Local album launches, metal beat-downs, punk rawk swagger, sublime psychonauts and slowcore crooners on local stages this week.
* Jeremy Price vernissage at Mainline Gallery
* Refugee fundraiser at Laïka
* Palestinian Perspectives at Cinémathèque québécoise
* Paper Beat Scissors play Casa del Popolo
* Car Seat Headrest play Bar le Ritz PDB
There’s a major “maximum rock ‘n’ soul” dance party happening this weekend PLUS the top Montreal shows of the week.
See it, hear it, believe it. These are the best heavy shows in Montreal over the next week.
Psych, metal, drone, punk, math-rock and weird pop gigs on local stages tonight through Sunday.
* Seedy Weekend at the Botanical Gardens
* Chocolate extravaganza at Bonsecours Market
* Owen Pallett with opener Jennifer Castle plays Laval
* Open Michelle at Comedy Nest with Women in Comedy Montreal
* Syngja plays Casa with openers Year of Glad, Holobody and Caro Diaro
* Robotis Personae vernissage at Eastern Bloc
* Frank & Oak one-year anniversary Windsor Social
* University of the Streets Café hosts a talk on The Ethics of Virtual Choice
* The Wiggle Room screens a pair of fun films from the 1950s
* James Irwin launches his new LP Unreal at la Sala Rossa
* Jef Barbara plays a rare DJ set at Datcha
Record launches, DJ nights, a music-scene roundtable, reliable punk rock and 21st century Brooklyn legends in Montreal this week.