Wednesday, June 6

*25th Mondial de la Bière festival
*Backyard Sessions show with Adhoc, Claire Ridgely and Maestro Omayela
*Weinplatz night at Alexandraplatz bar
*Iris play Brasserie Beaubien with Aim Low and Still Kicking
*Dress to Kill Magazine hosts 10th anniversary party at Bar George

Alexandraplatz Bar

Mondial de la Bière festival  is back for it’s 25th year, bringing the best of the brewing industry to Palais des Congress for your tasting convenience. The festival runs until Friday and will also include workshops, conferences, and tasting tours. 201 Viger, 12 p.m.–11 p.m., free admission

You know it’s summer when seasonal Mile End bar Alexandraplatz opens up, and while they’ve actually been operating since May 9, their Weinplatz nights — natural-wine tasting events — will be attracting bigger crowds now that temperatures are up. 6731 Esplanade, 4 p.m.

Adhoc, Claire Ridgely and Maestro Omayela play an outdoor show at Cafe Blanc de Blanc as part of the Backyard Sessions summer music series. 248 Villeneuve, 7 p.m., $5–$10/PWYC

Toronto shoegaze band Iris play Brasserie Beaubien with locals Aim Low and Still Kicking. 73 Beaubien E., 9 p.m., $8

Local fashion mag Dress to Kill marks its 10th anniversary with a public party at Bar George promising a celeb-packed red carpet and music by Lost Heroes, Frigid and Hools. 1440 Drummond, 10 p.m., price unlisted