PLUS all the great gigs happening in town this week.
* Phi Centre VR exhibit
* Richard Reed Parry at Die Pod Die
* Montreal Black Film Festival
* RBMA: Mind Bath, Shay Lia and friends play Le Balcon
* Kopfkino screens A League of Their Own at Bar le Ritz
* Palindrome pop-up at Bar Le Ritz
* Montreal Film Society screens Bergman’s Wild Strawberries
* Aqua and Prozzäk play MTelus
* Paul de Jong and Jennifer Cavanaugh play Sala Rosa
* MC5’s Wayne Kramer at Théâtre Corona
* Steve Earle and the Dukes at MTelus
* Idles and Bambara at Théâtre Fairmount
* SALES and Blue J at Bar Le Ritz
* Live music and DJs, sculpture, artisan market and food at Le bruit des arbres festival
* Food, drink, fashion and traditional music at the Ukrainian Festival
* Confabulation begins with “Awakenings” at the Phi Centre
* Let’s Eat Grandma with Boniface and Odette Hartman at Bar le Ritz
* Tour de Manège DJ collective at Maison 2109
* Homegrown.Union afterhours event with anabasine, Daura and others
* Drake and Migos at the Bell Centre
* Monolord and Death Wheelers at la Vitrola
* Peaches Lepage drag cabaret at Bar le Ritz
+ more music, film, art, theatre and comedy events.
Don’t fall into the festival hole or frosh hell — these are the best gigs in town this week(end).
The 16th edition of the Festival de musique émergente promises to be a special time in a special place.
We salute one of our favourite show promoters on their anniversary PLUS all the best gigs this week.
*Round table: Diversity in fashion and the world of the image at FMD
*Dog Day Afternoon screens at Bar le Ritz
*Le Milieu hosts diy tote bag workshop
*Aquarius Dreams play la Sotterenea with Patiohawk & Gentle Mystic
*Greg Santos launches his new poetry collection