Hamilton has a long list of places and spaces across the city (i.e. coffee shops, pubs, event venues, large arenas, City Hall forecourt etc.) where you can listen to live music. The city is fortunate to have a number of Live Music Venues who:
- focus primarily on live music as their core business;
- offer musicians regular places to work and be paid;
- have invested in music infrastructure (stages, sound system, expert staffing); and
- contribute to the city’s vibrant culture and night time economy.
If you are a music fan or local musician and looking for a Live Music Venue consider exploring the following:
38 King William Street, Hamilton
175 Young Street, Hamilton
56 Hess Street South, Hamilton
95 King Street East, Hamilton
145 Main Street East, Hamilton
339 York Boulevard, Hamilton
306 King Street West, Hamilton
Hamilton is home to more than 200 music venues from small to large arena-sized facilities. View the open data list of places and spaces that offer music (XLS).
Live Music Venue Study (2020) (PDF, 521 KB) The purpose of this study is to understand the economic impacts (revenues; jobs; GDP; taxes; tourism; etc.); artist development impacts; and social or quality of life impacts that live music venues have in Hamilton.
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