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

Dec 28 2017, 11:42 pm

From Bowie Ball 2018 to Lil Xan and more, here is our rundown of 10 can’t-miss Vancouver club nights taking place in January.

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

Bowie Ball 2018

  • What: The third annual celebration of the life and music of David Bowie for the benefit of the Canadian Cancer Society. Featuring more than 20 local bands and solo artists, with prizes for best costume. There will also be face-painting and random acts of creativity and connection.
  • When:  Saturday, January 6, 2018
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where: Rickshaw Theatre – 254 East Hastings Street, Vancouver,
  • Tickets: Online, $15

Swollen Members

  • What: Over the course of their long career, Swollen Members has managed to develop some of the most electrifying hip-hop chemistry. From the release of their debut album Balance in 1999, Swollen Members captivated the underground hip-hop world with live shows that took the raw explosive energy of rock music and powered it with the group’s jaw dropping lyrical abilities. The group’s universal appeal caught the attention of both underground and mainstream audiences, while earning accolades, as well as Juno Awards and Video awards.
  • When: Thursday, January 6, 2018
  • Time: Doors 7 pm
  • Where: Fortune Sound Club – 147 East Pender Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $20-$40

R3HAB & Skytech

  • What: R3hab and Skytech spin at the Harbour Event Centre for an epic night out.
  • When: Saturday, January 13, 2018
  • Time: Doors 10 pm
  • Where: Harbour Event Centre – 750 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $35.72

Smooky MarGielaa

  • What: A$AP Rocky protégé Smooky MarGielaatakes over VENUE for an all ages show with Illy Miniachi & ACdatyoungnigga.
  • When: Friday, January 19, 2018
  • Time: Doors 6:30 pm
  • Where: VENUE – 881 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $12.50

Club PuSh

  • What: The PuSh International Performing Arts Festival hosts its less-formal, night-time weekend series, Club PuSh, at two venues in 2018. Spend an evening alongside artists and art-lovers while taking in your choice of eight shows ranging from the hip and queer, to the radical and riotous.
  • When: Saturday, January 20 to Saturday, February 3, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: The Fox Cabaret – 2321 Main Street, Vancouver; Anvil Centre – 777 Columbia St, New Westminster
  • Tickets: Online

Cedric Gervais 

  • What: Grammy Award-winner Cedric Gervais returns to Celebrities for #CelebsPlayhouse.
  • When: Saturday, January 20, 2018
  • Time: 10 pm
  • Where: Celebrities – 1022 Davie Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $30

Lil Xan

  • What: Get betrayed with Lil Xan as he brings his Xanarchy Tour to VENUE with Steven Cannon $C for an all ages show.
  • When: Thursday, January 25, 2018
  • Time: Doors 7 pm
  • Where: VENUE – 881 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

12th Planet

  • What: Dubstep pioneer and leader of SMOG Records, 12th Planet makes his return to Vancouver for the Sooo Sick Tour.
  • When: Friday, January 26, 2018
  • Time: Doors 10 pm
  • Where: Celebrities – 1022 Davie Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $15

Passion Pit

  • What: Passion Pit’s first tour since 2016 will span new songs and fan favorites from the band’s diverse catalogue.  Joining founder/songwriter/producer Michael Angelakos in the Passion Pit live band will be Chris Hartz, Aaron Harrison Folb and Giuliano Pizzulo.
  • When: Friday, January 26, 2018
  • Time: 8:30 pm
  • Where: Commodore Ballroom– 867 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $39.50

Two Feet

  • What: Rising vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Two Feet brings his first ever headlining North American tour to Fortune Sound Club, with guests to be announced.
  • When: Wednesday, January 31, 2018
  • Time: Doors 9 pm
  • Where: Fortune Sound Club – 147 East Pender Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $18
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