10 can't-miss club nights in Vancouver this October

Oct 2 2017, 12:15 am

From Bass Coast Festival Showcase to Deadmau5 and more, here is our rundown of can’t-miss club nights taking place in Vancouver this October.

Main Squeeze

  • What: Main Squeeze is a weekly Mt. Pleasant dance party and hangout in the Projection Room of the Fox Cabaret. Featuring house party jams and new classics.
  • When: Every Thursday
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: The Fox Cabaret – 2321 Main Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: No Cover

Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde

  • What: The Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde 25th Anniversary Tour hits Vancouver with Fatlip & Slimkid3 (formerly of The Pharcyde) performing the complete album with guests The X Presidents & Mark Woodyard.
  • When: October 6
  • Time: 7 to 11 pm
  • Where: Fortune Sound Club – 147 East Pender Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $17

Bass Coast Festival Showcase

  • What: Featuring The Librarian, B2B, Mat the Alien, Michael Red, Barisone, and SHAHdjs
  • When: Sunday, October 8
  • Time: 9:30 pm
  • Where: Commodore Ballroom – 867 Granville Street,
  • Tickets: Online, $20

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  • What: Two Friends make their Vancouver debut on Friday, October 13th at VENUE for their While We’re Dreaming Tour for EMBRVCE Fridays.
  • When: Friday, October 13
  • Time: 10 pm
  • Where: Venue – 881 Granville St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $15

Caprice Nightclub 15th Anniversary with Chase B

  • What: Celebrate the 15th Anniversary of Caprice Nightclub with Chase B, Travis Scott’s DJ. Also featuring Rico Uno and GENI3.
  • When: Wednesday, October 18
  • Where: Caprice Nightclub – 967 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, Free


  • What: Ben Goldberg, known by his stage name Token, grew up north of Boston, MA. Token has received many celebrity co signs including the likes of T-Pain, Fred Durst (of Limp Bizkit), Platinum Producer Clinton Sparks, RA The Rugged Man and Hollywood star and Boston’s own Mark Wahlberg who recently pronounced Token his “new favorite rapper”.
  • When: Friday, October 20
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: The Biltmore Cabaret – 2755 Prince Edward St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $12.50-$23.50

Hip-Hop Karaoke

  • What: Other than the fact that it’s strictly Hip-Hop, there is one other notable difference between Hip-Hop Karaoke and others: there are no teleprompters. You’re rapping to a full house of people on the main stage of the club just like the many infamous rappers of past performances at Fortune.
  • When: Saturday, October 21
  • Time: 8 m to 10:30 pm
  • Where: Fortune Sound Club – 147 East Pender Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: At the door, $7




  • What: Deadmau5 will be back in Vancouver with his iconic mouse head and enormous cube for his aptly named Lots of Shows in a Row Pt. 2 tour. The show is to promote Toronto-born Joel Zimmerman’s (AKA Deadmau5) recently released album, W:/2016ALBUM/. The estimated two-hour long performances will feature songs from this new album, as well as past bangers: “Cat Thruster,” “Ghosts N Stuff,” “Strobe,” and more. Zimmerman will also bring along his Cube 2.1, the biggest (so far) of his infamous performance cubes.
  • When: Tuesday, October 24
  • Time: Doors at 8 pm, show at 9 pm
  • Where: Pacific Coliseum – 2901 E Hastings St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $45.50-$80

Chris Liebing

  • What: Between curating one of the most respected labels exploring the heavier end of the Techno spectrum (CLR) to hosting the podcast of the same name between 2009 to 2015, Chris has been a global ambassador and exposed millions of listeners to the greatest DJs and producers the international Techno scene has to offer.
  • When: Thursday, October 26
  • Time: 10 pm
  • Where: Celebrities– 1022 Davie Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $35

Bossy: Femme Powered Rap and R&B Dance Party

  • What: Bossy is an inclusive dance party celebrating the talent of women/femme identified and nonbinary people in hip hop/rnb/grime
  • When: Tuesday, October 31
  • Time: 10:15 pm
  • Where: The Fox Cabaret – 2321 Main Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $8
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