Friday, July 31

* Osheaga & its afterparties
* ANL Records at Marché des Possibles
* Mutek hosts a full moon party at Village au Pied-du-Courant
* Do My Ladies Run This? at Shäika Café
* Johnson Cummins DJs at Turbo Haus
* Zoofest presents Marty Topps at Théâtre Sainte Catherine

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Young Fathers
Today is the first day of Osheaga, and our music team will be out in full force so make sure to follow our Twitter and Instagram feeds (both @cultmtl) for real-time coverage. Even if you’re not heading to Parc Jean-Drapeau (the event is now sold out), there are several official Osheaga afterparties happening in town (check our listings), including one featuring Scottish rap trio (and winners of the 2014 Mercury Prize) Young Fathers with our own DJ Shash’U at the Phi Centre. 407 St-Pierre, 11 p.m., $21.25

Osheaga’s not the only festive outdoor music activity going down today. You can also check out Mile End’s Marché des Possibles, featuring artists from the Art Not Love label — including its cofounder Hua Li, who headlines with a set at  9:30 p.m. — plus DJ Noah Bick, POP Montreal and Fitz & Folwell’s “trip out”  and food trucks (Friday is Marché’s casse-croute day) and artisans selling their goods. 5635 St-Dominique, 4:30 p.m.–11 p.m.

There’s even more outdoor music and entertainment to be had at Village au Pied-du-Courant’s full moon party hosted by Mutek with DJs Vincent Lemieux, Patti Schmidt and Racine, with food trucks and on-site art exhibitions by Christian Corvellec and Jacques Bellavance. 2100 Notre-Dame E., 5 p.m.–midnight, free

A night of performances at Shäika Café called Do My Ladies Run This? doubles as a fundraiser for youth services organization J2K and features Ms. Holmes, Strange Froots, Ali Levey and more. 5526 Sherbrooke W., 6 p.m., $10 suggested donation

Cult MTL’s own heaviosity columnist Johnson Cummins will be on decks at Turbo Haus, spinning old school hip hop, funk and soul. 5011 Notre-Dame W., 9 p.m., free

Comedic keytar player Marty Topps returns to Théâtre Sainte Catherine for a stint at Zoofest after picking up ‘Best of the Fest’ nominations in both Montreal and Toronto Sketchfests earlier this year for his repertoire of lovelorn win-her-back songs even more hilarious than Robin Thicke’s. Special guest openers Jess Salomon, Jacob Greco and Ladies & Gentlemen. 264 Ste-Catherine E., 11:30 p.m., $24.13
For vernissages and other art parties and events — plus comprehensive gallery and museum listings — see Art This Week here.

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