL/$3.00 Monster Energy.

GET ON THE LIST HERE.

PS…Book your stagette or birthday party and groups of 10+ more will receive a complimentary bottle of bubbles to pop.

Saturday, September

21

DEEP DOWN INSIDE

10 - 3:00 am
350 Water St
Vancouver, BC V6B 1B6

604 408 4321

Vancouver’s leading weekly for underground house goes #DeepDownInside every Saturday at M.I.A with world renown deejay & producer talent supported by a rotating roster of Vancouver’s leading locals in House. Join Sivz, Sara Sukkha, Project Mavara, Tronn, KeepSix, Henry C, Aly Abji & more in one of North America’s most intimate rooms featuring the industry leading Funktion One sound system & the finest future & classic deep house cuts until 3am.

Saturday, September

21

Hip Hop & Rap Saturdays

10 - 3:00 am
92 Water Street
Vancouver, BC

604 687 4424

Hip hop + rap every Saturday.

10PM til 3AM.

GET ON THE LIST

Saturday, September

21

GOOD MUSIC WEEKENDS

10 pm
7 Alexander Street
Vancouver, BC

604 559 6333

Every Saturday catch GOOD MUSIC DJs on The Portside 10pm-3am

Our DJ’s play a blend of 80’s, 90’s and 2000’s classic hip-hop and R&B along side current #1 hits and party anthems. The energy is always high and the dance floor is always full.

Sign up for guestlist under the bookings tab here.

Saturday, September

21

SATURDAYS at The Lamplighter

10 - 3:00 am
92 Water Street
Vancouver, BC

604 687 4424

Hip Hop & Top 40 every Saturday

DJs Crackerhands and K-OG

Get on the list.

Saturday, September

21

Shenanigans Saturdays

10 pm
216 Carrall Street
Vancouver, BC

604 687 4322

Every Saturday night The Shenanigans hit our stage covering everything from Celtic, Dance, Pop, Rock, plus much more. These illustrious five consistently get the dance floor moving with their electrifying personalities, incredible musicianship and non-stop ability to entertain. The Shenanigans members include Meghan (fiddle / vocals), Aaron (guitar / vocals), Lee (bass / vocals), Brendan (drums) and Troy (keyboards / guitar / vocals).

Sunday, September

22

Brunch: Jess Vaira

12 - 2:00 pm
162 Water Street
Vancouver, BC

604 568 7022

Sunday, September

22

Jesse Waldman

6:30 - 7:30 pm
162 Water Street
Vancouver, BC

604 568 7022

Sunday, September

22

David Blake Trio – Live on the 2nd Floor @ Water St. Café

7 - 10:00 pm
300 Water Street
Vancouver, BC

604 689 2832

The Montreal Jazz Festival describes guitarist David Blake as a “genuine feast for the soul.” His dynamic trio weaves together original tunes, reimagined jazz standards and free improvisation.

With Jodi Proznick (bass) and Jesse Cahill (drums).

For each guest that joins us a $5 per set Support Live Music contribution will be collected and given to the artists performing that evening for each set enjoyed by the guest.
Reservations: When making your reservation please let the team know you are joining us for the live Jazz so we can make sure to save you a seat.

Sunday, September

22

Poor Boy Trio

7 - 10:00 pm
162 Water Street
Vancouver, BC

604 568 7022

The Poorboy Trio’ is a swing blues group led by Huggybear Leonard &  Dave ‘Double D’ Dykhuizen.

In addition, there’s a very steady rhythm section consisting of the talented  Pat Darcus on double bass or the dynamic Martin Eade on drums! Performing blues, soul, Canadiana, and jazz with traditional blues harmonica by Leonard and the multi-faceted sizzling guitarist -Double D. The trio trips through a variety of wires born in the cusp of the rock era influenced by rhythm and blues.

 

Sunday, September

22

Old Country Swing

7 - 10:00 pm
238 Abbott Street
Vancouver, BC

604 687 4088

Old Country, Ragtime & Swing with Kelly Haigh & the Do Rites.

