Have you been thinking about a road trip across Canada? Do you want to hear some great country music, and you don’t know where is a good place to hang out? Well then, here is my take on some Country Music Venues across Canada, as well as Country Music Festivals across Canada. Road Trip!!!
Keep scrolling for over 85 Country Music Bars, Pubs and Live Music Venues across Canada!!
or use the Go To Province links below:
BC Alberta Saskatchewan Manitoba Ontario Quebec Nova Scotia New Brunswick Prince Edward Island Newfoundland
Some of these listings below are full on country music venues and others bring in a variety of live music artists. Just so you know, I have been following country music artists on twitter and instagram every day for a while now. I may have heard a thing or two about some great spots, coast to coast. Don’t let the picture of my fav’s below distract you…
Note: These Country Music Venues – Canada links are provided as a courtesy. If you are interested in all things country, please visit my other free decor, music and country themed pages from the home page or top menu and stay awhile!
Here we go!!
Victoria – The Duke Saloon – Victoria BC’s Country Bar – the only live music venue in Victoria dedicated to Country Music. A must stop. The crowd might be a bit younger, but it is still VERY enjoyable for country music fans!
Victoria – Darcy’s Pub Downtown – has regular live music from a mix of genres, see website for more info.
Esquimalt – Esquimalt Rib Fest – Rib Fest is a local favorite and is held every fall at the start of September. It delivers great live music as well as awesome ribs from multiple venders. Of course, there is a varied genre of music along with some good country music!
Crofton – The Osbourne Bay Pub in Crofton has regular live music with Country Bands. Check out their event calendar.
Cowichan Lake – Hosts the Sunfest Country Music Festival every year. This year it will be end of July. An exciting lineup is featured. Check the site for details.
Nanaimo – The Queen’s Hotel is Nanaimo’s hot spot for pub fare and live music venue. Check calendar online.
Off the Island to the Mainland…
Vancouver – The Yale Saloon in the heart of Gastown. A definite good ol’ country bar with lots of live music and dancing. Very busy.
Cloverdale – Cloverdale Rodeo and Country Fair – a four day entertainment event with the Bud Light Outdoor Entertainment Stage hosting a variety of genres, returning in 2023.
Merritt – Rockin River Country Music Fest has a huge line planned for this July, 2022
Kamloops – the Blue Grotto hosts live music in a multitude of genre’s. See their page on their site.
Kamloops – Mason’s Kitchen and Bar with local fare and live music events.
Kelowna – Doc Willoughby’s Pub – a downtown pub in the heart of Kelowna, hosts regular country music events. Event calendar on site.
Kelowna – BNA Brewing and Eatery – another good spot to find live country music or other live music events while in Kelowna. Call for info.
Shuswap – Monashee Music Festival in July has a full day of the festival dedicated to Country Music. Check out their online event lineup.
If you are in Calgary, heading north or east, why not stop along the way to Nashville North!
Calgary – King Eddy Hotel – aka King Eddy YYC – is a historic hotel with live country music shows and events.
Calgary – The Prairie Emporium – Home of the Blue Jay Sessions, this bar/coffee shop/event venue hosts live country music events regularly. Check out their calendar.
Calgary – The Hideout – Is advertised as a family friendly restaurant with live music every weekend. Check their entertainment listing online.
Calgary – Calgary Stampede – Held every year, this is THE Country event in what is being hailed as Nashville North, with a huge lineup of Country Artists over the event timeline. Held in July in 2022.
Calgary – Country Thunder – Also held every year, with a huge line up of stars, this festival does not disappoint. Check website for details.
Calgary – Whiskey Rose Saloon – advertised as Calgary’s newest Nashville inspired bar with cold beer and great food, check event pages for details of all their live events.
Calgary – Ranchman’s – Billed as Calgary’s iconic Country nightclub. See their event calendar on site.
Calgary – Cafe Gravity YYC in Inglewood hosts live music regularly. Check out their music events online.
Heading east then north…
Strathmore – Cowboy Town Concert Series, just outside of Calgary at the Strathmore Stampede, is hosting a number of live country music events. Check their website for details.
Ponoka – Ponoka Stampede is just south of Edmonton and promises a big line up of stars. Visit site for details.
