Friday, Aug. 15

* Ile Soniq
* Reggae Festival
* Vernissage at Rats9
* Collision Collective dance at Zone Homa
* Il Motore closing party
* LGBT shows & clubbing outside the Village

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Iggy Azalea. Photo by Cindy Lopez

Evenko’s new, two-day music festival Ile Soniq goes down rain or shine, so find some expendable footwear and brace yourself for body-rocking beats and booty-shaking rhymes by Tiësto, Adventure Club, Iggy Azalea and many more. Parc Jean-Drapeau, 1–11 p.m., $90/$145 for a 2-day pass

The three-day Reggae Festival in the Old Port begins today, with headliner Maxi Priest, Etana, C Block and more. Quays of the Old Port, 4 p.m., $21/$145 for 3-day pass

Queer identities in the Internet age is the theme of Tyler Graffam’s Identity Online, a collection of portraits at Rats9 that’s having its vernissage tonight. 372 Ste-Catherine W. #530, 5 p.m., free

Pop-up arts organization Zone Homa invites the interdisciplinary Collision Collective to present a set of contemporary dance performances and projections including “Fluides” and “Être à lacer.” 4200 Ontario E., 8 p.m., $15

Say goodbye to Il Motore at the Mile Ex venue’s last big party before the venue is renovated and re-named. DJs Noah Bick, Pascha Marrow, Brant Boshart, Cadence Weapon and Cult MTL columnist Johnson Cummins provide the soundtrack. 179 Jean-Talon W, 10 p.m., free

LGBT shows and clubbing outside the Village abound tonight, with Pervers/Cité copresenting Queer Ass Punk at Cabaret Playhouse (5656 Parc) and Fierté Montreal Pride hosting Cuir As F*ck at Atelier CMD (4000 Chateaubriand) and Hot Sauce at Russian Nightclub (390 St-Jacques W.). All 10 p.m.
Check out our complete listings for more club, stage and gallery events.