Monday, September

23

Soul Mondays – Live on the 2nd Floor @ Water St. Café

7 - 10:00 pm
300 Water Street
Vancouver, BC

604 689 2832

Join us each and every Monday on The 2nd Floor evening between 7:00 pm and 10:00 pm as we host the best of soul in Vancouver. Local and international artists playing original tracks and covers of your favourite Soul, R&B and Funk.
Up the staircase The 2nd Floor is a separate venue space than the main dining area at the Water St. Cafe. While enjoying the full menu from Chef and owner Alan Tse you can now enjoy the ambience of live music.
For each guest that joins us a $5 per set Support Live Music contribution will be collected and given to the artists performing that evening for each set enjoyed by the guest.
Reservations: When making your reservation please let the team know you are joining us for the live Jazz so we can make sure to save you a seat.

Monday, September

23

David Sikula

7 - 10:00 pm
162 Water Street
Vancouver, BC

604 568 7022

Monday, September

23

KABOOM ATOMIC TRIVIA

8 pm
7 Alexander Street
Vancouver, BC

604 559 6333

Every Monday night test your smarts on The Portside at Kaboom Atomic Trivia!

Tons of great prizes, $10 food menu, crazy good drink specials, and a host that will keep you laughing all night long.

Book a table now by emailing info@theportsidepub.com

Tuesday, September

24

Boogie Piano Happy Hour

4 - 6:00 pm
238 Abbott Street
Vancouver, BC

604 687 4088

Boogie Piano happy hour every Tues-Sat with Mike Van Eyes!

Tuesday, September

24

The Pumps

7 - 10:00 pm
162 Water Street
Vancouver, BC

604 568 7022

Gypsy jazz, pioneered by artists like Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grapelli in the 1930’s, comprises of a mixture of gypsy music and jazz, as the name implies. The Pumps take this sound as a basis for their groove and mix in influences from Nat King Cole to Ween. The string quartet are breaking ground in restaurants, cafes and bars around Vancouver with their original songs and sounds. Find their next show on their website or facebook page; come and check them out!

Tuesday, September

24

Jazz & Soul

7:30 - 10:30 pm
238 Abbott Street
Vancouver, BC

604 687 4088

Sweet jazz & Soul at the Revel Room with rotating acts.

Tuesday, September

24

Music Bingo

8 - 10:00 pm
216 Carrall Street
Vancouver, BC

604 687 4322

NEW MUSIC BINGO every Tuesday at The Blarney Stone 

Its regular bingo but with MUSIC! So fun, you gotta come! We’re giving away a Herschel bag EVERY NIGHT! Plus amazing food & drink specials.

Book a table now to reserve your spot

Tuesday, September

24

The Lost Souls of Gastown Tour

8 - 9:30 pm

A Gothic Adventure

Venture into Vancouver’s earliest and most gruesome history on the Lost Souls of Gastown Tour. You’ll discover a time when Vancouver was the Granville Townsite – the wild frontier town that suffered a devastating fire, smallpox outbreaks, and unsolved murders.

Designed for adult audiences, the Lost Souls of Gastown Tour is both a walking tour and a theatre piece. Created by Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tour’s Chief Storyteller Will Woods – and based on documented Vancouver history – the plot weaves through back streets and alleyways to a dramatic finale in the heart of Gastown’s Maple Tree Square.

Highlights

  • Led by a professional actor.
  • Designed for adult audiences.
  • Gothic stories of the city’s dark early history.
  • Meet at Cathedral Square beneath the bells of the Holy Rosary Cathedral.
  • Finishes in Maple Tree Square, surrounded by the city’s best bars and restaurants.
Quick Facts

Tuesday, September

24

Student Night at The Cambie

10 pm
300 Cambie Street
Vancouver, BC

604 688 9158

DJ Wellz is spinning all the best international tunes from 10pm.

