Tuesday, Aug. 23

* Live Nina Simone tribute
* Prophets of Rage live
* Brunch Club stand-up comedy season opener
* Po Lazarus live
* Screening of Montreal film The Saver
* Arthouse dance party with MightyKat & Ohm Hourani

Prophets of Rage

Prophets of Rage

Plateau cocktail/snack bar Mayfair hosts a Nina Simone tribute as part of their weekly jazz night, with their Tuesday house band playing the songs of the great American music legend. 451 Rachel E., 5 p.m.3 a.m. (kitchen open till 11 p.m.), free entry

Prophets of Rage is a sonic force to be reckoned with, featuring members of Cypress Hill and Rage Against the Machine in a band led by Public Enemy’s Chuck D. Tonight they’re bringing their “Make America Rage Again” tour to the Bell Centre with openers AWOLNATION. (See our report on one of the supergroup’s first shows, from June 2016, here.) 1909 Avenue des Canadiens de Montréal, 7 p.m., $30.85–$83.50

Get a taste of local stand-up comedy talent at the Brunch Club’s season opener, the Having Fun and Being Friends Awards — a celebration of the best of the previous year’s antics and a preview of the comedy weekly’s third season, hosted by Steve Patrick Adams and featuring headliner Chris Betts plus Tranna Wintour, Travis Cannon, Nancy Webb and more. Casa del Popolo (4873 St-Laurent), 8 p.m., free

Head to Bad Lunch in the southwest for a show featuring bluesy local rockers Po Lazarus with ’70s-inspired psych pop from Toronto’s Father Christmas plus Montreal’s Lilouette. Secret location, 9 p.m., $7/PWYC

As part of NDG Arts Week, Wiebke Von Carolsfeld’s 2016 film The Saver will be screened in NDG Park — see our review of the film here. Sherbrooke & Girouard, 8:30 p.m., free

Looking for a Tuesday night dance party? Check out Salon Daomé’s Arthouse night, with MightyKat and Ohm Hourani. 141 Mont-Royal E., 10 p.m., free with Facebook join/RSVP, price unlisted

See our Event Listings for more concert, nightlife, theatre, comedy and community event options. See our Art Listings here.