Music fans know that it can sometimes be a challenge to find places to catch live bands in Vancouver. The bars and restaurants in the city that do specialize in live music often either charge a hefty cover or wait until the wee hours of the morning to bring bands on stage.
All of which is why a new music series in the heart of downtown Vancouver on Granville Street is such a find. Every Saturday afternoon, from 2 p.m.-7 p.m., New-Orleans’-style supper club Vancouver FanClub hosts Saturday Jams. I checked out the free event on a recent weekend and it was, well, music to my ears.
The FanClub opened about a year ago as a new project from the owners of the Yale, Vancouver’s venerable and now defunct blues music club. They’ve tried to recreate the look and feel of New Orleans music hall – and spared little expense doing it. Continue reading:
Free Live Music on Granville Street in Vancouver Every Saturday