To-Do List: May 16

Night Lovell and Tomberlin in concert, Primus pay tribute to Rush, (the other) Anita Anand launches a book and more.

Local author Anita Anand (not to be confused with the Defence Minister of the same name) launches her debut novel A Convergence of Solitudes at De Stiil Books tonight, in conversation with Michael Belcher, in person and via livestream. 351 Duluth E., 6–8 p.m.

(The other) Anita Anand launches A Convergence of Solitudes

Brooklyn-based, Kentucky-raised singer-songwriter Tomberlin brings her 21st century folk sounds to Montreal, performing at Bar le Ritz PDB with opener Jana Horn. 179 Jean-Talon W., doors 7 p.m., show 8 p.m., $26.87
Tomberlin plays Bar le Ritz PDB

Austin-based Toronto dudes Black Pistol Fire are also in Montreal tonight, playing Théâtre Fairmount with openers Family Man. 5240 Parc, doors 7 p.m., show 8 p.m., $34.43, all ages

Black Pistol Fire play Théâtre Fairmount

Primus bring their A Tribute to Kings tour to Montreal, paying homage to Rush (specifically their album A Farewell to Kings) at l’Olympia with support from Black Mountain. 1004 Ste-Catherine E., doors 6 p.m., show 8 p.m., $76.50

Primus pay tribute to Rush

Originally scheduled for March 20, 2020, Ottawa rapper Night Lovell finally plays Montreal tonight, bringing atmospheric “cloud rap” stylings to the stage at Théâtre Corona with opener Shakewell. 2490 Notre-Dame W., doors 7 p.m., show 8 p.m., $27
Night Lovell plays Corona, two years later

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