Camrose – Big Valley Jamboree – Just outside of Edmonton, and held end of July in 2022, promises a huge lineup! Check out the event calendar.
Devon – hosts Devonfest southwest of Edmonton, hosts an outdoor music event for all ages, check out the summer concert series in August.
Edmonton – Cook Country Saloon – advertised as ‘Edmonton’s Home for Country Music since 1981’, it has a regular lineup of new and old country artists. I am gonna have to check this out next time I am in Edmonton! See the event schedule on their site.
Edmonton – High Note Bar and Grill – Live Music Venue with a variety of genres and a full menu, visit site for event details.
Edmonton – River Cree Resort and Casino – has some big names in a variety of genres. See site for event details.
Lloydminster – Lloydminister Exhibition Beer Gardens – hosting a lineup of summer events during the exhibition for your country music listening pleasure. Check ahead for upcoming events.
Travelling through Lloydminster, here are some choices along the way if you are travelling south to Regina.
Loon Lake – Dog Patch Music Festival – north of Lloydminster this annual festival will surprise you with the array of talent! Check site for details.
North Battleford – The Dekker Centre for performing arts – their scheduled events are listed under their tickets link.
Big River – north of Saskatoon, hosts Country at the Creek Music Festival in July. Details on site.
Saskatoon – The Longbranch Group | Ramada Saskatoon – live music venue for country artists.
Bradwell – Hank’s Tavern in Bradwell, just south of Saskatoon, regularly hosts live music. Check their event calendar on their page.
Regina – Hosts Krugofest in July, a rooftop concert event. See their Facebook page for details.
Regina – visit O’Hanlon’s Irish pub in downtown Regina for live music and other events listed on their IG page.
Regina – more live music at The Cure Kitchen and Bar – check out their event page on their site.
Regina – Rock Creek Tap and Grill – Regina, Saskatoon and other locations – Check the local for their Live at Rock Creek events.
Regina – Cloud 9 Bar and Grill – features regular live music acts including country music, check their Facebook page for details at link.
Craven – Country Thunder – just north of Regina, is hosting a huge lineup in mid-July! Check out their page for details.
South of Regina…
Weyburn – PumpJacks Saloon – hosts live events, check out their FB page too for more details.
Bengough – South of Regina, the Gateway Music Festival has a huge lineup as well. Details on page.
There are quite a few good country music venues in Winnipeg…who knew?
Winnipeg – High and Lonesome Club – in the heart of downtown Winnipeg, this venue has a large number of country music artists and events. Calendar online.
Winnipeg – Royal Albert Hotel – downtown Winnipeg, has a regular schedule of live events including local country artists.
Winnipeg – King’s Head Pub – downtown Winnipeg – advertised as a relaxed watering hole with regular live music, check their event calendar for details.
Winnipeg – Silver Spike Saloon hosts country music events and dance floor.
Winnipeg – Pony Corral Restaurant and Bar – with live music events, check website for details.
Winnipeg – Cowboys Roadhouse featuring country DJ and Live music events. Check their Facebook page for details.
Dauphin – Countryfest – North of Winnipeg, this Country Music Festival is held this year in early July, 2022.
Making your way further east, on the road again…
Manitoulin Island – Manitoulin Country Fest is held this year in August, 2022. Looks like a great lineup of Canadian Country Stars! See link for details.
Niagara Falls – Big Texas – has regularly scheduled live bands Fridays and Saturdays. See website for details.
Head west to…
London – East Side Bar and Grill – has a wide variety of live music. Check calendar for details on Country bands
Head back north and east…
Kitchener – Dallas Night Club – a 2 level night club advertised as the best country music in the region. Check site for details.
Oakville – Moonshine Cafe hosted by Dave Woods – a true live country music venue with live music nightly. See site for details.
Toronto – Horseshoe Tavern – advertised as an “Unpretentious front bar with pool table, plus a historic back room with local & touring music acts”
Toronto – The Rock ‘N’ Horse Saloon – advertised as “Toronto’s Home for all things Country. Country music, with some live events, phone for inquiries.
Barrie – Ranch 2.0 Bar and Grill – advertised as the Canada’s Largest Country Bar.