Wednesday, September

25

REPLAY PINBALL

7 pm
92 Water Street
Vancouver, BC

604 687 4424

Canada’s largest free weekly pinball tournament

Every Wednesday at 7pm
Hosted and DJ’d by Mary Mac

Whether you’re an avid player or not, #FreePlay is for everyone
$5 Parallel 49 craft lager | 1/2 price Wings

Wednesday, September

25

Jesse Waldman

7 - 10:00 pm
162 Water Street
Vancouver, BC

604 568 7022

Wednesday, September

25

Bomber Trivia

8 - 10:00 pm
216 Carrall Street
Vancouver, BC

604 687 4322

Sick of telling your friends that you’re the smartest one in the group while they shake their heads in disbelief? Now it’s time to prove those suckers wrong!

Every Wednesday night at The Blarney Stone catch one the best trivia nights Vancouver has to offer! Each week the winner not only takes home a prize on the spot but wins bragging rights for years to come. FREE to play

Bomber Beer + Wings for $12.25

Book your trivia party today!

Wednesday, September

25

BOURBON & BINGO WEDNESDAYS

8 pm
92 Water Street
Vancouver, BC

604 687 4424

Hosted by Danny Mac.

$5 Parallel 49 Craft Lager + $5 Jim Beam.

Every Wednesday at 8PM.

RESERVE YOUR SPOT

Wednesday, September

25

Cambie Pong

8 pm
300 Cambie Street
Vancouver, BC

604 688 9158

DJ Byron playing from 8pm

Cambie Pong from 9pm

Wednesday, September

25

KARAOKE WEDNESDAYS WITH EUPHONIC ENTERTAINMENT

10 pm
7 Alexander Street
Vancouver, BC

604 559 6333

Tired of you being the only person who gets to hear your sweet vocals stylings? Have no fear, The Portside is bringing Euphonic Entertainment in to host Karaoke Wednesdays weekly! Check out their Songbooks online at www.euphonicentertainment.com

Drink specials from 10pm-close on Liquid Courage
Keith’s Beer + Fireball $10

10pm-2am
No Cover

Thursday, September

26

Poor Boy Trio

7 - 10:00 pm
162 Water Street
Vancouver, BC

604 568 7022

The Poorboy Trio’ is a swing blues group led by Huggybear Leonard &  Dave ‘Double D’Dykhuizen.

In addition, there’s a very steady rhythm section consisting of the talented  Pat Darcus on double bass or the dynamic Martin Eade on drums! Performing blues, soul, Canadiana, and jazz with traditional blues harmonica by Leonard and the multi-faceted sizzling guitarist -Double D. The trio trips through a variety of wires born in the cusp of the rock era influenced by rhythm and blues .

Thursday, September

26

The Poor Boy Trio

7 - 10:00 pm
162 Water Street
Vancouver, BC

604 568 7022

The Poorboy Trio’ is a swing blues group led by Huggybear Leonard &  Dave ‘Double D’ Dykhuizen. In addition, there’s a very steady rhythm section consisting of the talented  Pat Darcus on double bass or the dynamic Martin Eade on drums! Performing blues, soul, Canadiana, and jazz with traditional blues harmonica by Leonard and the multi-faceted sizzling guitarist -Double D. The trio trips through a variety of wires born in the cusp of the rock era influenced by rhythm and blues . They are a weekly feature and favourite at Pourhouse Vancouver in Gastown for 8 years running and the band is featured weekly/monthly at other venues as well in the Lower Mainland. They are also sometimes known as Leonard and the Lab Rats – the sister band of the Poorboy Trio.

Thursday, September

26

The Cambie Jam

8 pm
300 Cambie Street
Vancouver, BC

604 688 9158

Live music every Thursday from 8pm.

Thursday, September

26

Dueling Pianos

8 - 11:59 pm
238 Abbott Street
Vancouver, BC

604 687 4088

Let the battle begin! Enjoy Dueling Pianos at the Revel Room with Mike Van Eyes and Coris Aeven.

Thursday, September

26

DJ ZEUS – EVERY THURSDAY NIGHT

10 pm
7 Alexander Street
Vancouver, BC

604 559 6333

Every Thursday night DJ Zeus plays all of your fave hits from the 80s, 90s, 2000s, and NOW! No cover and drink specials.

