Lion d’Or proposes Mardi Gras in Montreal, inviting masked & costumed revellers to dance, drink and snack on Louisiana grub (served till 10 p.m.), with live music by Jazz Street Boys, Sweetcoeurs & Sweetcuivres, Sunny Duval and a DJ set by Boogat, plus a live broadcast of the carnival action in New Orleans. 1676 Ontario E., 7 p.m. till late, $10
The Under the Snow indie music festival begins tonight with jangly Austin/Brooklyn band Heavenly Beat and locals Foreign Diplomats at la Sala Rossa. See the festival’s full line-up here. 4848 St-Laurent, 9 p.m., $12
The Ladies & Gentlemen Comedy Show #34: The British Invasion features sets from Brad MacDonald, Karl Knox, Jacob Greco and Jason Yearow, as well as Tessa & Gina’s Philofish & more. Shäika Café (5526 Sherbrooke W.), 9 p.m., PWYC
DJ AK-80 is not your average ’80s DJ. Zero Phil Collins, guaranteed. 32 Beaubien E., 9 p.m., free
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