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Live Music

Live Music Spots

It seems like every pub, restaurant, park or porch is a potential music festival waiting to happen. Come and enjoy our rich music diversity, in Belleville the show must go on!

Melanie Hilmi Playing guitar and singing


Located in the heart of downtown Belleville, Capers offers exceptional local cuisine, a large wine selection, the region’s best craft beer and some of Ontario’s best folk, blues, and acoustic bands – live every Saturday night. The comfortable atmosphere provides the perfect setting to meet friends, have a drink, enjoy some great music and even better conversations.

Dugout Grill

Their amazing crew continually goes above and beyond to make your experience great! Known for providing great service, using fresh local meat, providing a fun venue to enjoy live entertainment and pouring a full glass of wine! Enjoy meeting some locals, indulging in some fresh pub cuisine and being entertained by local talent.

Empire Theatre

The Empire Theatre & Centre for Performing Arts is a 700 seat state-of-the-art theatre in downtown Belleville. Top national and international acts consistently make stops here. Some of the top names in music and more have performed on The Empire stage. Located adjacent to the theatre is the outdoor venue Empire Square Live which plays host to the Annual Empire Rockfest, bringing together the best of rock music each July.

Street Performers playing instruments and singing

Focus Coffee Bar

Live music during the lunch hour? Yes please! Focus Coffee Bar has you covered with an espresso bar, variety of gourmet salads and sandwiches, cozy fireplace and friendly smiles. Acoustic music, coffee, and fresh food is a perfect mid day break.

Pinnacle Playhouse

The Pinnacle Playhouse located in the heart of downtown Belleville has been the home of the Belleville Theatre Guild since 1969. Performing 5 annual shows here including one-act plays and musicals, the playhouse is the perfect location for community theatre. The Pinnacle Playhouse is also home to Night Kitchen Too, a monthly local acoustic variety show.

Piper Arms Pub

The Piper Arms delivers traditional restaurant comfort food, neighbourhood pub favourites and traditional British fare. A favourite hotspot for locals with 21 beers on tap to satisfy your thirst and live music every Saturday night. A traditional pub style venue that will welcome you with open arms and give you a wide variety of musical genres.

Live band at Signal Brewery

Signal Brewing Co.

Belleville’s newest brewery is located in the historic Corbyville distillery district and features a huge outdoor patio overlooking the beautiful Moira River. Along with brewing top of the line beers, they also play host to local, national and international musicians of all genres, along with a variety of other events and entertainment all year long. Rock, Jazz, Folk, Blues or a 90’s Dance Party, Signal is craft beer, music and dancing blended perfectly.

The Beaufort Pub

This British style pub provides a warm cozy atmosphere with traditional pub and British fare, large selection of import and local brews and live music on Saturday afternoons and evenings. If you love a good old traditional British pub, cold beer and great local music, than this is the place for you.

The Belleville Club

The Belleville Club makes a historic, 19th Century, brick building on the corner of Bridge and Pinnacle its home. It boasts a winding staircase entry, and two floors of dining and meeting rooms. This is where you can expect to see some amazing local and not so local acts. Whether it is a top notch blues act or a local favourite, this is the environment to unwind in.

Liver performer playing guitar and singing

The Boathouse

Located on the beautiful Victoria Harbour downtown Belleville, The Boathouse Seafood Restaurant offers a waterfront patio with boat docking and features live music every Saturday night. On a beautiful summer day whats better than a waterfront patio, fresh seafood and live music?

The Pier

Meyers Pier Patio and BBQ is open seasonally with live music to enjoy during the weekend. Located as close to the Bay of Quinte as you can get without being on a boat. This picturesque patio is perfect for enjoying a cold drink with friends, fresh lake breezes and live music.

The Red Lion Pub

Sip a glass of beer or wine on the patio, watch the game on the big screen or relax by the fireplace. Located in beautiful downtown Belleville with a beautiful patio overlooking the Moira River. Live entertainment can be enjoyed Friday nights. Family owned, friendly staff and great daily specials.

Large Concert - Ariel view of crowd