Thursday, September

26

WAY HOME

10 - 2:00 am
350 Water St
Vancouver, BC V6B 1B6

604 408 4321

Once upon a time at a Bass show far, far away M.I.A & Way Home vowed to be homies, forever. At least every Thursday at Vancouver’s leading platform for local & international Bass. Join your Way Homiez for all things Bass & $3 keg beers in one of North America’s most intimate rooms featuring the industry leading Funktion One sound system.

Thursday, September

26

GASTOWN CRAFT – EVERY THURSDAY NIGHT – LIVE MUSIC

11 - 2:00 pm
7 Alexander Street
Vancouver, BC

604 559 6333

Join us on The Portside every Thursday for Gastown Craft!

Live Music by the rad Vancouver band Wyper & Parker. Danceable, wailing bluesy guitars, and a singer who sounds like Rod Stewart and Joe Cocker’s secret lovechild.

ALL local craft beer taps only $5

 

Friday, September

27

ART Guitars Duo – Live on the 2nd Floor @ Water St. Café

7 - 10:00 pm
300 Water Street
Vancouver, BC

604 689 2832

Adam is a JUNO Nominated performer and producer from Vancouver, BC. His 2018 self-titled album hit #11 on the US Soul and R&B charts – Roots Music Report. His sound is soulful and funky, with hints of Ray Charles, Al Green and Stevie Wonder. On the 2nd floor of the Water St Café in historic Gastown, is an intimate performance and dinner space ideal for a special evening of entertainment. Adam will be performing two sets of music (7:15pm and 8:45pm) with his guitars duo. $5 cover charge per set per person. Reservations highly recommended as seating is limited. Adam Robert Thomas – vocals, guitar & loops; Tristan Paxton – guitar.
For each guest that joins us a $5 per set Support Live Music contribution will be collected and given to the artists performing that evening for each set enjoyed by the guest.
Reservations: When making your reservation please let the team know you are joining us for the live Jazz so we can make sure to save you a seat.

Friday, September

27

Jazz, Blues & Soul

7:30 pm
238 Abbott Street
Vancouver, BC

604 687 4088

Mellow out with Jazz Blues & Soul at the Revel Room featuring rotating acts.

Friday, September

27

The Sheets

10 pm
216 Carrall Street
Vancouver, BC

604 687 4322

Every Friday catch The Sheets rockin’ out on our stage!

The Sheets are a young, energetic five-piece cover band, who have called the Blarney Stone stage their home for the past four years. Coming from different parts of the globe and from a variety of musical backgrounds, each member brings something different to the table. The end result is a unique sound and a fresh spin on an impressive repertoire of crowd favourites. From Celtic to pop, reggae to rock, and everything in between, The Sheets have something for everybody.

Friday, September

27

GOOD MUSIC WEEKENDS

10 - 3:00 am
7 Alexander Street
Vancouver, BC

604 559 6333

Every Friday catch GOOD MUSIC DJs on The Portside.

Our DJ’s play a blend of 80’s, 90’s and 2000’s classic hip-hop and R&B along side current #1 hits and party anthems. The energy is always high and the dance floor is always full.

Sign up for guestlist here

Friday, September

27

COMMON GROUND

10 - 3:00 am
350 Water St
Vancouver, BC V6B 1B6

604 408 4321

Since our official launch in 2014, our house has grown into a stomping grounds for Vancouver’s leading local DJs in house+techno. With the help of a team we are lucky to call friends, we are happy to announce the beginning of an era that truly feels like home…

COMMON GROUND
house/techno+friends
Friday’s at Are you MIA

Friday, September

27

Friday’s sound like 00’s

10 - 3:00 am
92 Water Street
Vancouver, BC

604 687 4424

2000’s throwback Fridays with Coleman & Friends.

GET ON THE LIST

Friday, September

27

Guest DJ at The Cambie

10 pm
300 Cambie Street
Vancouver, BC

604 688 9158

Guest DJ playing party tunes from 10pm until late.

