Thursday, June 21

*National Aboriginal Day celebrations in Old Port
*Tonstartssbandht plays Bar le Ritz
*LIP at Datcha withDJs Frog and Apportez Votre Vin
*Prince Daddy and the Hyena play l’Escogriffe with Golden Python and Joe Puck & the Wheaters

National Aboriginal Day Montreal 2017. Photo by Dan Isaac

National Aboriginal Day celebrations begin just before noon at the Old Port’s Clock Tower Pier with a tobacco ceremony, live music by Beatrice Deer and more (400 de la Commune E., 11:30 a.m.–2 p.m., free). Festivities continue at Verdun’s Parc Therrien where Native Montreal is organizing a BBQ manned by chef George Lenser as well as drumming, dancing and film screenings. Check here for menu and kids’ game details (3750 Gaétan-Laberge, 3–8 p.m.).

New York punk-rockers Prince Daddy and the Hyena play l’Escogriffe with local openers Golden Python and Joe Puck & the Wheaters. 4461 St-Denis, 9 p.m., $10

Former Mac Demarco guitarist Andy White and his brother Edwin bring Tonstartssbandht to Bar le Ritz PDB as part of their 10 Year Anniversary tour. 179 Jean-Talon, 9:30 p.m., $12/$15

This month’s edition of LGBT party LIP goes down at Datcha, with guest DJs Frog and Apportez Votre Vin joining event founder and resident DJ Frankie Teardrop. 98 Laurier W., 11 p.m., $5 before midnight


For more concert recommendations, consult our Music Listings  and see this week’s edition of Hammer of the Mods.