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

Aug 25 2018, 6:41 pm

Dance all September long with our rundown of 10 can’t-miss Vancouver club nights. Check out E-40, The Midnight, and more.

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

Babes On Babes – QUEER Long Weekend Party: Anniversary Edition

  • What: Vancouver’s Queer Long Weekend Jam features special guests Immigrant Lessons, plus Body Party, DJ Kookum, Skylar Love, Adia and more.
  • When: Sunday, September 2
  • Time: 6:30 pm
  • Where: Fortune Sound Club – 147 East Pender Street, Vancouver
  • Cover: $15


Image: Phoenix

  • What: Phoenix, a Grammy award-winning band from France, make their long-awaited return to Vancouver. Some of their more noticeable performances have been in 2013, when they headlined both Coachella and Rock en Seine, and headlining the Governors Ball in 2017. They’ve also played in front of sold-out shows at New York City’s Madison Square Garden and Los Angeles’ Hollywood Bowl.
  • When: Monday, September 3, 2018
  • Time: Doors at 6:30 pm, show at 7:30 pm
  • Where: The Commodore Ballroom – 868 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Brent Faiyaz

  • What: Brent Faiyaz from Maryland brings his Sonder Son Tour to Vancouver.
  • When: Tuesday, September 11, 2018
  • Time: Doors 9 pm
  • Where: Fox Cabaret – 2321 Main Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Westward Music Festival 2018

  • What: The second annual festival will be taking over downtown Vancouver with concerts led by artists like British singer-songwriter, composer, and producer, Blood Orange, two-time Grammy-nominee Kali Uchis, critically-acclaimed pop star Kelela, and YouTube sensation Poppy.
  • When: Thursday, September 13 to Sunday, September 16, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Multiple locations in Vancouver
    Tickets: Available via WestwardFestTicketFly, and in person at Red Cat Records, Vancouver

Cedric Gervais

  • What: French House producer Cédric Gervais takes over #CelebsPlayhouse at Celebrities.
  • When: Saturday, September 15, 2018
  • Time: 10 pm
  • Where: Celebrities Nightclub – 1022 Davie Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $25-$30 plus fees


September 18

E-40 – MRG Concerts / Facebook

  • What: Bay Area rap legend E-40 comes to Vancouver with special guests OMB Peezy and Nef The Pharoah.
  • When: 
  • Time: Doors 7 pm, show 8 pm
  • Where: Commodore Ballroom – 868 Granville St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Freak Dream Album Release

  • What: Vancouver cyber-punk band Freak Dream is releasing their debut album “Into The Sun” on CD/Digital on Artoffact Records. Their album release party features special guest Rinse Dream, Rong and Primp.
  • When: Thursday, September 20, 2018
  • Time: Doors 8 pm
  • Where: Biltmore Cabaret – 2755 Prince Edward St. Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $8


  • What: Merkules brings his Canadian tour to Vancouver with special guests Caspian, Lil Windex, Evil Ebenezer, Luca Mele, C The Gray, Jay Puzzle, DJ Scotty Wu, and DJ Dienamix.
  • When: Friday, September 21, 2018
  • Time: Doors 9 pm
  • Where: Harbour Event Centre – 750 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $35-$100

The Midnight

  • What: New York-based synth-wave duo The Midnight bring their signature sound to Fortune Sound Club with special guest Ayokay
  • When: Thursday, September 27
  • Time: 9 pm
  • Where: Fortune Sound Club – 147 East Pender Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $18 plus fees

The World Famous Motown Party: 4 Year Anniversary

  • What: Shake-A-Tail-Feather at the city’s biggest monthly soul night, The Motown Party for their four-year anniversary edition. Shimmy and shake to old favourites and rare grooves from Stevie Wonder, The Supremes, Jackson 5, Marvin Gaye, and more.
  • When: Friday, September 28
  • Time: 10:30 pm to 2 am
  • Where: Fox Cabaret – 2321 Main Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $8
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