Saturday, Aug. 29

* NDG Arts Week art walk, concert and BBQ
* Alexandraplatz’s night market with DJs Tamika, the One Tash & Scott C
* Passovah Festival afternoon show at Résonance and 4 show options at night
* Sud-West party w/ DJs Ghostbeard, Poirier & Face-T at Village au Pied-du-Courant
* Cross-Canada punks Public Animal, Napalmpom and Beat Cops play Turbo Haus
* The Sound of Tomorrow party w/ California & MTL DJs at Newspeak

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Sud West

Poirier at Sud West, Jazz Fest 2013 edition


Take part in NDG Arts Week with an art walk with concerts and a BBQ in the open air Alley Cat Gallery, with performances from Considering the Circumstances, Hayes Kali Thurton, Patrick Hutchinson and more. Alley next to 5711 Sherbrooke W., 12–6 p.m., free

It’s the penultimate edition of Alexandraplatz’s Marché de nuit this season, with local artist vendors bringing a festive atmosphere to Mile Ex, while DJs Tamika, the One Tash & Moonstar and Scott C (The Goods) keep things bouncing on the turntables. Food trucks on site. 6731 Esplanade, 2–11 p.m., free

Passovah hosts an afternoon show at Résonance with singer-songwriter and violinist Ari Swan with Out of Sight of Land and Pink Crush (5175A Parc, 4 p.m., PWYC) before the night program presents a dilemma, with four pretty solid show options to choose from. See them all here, and get a feel for the music here.

DJs Ghostbeard and Poirier bring their Sud West party to the East End, playing their reggae/dancehall selections at Village au Pied-du-Courant, with special guest Face-T. Bring cash for food trucks and bars. 2100 Notre-Dame E., 5–11 p.m., free

Out at punk HQ Turbo Haus in St-Henri, Montreal band Beat Cops open for Calgary’s Public Animal and Toronto’s Napalmpom. 5011 Notre-Dame W., 9 p.m., $10

If you’re seeking beats to shuffle and nod to, Soulection, les Samourais des Jungles Urbaines and Moto Made bring you The Sound of Tomorrow at Newspeak, with California boys Joe Kay, Abjo and Lakim alongside Montrealers Da-P and Noo-bap. 1403 Ste-Elisabeth, 10 p.m., $10 presale


See more rap show & party recommendations in The Shine, here

For a rundown of vernissages and other art events, plus comprehensive gallery and museum listings, see Art This Week, here