Who doesn’t love live music?! Especially after a long two years with almost no concerts, we’re so excited to share some Guelph gems where you can get back into the music scene. See below for our list of venues where you can enjoy live music in Guelph and support local artists.
1: Onyx Night Club
Address: 12 Wyndham St N
Onyx Nightclub is a premier music venue and entertainment space located in a historic building overlooking downtown Guelph. This is also a great space to celebrate special events as they offer booths and bottle service, a rarity in Guelph!
2: Jimmy Jazz
Address: 52 Macdonell St
Jimmy Jazz is a lively local bar featuring trivia nights, sports, and of course live music. For those who are brave enough to get up on stage themselves, be sure to check out their karaoke nights.
3: Fixed Gear Brewing
Address: 5 Edinburgh Rd S
Fixed Gear Brewing is a unique spot for craft beer and pizza, inspired by the city’s local cyclists. They have two locations, one being the Canteen at the Junction (address above), and the second located on Alma Street. Make sure to check out their weekly lineup on their website to see some awesome local artists!
Address: 951 Gordon St
Manhattans offers a New York inspired dining experience featuring live music almost every night of the week! This is an ideal atmosphere for late night eats and date nights.
5: Sip Club
Address: 91 Wyndham St N
Sip Club is a downtown bar that has a fun social atmosphere, perfect for grabbing food and drinks while enjoying some live music. They have trivia nights, open mic nights and so much more! You can check out their social media pages to keep up to date with upcoming events.
6: Royal Electric
Address: 52 Macdonell St
Royal Electric is a vibrant bar atmosphere featuring DJs and live music on the weekends. Located in the heart of downtown, they offer lunch and dinner options along with cocktails and beer on tap!
7: Guelph Concert Theatre
Address: 166 Wyndham St N
Guelph Concert Theatre is Guelph’s largest concert venue that hosts a variety of performances and shows. Artists that have performed here include Tim Hicks, Sean Paul, Arkells, Sean Kingston, and The Weeknd.
8: Brothers Brewing Co.
Address: 15 Wyndham St N
Brothers is a local brewery, bottle shop, and community hub. They offer unique beers and seltzers and have an outdoor biergarten during the summers that allows you to experience the downtown environment.
9: McCabe’s Irish Pub and Grill
Address: 9 Wyndham St N
McCabe’s is a go-to spot in Guelph for a lively pub experience with awesome food and drinks. They have a summer patio and often feature live music from local artists. They also host trivia nights (typically with deals on bottles of wine) that you won’t want to miss!
10: River Run Centre
Address: 35 Woolwich St
The River Run is a performing arts centre in Guelph that hosts many different types of artists and acts. This is a beautiful venue to visit if you’re looking to see a show or attend a community event in Guelph.