J Dilla – Tribute party tonight at Inspecteur Épingle
The Music Is My Sanctuary edition of outdoor dance party / skating / curling / drinking / eating weekender Hivernale promises music by primo local DJs Lexis and Poirier and cuisine from Srinagar, India care of Cook Caravan’s Jennifer Zachanowich. Olympic Park Esplanade, 4115 Pierre-de-Coubetin, 5–11 p.m., free entry
Anarcho-punk band Dethfox (feat. guys you may know from Inepsy) launch their a seven-inch single with support from local hardcore acts Bearmace and Drip (ex-Naughty Girls). Casa del Popolo, 4873 St-Laurent, 9:30 p.m., $5 or $10 w/ Dethfox 7″
Montreal Loves Dilla pays respect to the legendary hip hop producer (1974–2006) with a party hosted by his brother Illa J, with DJ Ephiks, Dr. MaD, DJ Manzo, Sev Dee and Toast Dawg. See our interview with Illa J and Sev Dee here. Inspecteur Epingle (4051 St-Hubert), 10 p.m., free before midnight/$5
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