Friday, September

27

Friday Night Jam at TCB

11 - 3:00 am
136 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC V6B 5A7

604 568 8040

Playing the best throwback RnB HipHop & Pop with a touch of future classics!
DJs 23, Maiyah, iFun, Relik & guests on rotation.
Hosted by Angelo & Ramir!
Email 90percent90s@gmail.com for list or to reserve space for your party!

Saturday, September

28

EAST COAST KITCHEN PARTY – EVERY SATURDAY

5:45 - 3:00 am
7 Alexander Street
Vancouver, BC

604 559 6333

Every Saturday we’re steerin’ this ship East to give you the closest experience you can have to being on the East Coast without boarding a plane

Featuring:
Live Music by The Mike Cody Band 5.45pm-8.45pm
FREE lobster with EVERY food purchase
$5 Keith’s Beer $5 Screech Newfoundland Rum
Buck-A-Shuck on West Coast oysters or $2 East Coast oysters
and of course that East Coast hospitality

Followed by GOOD MUSIC DJs 10pm-3am

Book a table today by emailing sarah@theportsidepub.com

Saturday, September

28

Big Dirty Boots – Live on the 2nd Floor @ Water St. Café

7 - 10:00 pm
300 Water Street
Vancouver, BC

604 689 2832

Big Dirty Boots founded by Kaj Falch-Nielsen and David Peters in 2011. Childhood friends and musical partners ever since, Kaj and David have been filling kitchens and backyards with roots driven music for years.
They released Big Dirty Boots debut album in 2013.
For each guest that joins us a $5 per set Support Live Music contribution will be collected and given to the artists performing that evening for each set enjoyed by the guest.
Reservations: When making your reservation please let the team know you are joining us for the live Jazz so we can make sure to save you a seat.

Saturday, September

28

Jazz, Blues & Soul

7:30 pm
238 Abbott Street
Vancouver, BC

604 687 4088

Mellow out with Jazz Blues & Soul featuring rotating acts.

Saturday, September

28

BACK AND FORTH SATURDAYS

9 - 3:00 am
136 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC V6B 5A7

604 568 8040

Featuring: DJ EL NINO

OLD + NEW SCHOOL RAP/RNB/HIPHOP ALL NIGHT

$8.00 DOUBLE HIGHBALLS/$5.50 SOL/$3.00 Monster Energy.

GET ON THE LIST HERE.

PS…Book your stagette or birthday party and groups of 10+ more will receive a complimentary bottle of bubbles to pop.

Saturday, September

28

SATURDAYS at The Lamplighter

10 - 3:00 am
92 Water Street
Vancouver, BC

604 687 4424

Hip Hop & Top 40 every Saturday

DJs Crackerhands and K-OG

Get on the list.

Saturday, September

28

DEEP DOWN INSIDE

10 - 3:00 am
350 Water St
Vancouver, BC V6B 1B6

604 408 4321

Vancouver’s leading weekly for underground house goes #DeepDownInside every Saturday at M.I.A with world renown deejay & producer talent supported by a rotating roster of Vancouver’s leading locals in House. Join Sivz, Sara Sukkha, Project Mavara, Tronn, KeepSix, Henry C, Aly Abji & more in one of North America’s most intimate rooms featuring the industry leading Funktion One sound system & the finest future & classic deep house cuts until 3am.

Saturday, September

28

Shenanigans Saturdays

10 pm
216 Carrall Street
Vancouver, BC

604 687 4322

Every Saturday night The Shenanigans hit our stage covering everything from Celtic, Dance, Pop, Rock, plus much more. These illustrious five consistently get the dance floor moving with their electrifying personalities, incredible musicianship and non-stop ability to entertain. The Shenanigans members include Meghan (fiddle / vocals), Aaron (guitar / vocals), Lee (bass / vocals), Brendan (drums) and Troy (keyboards / guitar / vocals).

Saturday, September

28

GOOD MUSIC WEEKENDS

10 pm
7 Alexander Street
Vancouver, BC

604 559 6333

Every Saturday catch GOOD MUSIC DJs on The Portside 10pm-3am

Our DJ’s play a blend of 80’s, 90’s and 2000’s classic hip-hop and R&B along side current #1 hits and party anthems. The energy is always high and the dance floor is always full.

