Wednesday, July 4

*Make America Human Again: A 4th of July Fundraiser at le Ritz
*The Body at la Vitrola with Big|Brave, Lingua Ignota and Girl Circles
*Jazz Fest Day 8
*TLC Wednesday at Datcha with Honeydrip and Jerico

Random Recipe. Photo by Iroz Gaizka

For a different take on July 4th festivities, check out Make America Human Again: A 4th of July Fundraiser with live music, comedy and dancing at Bar le Ritz. The line-up includes Nancy Webb, Tranna Wintour, Iain MacNeil and Employees of the Year, among others. All funds raised will go to the Texas-based NGO RAICES, which supports migrant families being separated at the southern border. 179 Jean Talon W., 9 p.m., PWYC (donation)

The Body bring their reputation for intense live performance to la Vitrola tonight with Big|Brave, Lingua Ignota and Girl Circles. 4602 St-Laurent,  9 p.m., $12/$15

Tonight at the Jazz Fest, check out local hip hop/indie pop act Random Recipe‘s Block Party at Club Soda (1225 St-Laurent 9 p.m., free) with opener Hua Li, DJs Foxtrott and Ryan Playground and guests including Sarahmée and Giselle Numba One, Tuareg/Niger guitarist and singer Bombino (305 Ste-Catherine W., 10 p.m., $36/$40 tax in) and/or local electro-soul/hip hop band Busty and the Bass at MTelus’s M2 space (59 Ste-Catherine E., 11:59 p.m., free).

TLC Wednesday at Datcha is a night of R&B, hip hop, dancehall and more running all summer long, and this week’s edition features local DJs Honeydrip and Jerico. 98 Laurier W., 10 p.m., price unlisted


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