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

Jul 24 2018, 12:08 am

The party doesn’t stop in August! From Pure Pride Vancouver, monte booker and more, here is our checklist of 10 can’t-miss Vancouver club nights happening in August.

For more things happening around town, check out our events section.

Pure Pride Vancouver

  • What: Pure Pride’s 13th-anniversary celebration presents international superstar, recording artist and contestant from RuPaul’s Drag Race, Willam. There will also be performances by Raye Sunshine, former Cirque du Soleil aerialist, Tyler Ayres, the Bratpack, Jo Durée, Mimi Anmormi, the Pure Pride Boys and more. The night will be hosted by local drag legend Joan-e, and DJ Matt Effect from Sydney, Australia and Vancouver’s Nick Bertossi will keep the dance floor bouncing till 4 am.
  • When: Saturday, August 4, 2018
  • Time: 9 pm to 4 am
  • Where: Harbour Event Centre – 750 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $40-$60

History Sunday at Pride 2018

Image: Brendan Leong Photography

  • What: Celebrities’ legendary 14 Hour and 10 DJ epic #Pride2018 finale. Featuring Karsten Sollors of Chicago, BOIGRL (DJ Skylar Love & Ms. Jackson of San Francisco), Stilla B2B DJ NOKU of Toronto, Johnny Jover of Glass Petals, Zak Santiago, Seb C, Mattilde and MY!GAY!HUSBAND! of Glory Days. No cover until 7 pm
  • When: Sunday, August 5, 2018
  • Time: Doors 2 pm
  • Where: Celebrities Nightclub – 1022 Davie St, Vancouver
  • More Info: Online

monte booker

  • What:  Soulection producer / DJ monte booker brings his smooth blend of R&B, hip-hop, and melodic electronica to Happy Ending Fridays with support from Rico Uno and LeChance.
  • When: Friday, August 10, 2018 
  • Time: Doors 10 pm
  • Where: Fortune Sound Club – 147 E. Pender St., Vancouver
  • Guest List: Online

Absolute 80s Night

  • What: Common People DJs and DJ Trevor Risk spin your favourite tunes from the most pastel decade yet.
  • When: Saturday, August 11
  • Time: 10:30 pm to 2 am
  • Where: Fox Cabaret – 2321 Main Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $8

AJJ + Kimya Dawson

  • What: AJJ, is a folk-punk outfit from Phoenix, Arizona. Singer/songwriter Kimya Dawson is best known for her work with the anti-folk outfit the Moldy Peaches, but she also maintained a lo-fi solo career during the 2000s. Featuring special guest Shellshag.
  • When: Tuesday, August 14, 2018
  • Time: Doors 8 pm
  • Where: Biltmore Cabaret – 2755 Prince Edward Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $19.99

Insane Clown Posse

  • What: Insane Clown Posse returns to VENUE for the Milenko & Friends Tour with special guests 6Ninjahs.
  • When: Thursday, August 16, 2018
  • Time: Doors 8 pm
  • Where: VENUE – 881 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $54.93

Vini Vici

  • What: Psytrance duo Vini Vici aka Aviram Saharai and Matan Kadosh bring their award-winning sound to Harbour Event Centre.
  • When: Saturday, August 18, 2018
  • Time: 10 pm
  • Where: Harbour Event Centre – 750 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $25-$47.85


  • What: Feel the ground shake with Herobust (Mad Decent) as he brings his unique blend of underground hip-hop aesthetics with bass-heavy dancefloor beats to VENUE.
  • When: Thursday, August 23, 2018
  • Time: Doors 10 pm
  • Where: VENUE – 881 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $25-$30


Image: Fortune Sound Club

  • What: Atlanta-based rapper SahBabii, who gained widespread fame with his single “Pull Up Wit Ah Stick”, plays an all-ages show at Fortune Sound Club with support from Daamcp, 2hunnit and Raiden.
  • When: Friday, August 24
  • Time: 6:30 pm
  • Where: Fortune Sound Club – 147 East Pender Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $25

SOFI TUKKER presents Animal Talk DJ Sets

  • What: New York-based and Grammy nominated duo SOFI TUKKER bring their throbbing 90s house-inspired jungle pop to Celebrities Nightclub for a special DJ set. With support from LP Giobbi.
  • When: Thursday, August 30, 2018
  • Time: Doors 10 pm
  • Where: Celebrities Nightclub – 1022 Davie St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $20-$25
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