|Ambiance |||Live Music|
|Music Genres |||Alternative Rock, Hard Rock, Hip-Hop/Rap, House, Industrial, Jazz, Latin, Local, Punk, Bluegrass, R&B, Reggae, Rock, Techno, Blues, Country, Disco, Electronica, Folk, Funk/Soul|
|Payment |||MasterCard, American Express, Visa, Cash|
|Cross Street |||Richards Street and Nelson Street|
|Open Daily 8PM - 2AM|
Profile Last Updated: May 27, 2008
The 1,200 person capacity club books some of the biggest live music acts in the city Sunday through Thursday. A hot spot for live bands for more than 20 years, some of the most recognized names in the business have taken the stage on their way to fame. Prince, Branford Marsalis, Canadian bands like Treble Charger and The Philosopher Kings and local heroes The Rascalz have all played here. Upcoming concert and event listings are available online.
One of the City’s Best Parties
On Friday and Saturday nights, the state-of-the-art light and sound system is taken over by some of the city’s best DJs, as one of Vancouver’s hottest crowds parties until the wee hours. Get there early or expect to wait in line. Inside, the spacious dance floor in the centre of the room is surrounded by three bars, ensuring patrons stay refreshed. Upstairs you’ll find two more places to grab a drink and a large brass-railed balcony overlooking the dance floor.
See and be Seen
Don’t be surprised if you spot a local celebrity, visiting actor or athlete partying here - Richards is a great place to see and be seen in Vancouver. Richards has been setting the pace in the Vancouver nightlife scene for many years and shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. It’s one of Vancouver’s best parties on weekends, greatest live music venue weeknights and well worth the lineup any night of the week.