PLUS A very cool festival announcement, a righteous 20th anniversary gig and the return of Ian Blurton.
* MAC Nocturne
* Concordia Greenhouse introduction to horticulture
* Uniqlo pop-up
* 90s video dance party at Theatre Sainte Catherine
* Mountain Dust at Turbo Haüs
* Brodinski at Newspeak
* Homegrown Harvest: Ciel
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 local band slayed at the launch of their new album Nine Years.
* Graphic novelist Craig Thompson at Drawn & Quarterly
* Howl! and Cinema Politica screen Art War
* Open Michelle women stand-up night at Comedy Nest
* Bar le Ritz PDB screens Dario Argento’s Tenebre with a live score
* Here We Go Magic plays Divan Orange
* Kinski plays Turbo Haus
Montreal Psych Fest, Component One industrial/noise fest, Wings of Metal & the POP behemoth right around the corner.
* Oscar flicks at Cinéma du Parc
* Notre Montréal pub night at Ye Olde Orchard Pub
* Andrew Johnston and the Hurricane at Bistro de Paris
* Dead Meadow play Petit Campus
Where to go for your fix of twang & croon, drone & doom, panoramic post-rock, stoner sounds, instru-metal and garage punk over the next six days.