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The Commodore Ballroom

868 Granville St, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (Downtown)
604-739-7550
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Ranked #8 of 86 nightlife in Vancouver
Type: Dance Club/ Discos
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- Aug 13, 2014
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65 reviews 65 reviews
38 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I love when I see a band I love is coming to town and playing the commodore, the atmosphere is electric. Make sure to make it there early if you want to sit and have a table otherwise the place gets packed!

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North America
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

First, all the charm of the old Commodore has disappeared and replaced by some cold austere 'modern' look. That would be OK if it was done with style. The interior looks like a 'wannabe' hip place which it's not. It would have been far 'hipper' to leave the original velvet banquets and chandeliers. We were charged $60 a ticket to... More

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Vancouver BC
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

When booking a ticket to a musical act in Commodore, go prepared. The atmosphere is great, often bringing in those bands on the cusp (or on their 2nd or third resurgence). The mix is, sorry for the wording, a bit mixed. In this venue the bands really need a pro to get it just right as it can be tricky.... More

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Surrey, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Went to the Nazareth/Headpins concert on Sat.June 28. While the music was good the accomodations were HORRIFIC!!! While there Were tables and chairs available in the Mezzanine level we weren't allowed to sit there. We had to stand for the entire show while the tables and chairs (appr.100) were left empty. Told by security that not only could we Not... More

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Penticton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Went there to See Pennywise and Teenage Bottlerocket. The beer was overpriced but the concert was excellent!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I made the trip to Vancouver with three friends (from the island) just to see Spirit of The West, which we were all really excited about. I had previously seen other shows at the Commodore and it was fantastic. Everything you read in every other review is probably true, but this show SUCKED. This time we got there early to... More

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Chico, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We videotaped a band called Delhi 2 Dublin here. It is a huge room with four bars. Much history. It's no wonder so many famous bands had played here. It was perfect for our concert taping ... with a very enthusiastic multicultural audience. The room was sold out. I would guess there were 1,300 people there. The fire codes are... More

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Very nice venue and atmosphere. I like the option of tables and the fact you are able to order food while the event is happening. Great sounds and awesome show put on by Steel Panther. Bars are conveniently located and ample room. A bit loud if you're trying to have a conversation. Didn't like that you're not allowed to leave... More

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Langley City, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

This is one of the best venues I've ever been to for live music. Everything was fantastic from the second we walked through the front doors. The service was very good from every person we encountered, prices were surprisingly reasonable, the bathrooms were spotless and there was a great view to the stage from almost everywhere inside. The sound quality... More

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

We've been to the Commodore for two different shows now, and every time we've been it has been an excellent experience. It's truly one of the best venues in the entire city. Drinks can be a bit expensive, but well within the normal range for the area, but the best part is that you can come downtown, have a meal,... More

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