Oro Station – Boots and Hearts Festival – just outside Barrie on your way east, this Festival is held in August this year.
Sutton – Live, Love, Laugh – 3 day Music Festival on the Lake at the Briars Resort and Spa, see site for full details.
Havelock – Havelock Country Jamboree in August, 2022 – features a lineup of Country Artists.
Larder Lake – Rock N’ Country by the Lake – This outdoor concert looks to have a great lineup this year in August, 2022.
Belleville – The Beaufort Pub hosts live music regularly. Check site for details.
Further east, don’t forget to stop in:
Montreal – The Wheel Club – advertised as providing “authentic country music”. Check site for info.
Quebec City – Le Bucher Resto Bar Country – offering a live music event venue with calendar on site.
Quebec City – Ballroom County – advertised as a “Cowboy themed haunt with line dancing and live music.
Quebec City – La Piazz – “advertised as a cozy local hangout with live music” in an array of genres.
There’s lots going on in NB! Pour another round in…
Perth-Andover Oak Tree Pub – a local pub with regular live music events. Online google listing has events.
Miramichi – The Durty Dog Bar is part of Three Dog Distilling Company and offers a selection of craft distillery and hosts live events. Check site for details.
Miramichi – The Ponds Resort is a river front resort with breathtaking views and a variety of accommodation styles. Their riverside pub hosts live music. Call for schedule details.
Fredericton – The Cap – a Multi room Venue with Regular Live Music – event schedule on site.
Sussex – Cobbler’s Lane Fudge Factory – Yum, grab some fudge while you listen to Country Music Live at the Barn. Check their Event calendar on site.
Moncton – Nita’s Bar and Grill – hosting regular live music ranging from acoustic to rock – check event calendar.
Moncton – Moncton Dart Club – a Licensed Lounge with weekly live music. Event listing on site.
Moncton – Casino New Brunswick – Check online event calendar for the Hub City Pub, which hosts regular live events.
Moncton – Bo Diddley’s Lounge – A local nightclub with regular live music events. Event calender on their site.
Shediac – Hotel Shediac La Gare Resto Bar – A local eatery with live music events. Check out their Facebook page for announcements.
Sackville – Painted Pony Bar and Grill – touted as a great social venue, hosting live music – visit their Facebook page for more info.
Then over to PEI…via the fixed link…
Prince Edward Island
Borden Carlton – Lone Oak Brewing Company – If you are from away, you will want to check out the event calendar online. Located just across the Confederation Fixed Link Bridge on PEI at Borden-Carlton. I wish these were both there in 1990-1991 when I lived in PEI!
Mill River – Mill River Resort, a full golf retreat with live entertainment. see their event schedule for their live music schedule.
Alberton – Albert and Crown Pub, check their FB page for details on events.
Cavendish – Cavendish Beach Music Festival – hosts a huge lineup of country music favorites, check out their page for info.
Charlottetown – Olde Dublin Pub, Charlottetown’s original Irish pub, hosting regular live entertainment. Check out their FB or Instagram page for weekly events.
Then off to Halifax from Wood Islands, PEI.
Heading down from the ferry, stop in…
Truro – The Blunt Bartender, Pub and Eatery hosts live music events, check site for details.
Halifax – Cheers Live Country Bar is advertised as the best and only Country Bar in Halifax. Dancing optional! No website was provided but you can google for address.
St. John’s – The Black Sheep Bar – advertised as an “intimate live music venue covering all genres”. Check out their upcoming shows list.
St. John’s X2 and Clarenville – 3 Locations in NL – Shamrock City Pub hosts live music. Check details on site.
St. John’s Churchill Park Music Festival is held in August this year. Check site for details.
St. John’s O’Reilly’s Pub has live music every night. Check their event calendar for details on country acts.
Phew! It seems I am due for a cross Canada pub crawl. Sound good?
If you know any great country music venues, pubs or bars I am missing along the way, please send me suggestions to everythingcountryCA@gmail.com.
Hope you find this listing for Country Music Venues Across Canada helpful! Thanks for stopping in. Don’t forget to check out the live country music calendar for what’s online to watch and listen to weekly!