Must-See Music Venues in Toronto

Toronto’s vibrant music scene is at the heart and soul of the city, with iconic venues that have hosted legendary performances and nurtured emerging talents.

These are the city’s most celebrated stages, from historic theatres steeped in decades of musical heritage to cutting-edge clubs showcasing the latest sounds. Whether you’re a die-hard music aficionado or a casual listener, these venues promise unforgettable experiences that resonate long after the final note.

Learn more about the Music Compass program or explore venues in this neighbourhood and near you below.

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Little Portugal

Dundas Street West from Lansdowne to Shaw is one of Toronto’s prime locales for street...

A streetcar passes an open restaurant bar at The Good Son and Dog & Bear on Queen Street West

Queen Street West

Art meets commerce on vibrant Queen Street West, the historic area that drove Toronto’s...

Exterior image of Sneaky Dee's, Toronto

Little Italy

One of Toronto’s social and cultural hotspots, the area along and adjacent to College St...

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