Sign up for guestlist under the bookings tab here.

Saturday, September

28

Hip Hop & Rap Saturdays

10 - 3:00 am
92 Water Street
Vancouver, BC

604 687 4424

Hip hop + rap every Saturday.

10PM til 3AM.

GET ON THE LIST

Sunday, September

29

Brunch: Sola

12 - 2:00 pm
162 Water Street
Vancouver, BC

604 568 7022

Based in Vancouver, SOLA brings an original twist to RnB, soul and blues music with her sultry, powerful vocal style and colourful lyrics. Her songs are a reflection of her story that take you on a journey of life’s revelations and heartbreaks. SOLA is the Spanish feminine tense that means “to stand on ones own”. This name empowers her in her journey to find independence as a female artist, lover and collaborator.

Sunday, September

29

Old Country Swing

7 - 10:00 pm
238 Abbott Street
Vancouver, BC

604 687 4088

Old Country, Ragtime & Swing with Kelly Haigh & the Do Rites.

Sunday, September

29

David Sikula Organ Trio – Live on The 2nd Floor @ Water St. Café

7 - 10:00 pm
300 Water Street
Vancouver, BC

604 689 2832

Soulful guitarist David Sikula’s post bop influenced sound has made him one of Canada’s busiest side men. His vast resume includes performances with Dr. Lonnie Smith, Ian Hendrickson-Smith, Brian Charette, Mike LeDonne, many national tours and countless recording dates. With Nick Peck (organ) and Nino DiPasquale (drums).
For each guest that joins us a $5 per set Support Live Music contribution will be collected and given to the artists performing that evening for each set enjoyed by the guest.
Reservations: When making your reservation please let the team know you are joining us for the live Jazz so we can make sure to save you a seat.

Sunday, September

29

Poor Boy Trio

7 - 10:00 pm
162 Water Street
Vancouver, BC

604 568 7022

In addition, there’s a very steady rhythm section consisting of the talented  Pat Darcus on double bass or the dynamic Martin Eade on drums! Performing blues, soul, Canadiana, and jazz with traditional blues harmonica by Leonard and the multi-faceted sizzling guitarist -Double D. The trio trips through a variety of wires born in the cusp of the rock era influenced by rhythm and blues .

Monday, September

30

Sola

7 - 10:00 pm
162 Water Street
Vancouver, BC

604 568 7022

Based in Vancouver, SOLA brings an original twist to RnB, soul and blues music with her sultry, powerful vocal style and colourful lyrics. Her songs are a reflection of her story that take you on a journey of life’s revelations and heartbreaks. SOLA is the Spanish feminine tense that means “to stand on ones own”. This name empowers her in her journey to find independence as a female artist, lover and collaborator.

Monday, September

30

Soul Mondays – Live on the 2nd Floor @ Water St. Café

7 - 10:00 pm
300 Water Street
Vancouver, BC

604 689 2832

Join us each and every Monday on The 2nd Floor evening between 7:00 pm and 10:00 pm as we host the best of soul in Vancouver. Local and international artists playing original tracks and covers of your favourite Soul, R&B and Funk.
Up the staircase The 2nd Floor is a separate venue space than the main dining area at the Water St. Cafe. While enjoying the full menu from Chef and owner Alan Tse you can now enjoy the ambience of live music.
For each guest that joins us a $5 per set Support Live Music contribution will be collected and given to the artists performing that evening for each set enjoyed by the guest.
Reservations: When making your reservation please let the team know you are joining us for the live Jazz so we can make sure to save you a seat.

Monday, September

30

KABOOM ATOMIC TRIVIA

8 pm
7 Alexander Street
Vancouver, BC

604 559 6333

Every Monday night test your smarts on The Portside at Kaboom Atomic Trivia!

Tons of great prizes, $10 food menu, crazy good drink specials, and a host that will keep you laughing all night long.

Book a table now by emailing info@theportsidepub.com