Mile End café Th3rd Wave is giving away a free plant to anyone who buys one of their beet-infused “super lattes” today. 5761 St-Laurent, 9 a.m.–7 p.m.
The Diving Bell Social Club hosts a cover band night entitled Dad Rock featuring eight groups as well as their house band playing “those old classics that your dad always claimed were ‘the real music’ while tapping his fingers on the steering wheel.” 3956 St-Laurent (3rd floor), 9 p.m., $10/$15 (free for dads)
Lido Pimienta’s electronic soundscapes, Afro-Colombian rhythms and otherworldly vocals will level la Sala Rossa as part of the Suoni per il Popolo festival tonight. Openers are locals Backxwash and Elena Stoodley. 4848 St-Laurent, 9 p.m., $20/$25
Beyoncé Dance Party, anyone? Super Taste is hosting this one at le Ritz, playing music by Queen Bee interspersed with some Destiny’s Child hits and (keeping it in the family) a few tracks by Solange and Jay-Z. 179 Jean-Talon W., 11 p.m., $10
This month’s edition of Moonshine features South African DJ Djlag Gqomking, ZUTZUT of Mexico and a handful of other local and international DJs. Secret Location, 11 p.m., $10/$20