Commodore Ballroom is a renowned music venue, dance floor and nightclub located in Vancouver, British Columbia. The building was built in the Art Deco style of the late 1920s. Best known for showcasing special performances, the venue is also famous for its sprung dance floor, whose horsehair lining absorbs, rather than reflecting back, some of the impact of dancers’ feet.
This stylish Art Deco Venue hosts world famous concerts and international corporate functions for up to 990 people. With state of the art sound and lighting and onsite catering services, the Commodore Ballroom is located close to all major hotels in the heart of downtown.
Talking Heads, Tina Turner, Dire Straits, Dizzy Gillespie, The Beastie Boys, Kiss, Nirvana, The Police, Snoop Dogg & Dr. Dre, The Clash, Emmylou Harris and Paul Oakenfold are just a sampling of an unprecedented string of national & international touring acts to have played the Commodore Ballroom.
- Downstairs, below street level, is the Commodore Lanes, a vintage bowling alley and poolroom.
- No minors are allowed in the venue – you must be 19 or older to enter.
- Re-entry is not allowed once you leave.
- There are two separate bars on either end of the room.
Where is The Commodore Ballroom located?
The Commodore Ballroom is located at 868 Granville Street.
How much is cover charge at The Commodore Ballroom?
The Commodore Ballroom does not charge a cover. Events are previously ticketed.
How long will I have to wait at The Commodore Ballroom?
Expect to wait anywhere from 20-40 min depending on when you arrive.
When is The Commodore Ballroom open?
The Commodore Ballroom is open whenever shows are on.
What are the best nights to go to The Commodore Ballroom?
Nights with the most well-known artists playing are the most popular.
What is the dress code at The Commodore Ballroom?
Strict dress code is not enforced.
How much do drinks cost at The Commodore Ballroom?
Expect to pay slightly less than $10 for drinks.
What kind of music do they play at The Commodore Ballroom?
The Commodore Ballroom features all types of music, depending on who’s on that night.
Where can I find an list of upcoming events / DJs at The Commodore Ballroom?
You can download the Discotech app to see upcoming events, and book tables for The Commodore Ballroom.