See the striking stage images captured by Cindy Lopez.
Johnson is in shock (ie. a good mood) as he lists the top synth-pop, psych, metal, punk, indie rock and outside-pop shows of the week — two of them are part of the Jazz Fest!
* Vernissage at Articule
* Montreal Audio Fest
* Street Photo at Studio Argentique
* Red Mass and Fet.Nat at Église St-Edouard
* Neo Nomads at Bain Mathieu
* GUAPA at Cabaret Berlin
The top gigs of week include some serious gems for lovers of rock, punk and metal.
The best of the annual fest PLUS the rest of the top gigs of the week.
* Brodesser Cup longboard hockey tournament
* Free Pop shows at Divan & Little Italy park
* Persistence of Vision at Film Pop
* Diamond Bones play Kathy & Kimy
* Chevalier Avant Garde album launch
* Killer Mike headlines the Vice/Pop party