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To-Do List: Weekend

Concerts by Nick Cave & Warren Ellis, Low and les Cowboys Fringants, the OK LÀ music festival, a punk rock flea market and more.

Friday, April 1

Southwest Montreal pub l’Annexe St-Ambroise hosts its second consecutive Oyster Night, which coincides with the pub’s Quebec microbrew event. 5080 St-Ambroise, doors 4–11 p.m., oysters available 6–9 p.m. (while supplies last)
Oyster Night and Quebec microbrew week at l’Annexe St-Ambroise.

The OK LÀ festival of experimental music in Verdun begins today and runs through Sunday, featuring renowned local acts such as Sam Shalabi and Stephen O’Malley (performing at PHI Centre) as well as Sonic Youth’s Lee Ranaldo.

Experimental music on the menu at OK LÀ.

Saturday, April 2

Americans legends of downtempo indie rock Low play an all ages show at Théâtre Fairmount with openers Divide and Dissolve. 5240 Fairmount, doors 7 p.m., show 8 p.m., $27.89

The mighy Low play Fairmount.

Les Cowboys Fringants reassemble to play a big show at the Bell Centre on Saturday, with openers le Vent du nord. 1909 Avenue des Canadiens de Montréal, 8 p.m., $49–$67

Les Cowboys Fringants play the Bell Centre.

Sunday, April 3

Australian music legend Nick Cave and his longtime collaborator Warren Ellis are in Montreal for a pair of shows at Place des Arts this weekend, and while Saturday’s show is sold out, tickets remain for Sunday. 375 Ste-Catherine W., doors 7:15 p.m., show 8 p.m., $51.80–$174.51

Nick Cave and Warren Ellis play Place des Arts this weekend.

Foufounes Electriques will be the site of the Punk Rock Flea Market and Loser Jamboree. Expect vendors selling clothing, posters, pins, patches, vinyl and skateboards, with drinks and coffee available onsite and, of course, a punk rock soundtrack. 87 Ste-Catherine E., 11 a.m.–5 p.m., free entry

The Punk Rock Flea Market and Loser Jamboree is happening at the legendary Foufounes Electriques.

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