Friday, Jan. 13

* Jacinthe Loranger vernissage
* Attawapiskat Guitar Drive & Fundraiser
* Urockaoke live-band karaoke
* Lee Ranaldo and Steve Gunn live
* Le Tassel d’Or vaudeville extravaganza
* The Future Is Female comedy show

Jacinthe Loranger
Art by Jacinthe Loranger

The Belgo building’s Galerie B-312 hosts a vernissage for a new Armageddon-themed exhibition by local multidisciplinary artist Jacinthe Loranger, featuring paintings, silk-screens, papier-mâché sculptures and more, with tongue-in-cheek references to the spectre of death on the periphery of everyday life. 372 Ste-Catherine W. #312, 5:30–8 p.m., free

Eleven Montreal bands will play short sets at the Attawapiskat Guitar Drive & Fundraiser, an event that aims to collect instruments and raise money for the Ontario First Nation. See the full band line-up and more details here. La Sala Rossa (4848 St-Laurent), 8 p.m., $10 suggested donation

It’s not your typical karaoke night at Turbo Haüs. Tonight’s edition of Urockaoke is a chance for you to belt out your favourite tunes backed by a live band, with a repertoire of over 300 songs at your disposal. 5011 Notre-Dame W., 9 p.m., $10

Composer/guitarist Lee Ranaldo (of Sonic Youth fame) plays a show at Phi Centre with Steve Gunn (a solo artist, guitar slinger and alumnus of Kurt Vile’s band) and opener Meg Baird. 407 St-Pierre, 9 p.m., $16/$20

The fourth edition of two-night vaudeville extravaganza le Tassel d’Or begins tonight at Cabaret Lion d’Or, featuring live music, comedy, burlesque and more. See the complete talent line-up here. 1676 Ontario E., 9 p.m., $25/$55 VIP

Toronto comedian Natalie Norman of The Crimson Wave podcast is in Montreal to host The Future Is Female, a stand-up comedy night at Psychic City with a line-up of all-female identified performers that also includes Tranna Wintour, Emma Wilkie, DJ Mausner and Nour Hadidi. The 7:30 p.m. show is already sold out, but if you move fast you can still nab a spot at the second, 10 p.m. show which was added by popular demand. Secret location, 10 p.m., $12

For more concert recommendations for tonight through next week, see our column Hammer of the Mods.

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