Cool local bands are launching records, ’90s rock legends are coming to town, the best living soul singer plays Mile End & more.
Watch cult classic Dazed and Confused outside and on the big screen at Film POP’s annual Bike-In fundraiser. Wiley Wiggins (Mitch Kramer) will be on hand to answer your burning questions.
Join Film POP’s Bike-In by taking a Saturday afternoon bike ride to the Terrasse St-Ambroise (5080 St-Ambroise) on the Lachine Canal, where a program of vintage classroom films will unfurl at 4:30 p.m., free.
Show off your beeramid-making skills at a roller derby double-header featuring Montreal’s New Skids on the Block vs. Skate Free or Die (NH). 5633 St-Dominique, 6 p.m., $10 advance/$15 door
Local stand-up Mike Ward talks dirty to you with his “Pedophile Jokes and Death Threats” set, followed by Monstres Palace en francais and the Anglos vs. Francos comedy battle. Katacombes (1635 St-Laurent), 7 p.m., $17.55
For the benefit of InstruMontreal, which donates used instruments and music gear to kids in need, Hear This hosts live sets by les Monstres Terribles, Sean Foster & the Vaqueros and Hypocrites. La Sala Rossa (4848 St-Laurent), 8 p.m., $10 (or free with an instrument donation)
Dance away your summertime blues with the Mod Club crew: DJs Parkapat, Lee Modern and Papa Bill’s 45s. Blizzarts (3956ASt-Laurent), 10 p.m., free before midnight
It’s opening night at Théâtre de Verdure (Lafontaine Park),