PLUS local bands launch EPs, return from five weeks in the Canadian wilderness & party with a onetime child-star of punk rock.
* Wendy’s Revenge lecture-performance by Walter Scott
* Tracking or Toward the Discovery of Our World or Untitled vernissage at Articule
* New theatre company Playshed presents Cock at the MAI
* The Sheepdogs play the Corona
* The Holds EP launch at O Patro Vys
* Automelodi plays Casa del Popolo
Two local bands are launching EPs, one of Canada’s best live bands ever is playing and more punk, psych, power pop & synth gigs to get to.
* Australian trans drama 52 Tuesdays at Cinéma du Parc
* Dr. Sketchy Montreal drawing session at Fringe Park
* Monk.E and Boogat play free outdoor FrancoFolies shows
* Zola Jesus plays la Sala Rossa
* Beat Cops album launch at Turbo Haus
Johnson’s concert picks for the week feat. the Suoni per il Popolo festival, Montreal bands launching records and more important gigs to pummel your eardrums with.
The top 13 metal, rawk and post-punk shows this week PLUS another big Saturday for vinyl lovers.
* See Soviet hockey doc Red Army at Cinema Excentris
* Canada, Public Schooling and Institutional Racism lecture/discussion
* Montreal bands Heat, Beat Cops and Child Actor play Casa del Popolo
* DJs Tazz B2B Chicaiza and Oculist at Salon Daomé
If you’re like me, you’ll soon be tripping balls in sub-zero conditions. Here are the top picks for heavy events this week — extra heavy on Nuit Blanche (Saturday).
Your participation at shows (and at the merch tables) is just as important as the promoters and bands themselves. These events are definitely worthy of your patronage.
Hardcore legends, thrash vets, local LP launches, M for Montreal, doomy metal obliteration (with godspeed!) & more Montreal gigs to destroy your ears and guts.