A killer ex-pat duo, ’90s hardcore heroes and one of our city’s best (but criminally unsung) bands.
An all-star crew will play the record live on Friday PLUS the rest of the best gigs of the week.
PLUS tomorrow is a big day for vinyl nerds.
PLUS titans of minimal synth, devastating heaviosity and one of Johnson’s all-time favourite bands.
* MC5’s Wayne Kramer at Théâtre Corona
* Steve Earle and the Dukes at MTelus
* Idles and Bambara at Théâtre Fairmount
* SALES and Blue J at Bar Le Ritz
*Fierté Montréal Pride begins today
*CCA’s visiting scholar public lecture series
*Under Pressure annual graffiti festival
*The History of Sexuality production opening night
*Pre-îleSoniq electronic fest events
Highlights of ’77 Montreal, the return of the mighty Heavy Montreal and more sick gigs this week.
*Fleet Foxes play Théâtre Corona
*Guru presents Music Academy Vol. 3
*David Cross at Just for Laughs
*Call Me by Your Name screens in Dante Park
*Fringe Fest kicks off with the annual Fringe-for-all show
*The Decemberists play Theatre Corona
*OFFTA live art festival continues this week
*QWAM at Brasserie Beaubien
*UUBBUURRUU and Population II play l’Escogriffe
One of Johnson’s favourite live bands ever is playing this week, along with hardcore legends, locals launching records & more.