Choreographer Helen Simard on Idiot, a show inspired by the granddaddy of punk rock.
The Swans band member, multi-instrumentalist and writer is playing his first ever show as a solo artist in Montreal this weekend.
* Montréal en Lumière begins. Free cheese!
* MTL ZOO vernissage, feat. work by two dozen Montreal artists
* Swans play le National
* Underground Comedy Railroad at Comedyworks
* #Bootyism DJ night, Chinese New Year edition, at Korova
* POMPe LGBT dance party at Katacombes
* Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon at Cinéma du Parc
* Dr. Sketchy’s presents Sheath starring Lady Josephine
* Swans play Le National
* The tUnE-yArDs play La Tulipe
* LE1F, Roberto Piqueras and Booty Bakery at the Phi Centre
And loads more shows you need to see over the next six days.
Concert recommendations for the week + two shows happening next month that you won’t want to miss.
New videos by a peppy NYC pop band, zoned out rappers from Brooklyn & a rising U.K. star who cancelled his Montreal show to play SNL tonight + more new music to see and hear.
Sounding off on 2012’s (totally subjective) #1 story in local anglo media, and singing the praises of last year’s best band. PLUS quality over quantity on the concert calendar in the second week of 2013. Get your heavy here.
Our critics present their year-end Top 10 Albums lists.
Halloween gigs, spiritual ascension with Swans, the sixth annual A Varning From Montreal festival and more righteous heaviosity this week…