Saturday, April 26

* Beast of the East roller derby tournament
* Dirty Dogs grand opening
* Elephant Stone, Pachyderm & Vacant Lots at Quai des Brumes
* Dirty Talk with Femminielli Noir & Chevalier Avant Garde
* Sideshow Extravaganza at Théâtre Ste-Catherine
* The Knife after-party at the SAT

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The Knife
Roller derby heads are to report to Arena St-Louis immediately. If you didn’t know about this weekend’s two-day Beast of the East tournament, WTF bros? 5633 St-Laurent, 8 a.m., last game at 8 p.m., $25 for the whole weekend, day ticket $15

Roving hot dog business Dirty Dogs celebrates the grand opening of their first physical location in the Plateau. 25 Mont-Royal E., 12 p.m. till late

The Montreal Psych Fest presents primo local tripsters Elephant Stone and Pachyderm with Burlington’s the Vacant Lots. Quai des Brumes (4481 St-Denis), 9 p.m., $8/$10

Dirty Talk, the recurring cold wave, techno, industrial, post-punk and leftfield disco night with the Visage Musique DJs (Brusque Twins and Dino Secondino) welcome local live acts Femminielli Noir, who are launching a new 12-inch called Malas Influencias, and Chevalier Avant Garde. Cabaret Playhouse (5656 Parc), p.m., $7

Théâtre Ste-Catherine hosts Sideshow Extravaganza, an evening of burlesque, music, freaky shit, a costume contest and more. 264 Ste-Catherine E., 10:30 p.m., $8

The Knife show at Metropolis is way sold out but whether you’re going or not, Blue Skies Turn Black is hosting the official after-party at the SAT, with music by Head Nodders, Driss Skali and Claire and visuals by JVLYN. 1201 St-Laurent, 11 p.m., $15
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