Saturday, June 27

* The Great Montreal Ribfest
* Gulfer record launch with seven openers at Turbo Haus
* Illa J DJs at Maison Sociale
* Group graff show Neuf Is Enough at le Sino
* Riot Grrrl Band-Off at Bar le Ritz PDB
* Body Meta International Discotheque party at Casa del Popolo

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The Great Montreal Ribfest begins its five-day smoke-off in the Old Port. Jacques Cartier Pier, 11 a.m.11 p.m., free entry

Montreal math rock band Gulfer launch their new record What Gives? with a whopping seven openers at this early Turbo Haus show. See our interview with the band here. 5011 Notre-Dame W., doors open at 5 p.m., $10/$13

Illa J DJs at Maison Sociale tonight, ahead of the Jazz Fest show he’ll be playing on Tuesday, with a full band. (And if you can’t make it, the set streams live on Green Room Radio. 5386 St-Laurent, 8 p.m.

Nine Montreal graff and street artists gather for a vernissage tonight at le Sino paint supply shop for a group show called Neuf Is Enough, including work by Mural Fest 2015 artists Monk.E and Astro, plus Stare, Jaber, Fone, skate ambassador Spoon-B and more. 2817 Ontario E., 8 p.m., free

The first of two Riot Grrrl Band-Off shows is happening at Bar le Ritz, with your favourite girls-to-the-front rock tunes played by bands that form especially for this annual one-off cover show fundraiser for Rock Camp for Girls. 179 Jean-Talon W., 9 p.m., $10 ($15 also gets you into next Saturday’s second round)

The Body Meta International Discotheque night returns to Casa, with resident DJs Dimitri and Nico Sé playing everything from West African funk to South American cumbia to Caribbean disco. 4873 St-Laurent, 9:30 p.m., free
For a thorough rundown of vernissages and other art events, plus full gallery and museum listings, see Art This Week, here.

For punk, metal, noise and drone show recommendations, see Hammer of the Mods, here.

For rap show and party recommendations, see The Shine, here.

Check out our complete listings for more concert, nightclub, theatre, comedy and art events.