Not only is our city packed with talented musicians, there are also several joints to catch them putting on a show. These are Edmonton’s most reliable places you can just walk right into any night of the week and likely find good live music.
If you're not one of the lucky few who has tickets to Folk Fest 2016, get your fill of live music at these local venues. Folk Fest, which runs August 4 to 7, 2016, is a reminder of how fun it can be to see your favourite bands (or new bands!) in person. Whether you can't make it to Gallagher Park or simply weren't able to get tickets, you can still get your fill of great music in Edmonton almost any night of the week. 
If you want to celebrate the upcoming New Year with a fancy party frock, cool hat and absolutely no crying children, there are plenty of parties, dinners and galas that are for adults only (18+). These Edmonton spots guarantee a fun-filled New Year’s Eve celebration you won’t soon forget.
If it’s been a while since you’ve caught up with your buddies, you’re overdue for a boys’ night out. Whether you’re taking in a stand-up comedy show or letting loose with some laser tag, there are plenty of interesting go-to hangouts besides noisy, crowded bars. Here some of your best bets.
So many nights are whiled away at the same local watering hole. You share some drinks and laughs and repeat, week after week. If you want to shake up your routine and have a memorable night out with your friends sans alcohol, check out this list of fun things to do around Edmonton. [Image credit: iStock.com/sanjeri]
With Halloween on the horizon, it’s time to lock down some party plans for the 18-plus crowd. From all-night ragers and local hip-hop showcases to “Thriller” dance offs and club crawls, here are 10 Halloween parties to check out in Edmonton this year.
It was back in the 1960s that Jackson C. Frank wrote Blues Run the Game, but for many music enthusiasts his claim still rings true. The live acts at these Edmonton clubs are sure to please today’s jazz lovers.
Summer is usually short and sweet in Edmonton. But, we’re known as a festival city for a reason – we cram our short summer season full of fun festivals featuring food, music and once-in-a-lifetime performances. These summer festivals will make you forget the long Edmonton winters. [Image credit: iStock.com/svetikd]
In the mood for some late-night dancing? Want to hear some hot music spun by cool DJs? Check out these lively Edmonton nightclubs.
They say that laughter is the best medicine, and we tend to believe them. If you’re looking to self-medicate, we recommend that you start at one of these locals comedy clubs.
Sure, Friday night is date night, but what about getting together and catching up with your favourite girlfriends? Sometimes, afternoon tea or a quick bite to eat at lunch just doesn’t cut it. Sometimes, you want to get together and talk, laugh, eat and drink - and really, you need a whole night to do that. There are plenty of great places in Edmonton to enjoy a lovely evening with friends.
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