There’s a stacked deck of winning gigs in Montreal this week.
The top gigs of week include some serious gems for lovers of rock, punk and metal.
The best shows of the week, from all ages and punky reggae parties to Krautmas and F**k Christmas gigs.
Johnson’s favourite music dive is in birthday mode PLUS a Montreal band needs your help (chugging beers) and the top gigs of the week.
The bars and clubs are banging with punk rawk, nu metal, power pop and improv.
Assessing new records by Mudhoney and Ascetic PLUS a half-week’s worth of heavy shows and DJ nights, from Suuns and Metz to Ashtray Heart and Loma Prieta.
As the leaves start trembling and ready themselves to be torn asunder from their branches to slowdance to the ground in their demise…yeesh, did I just write that? Okay, I might’ve torn a page out of my grade school journal there so, uh, let me have another crack at an intro. When the Main once again gets carpeted in Technicolor two-dollar chow mein/PBR puke, you don’t need a calendar to know that school is dangerously close to being in session.