Celebrities is a nightlife icon in Vancouver, a premier dance club on the West Coast, and has been since the 1980s. It has grown along with the community as a mainstay for entertainment and will always push boundaries. In early 2013 Celebrities received the major renovation that its supporters and visiting artists deserve. 2 luxury VIP sections, the latest Funktion-One sound system, and an over-the-top visuals and light show were added, all in the spirit of making the most of every experience. The storied venue has hosted everyone from David Guetta to Tiesto and Avicii to Boy George, and will
Venue perfectly straddles the line between concert hall and nightclub, often hosting both crowds in the same evening. Everyone from Major Lazer to Hank Williams III to David Guetta to TV on the Radio have played sold out shows while weekend club nights are packed, with guests partying in the VIP areas and ripping up the dance floor. A two-level, 600 person space, Venue has one of the Vancouver’s best soundsystem and light shows, accommodating staff and an endless list of guest artists and DJs.
Fortune Sound Club is located in the heart of Vancouver’s Chinatown. Nuanced by the grit and grime of its historic locale, Fortune Sound Club seamlessly blends high and low by bringing up-from-the-street ambience into a clean and modern setting. What was once the infamous Ming’s Chinese Restaurant is now a revamped space focusing on innovative design, art that can’t be messed with, and eco-friendly features; all of which are brought to life by the most official Funktion One sound system.
M.I.A. offers an inclusive space for alternative & avant strains of electronic dance music whether rooted in r&b, hip hop, house or techno all presented in a wellheeled setting. Our generation is defined by a seeming collapse of the underground and mainstream, avantgarde and pop & we seek to usher the city into an era where such distinctions no longer mean much at all. Wanting to celebrate the nuances that come from truly connecting with one another, M.I.A. politely encourage guests to keep the use of mobile phones, social media and other technology outside the venue.
Commonwealth Bar & Stage is an old warehouse converted to a revelrous night destination in Calgary's downtown that is the only venue to feature two distinct floors of sound and a vintage fashion-forward aesthetic for the simple purpose of delivering a good time with good music. The Commonwealth concept grew from a passionate music background shared by the owners (acclaimed DJs and producers) and the need for a mid-sized nightclub that would introduce creativity and discerning music to the standard nightclub model.
The Charles Bar literally supports the ground floor of the famous Woodward's building, a perfect metaphor for the way the popular bar holds down residents and neighbours in their socializing and entertainment needs. The room's airy, modern design and unique V-shape allow for simultaneous trivial pursuits - guests can crowd the bar watching a game on the 9' HD screen while around the corner others can be enjoying well-crafted food and drink menus in low booths. The Charles Bar staff are well known to Gastown locals, who make regulars of themselves for the guaranteed good times.
The old Kits Billiards space was a treasured neighborhood hangout from the 80s to the 2010s, owned and operated by the Kerasiotis family. Wishing to continue that tradition, the newly reopened Colony bar means to be the mainstay watering hole for locals, with delicious food, drinks from a well-stocked bar, a never-ending playlist, HDTVs and room for all your friends and neighbours.
As with its sister location in Kits, the newest Colony Bar on Main Street is sure to be the watering hole of choice for Mount Pleasant locals and visitors both, bringing the same comfortable, casual "come as you are” atmosphere. Colony Main’s front area features wall to wall windows that open to the fresh air, with plenty of HDTV’s to show all the big games, classic movies and more. The comfort food- inspired menu, friendly staff and unparalleled daily food and drink specials, 18 draft beer taps, including 6 local rotating taps, everyone from craft beer and more.
The newly renovated West End Liquor Store is centrally located in the heart of Denman Street just steps from Stanley Park and English Bay. Customers can expect a great selection of chilled beer, wine and spirits at competitive prices. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff are always happy to make recommendations or point you towards one of our special featured products like the famous, Six-Pack Super Deal. Stop by seven days a week, as you're sure to find something to fit your unique taste, budget and lifestyle.
Newest of the three locations, the Burrard Liquor Store is a fantastic asset to the West Side and Kitalano neighbourhoods. Focusing on proving products not found at the government liquor stores, it offers a large selection of unique wines, exceptional reserve wine section and variety of hard to find craft beers. Customers will enjoy free parking at the back of the store and regular new product tastings. Stop by seven days a week for this diverse neighbourhood's newest full-service liquor store experience.
Located in the Tinseltown building, bordered by Rogers Arena and Gastown, lies Crosstown's only full serivce liquor store. This temperature controlled store features a vast selection of wine categorized by variety and a large reserve section for the serious wine lover. Find highly knowledgable staff eager to help you choose the perfect bottle of wine, reccomend a micro-brewed craft beer or suggest a new brand of spirit.
CONTACT Winter music festival takes place annually since 2012 at BC Place Stadium, the first ever two-day festival to occur at BC Place, on December 26 + 27, attracting nearly 28,000+ music lovers from all over the Pacific Northwest & beyond. Conceptualized and produced by Blueprint and Live Nation, Contact Festival is the largest ever, indoor festival to occur in Western Canada.
Seasons Festival focuses on the emergence of Vancouver on the global stage as an innovative hub of music, new media art, and technology. Seeking to celebrate the communities of people around the arts and highlight the interconnectivity of these creative industries, over the course of 5 days Seasons presents the city of Vancouver with concerts, club shows, label showcases, demos, panels, lectures, and interactive visuals & art installations, culminating in a fully immersive, 2 day main event at Pacific Coliseum with the purpose to elevate Vancouver’s global reputation as a creative destination.
Now in it’s second year, one of Canada’s most significant emerging urban music festivals, FVDED in The Park takes place once again at Holland Park in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada on July 2nd & 3rd featuring over 30 world-renowned artists from across the globe on its three stages including Jack Ü, Zedd, Travis Scott, Bryson Tiller + more. With nearly 28,000+ contemporary music lovers of all ages expected to attend, FVDED's unique blend of cityscape and natural environment creates the perfect setting for fans across the Pacific Northwest this summer.
Blueprint Events is now in its 19th year and each year it holds it's Anniversary in October. The event has grown from a club event to an arena event drawing over 6,000+ people each year.
In 2013, Blueprint Events & Live Nation partnered up to bring the first annual Family Day GET TOGETHER electronic music event. The 6,000+ person event will be held on the Sunday before Family Day each February, in Vancouver. Known for combining A-List artists with first class visual and sound production Blueprint will continue to feature headlining artists at each GET TOGETHER.