PLUS local bands launch EPs, return from five weeks in the Canadian wilderness & party with a onetime child-star of punk rock.
Metal warriors, check out this heavy music meet-up of epic proportions PLUS more sick shows in the week to come.
* Another Politics Book Launch at Concordia
* Vernissage at Galerie Bernard for artist Margit Hideg
* Dramatic readings at Playwrights’ Workshop
* Piano magic at The Waverly
* Sheer Agony with openers Quaker Parents and Real Life at Brasserie Beaubien
* New rock DJ Night + video launch at TRH Bar with Kapuano Records
Johnson’s top eight shows of the week — most of them heavy as fuck — including what could very well be the best metal show of the year.
Fuck Christmas, Yuletide Deathfest and more rawk, punk and metal to get merry to.
* A guided tour of the MAC’s Biennale exhibit by curator Mark Lanctôt
* Beaux Dégâts art battle/party at Foufs
* The Cinémathèque Québécoise screens a restored print of Don’t Look Now (1973)
* Peace Park skateboarding legalization party & video launch at TRH-Bar
Record launches, DJ nights, a music-scene roundtable, reliable punk rock and 21st century Brooklyn legends in Montreal this week.
* Lunch Beat with DJ Rilly Guilty at Place des Festivals
* TRH-Bar terrasse opening BBQ & hip hop bash
* Lousy Miracles at Espace Pop
* The Ladies & Gentlemen Comedy Show at Shäika Café
* Bun B., Thugli, & more at Cabaret Underworld
* Mark Lavorato launch at D&Q
* Three Night Stand premieres at Cinéma du Parc
* A Touch of Sin at the PHI Centre
* Kaleidoscopes at TRH Bar
* Destroyer play Il Motore with Camp
* High Klassified, RYAN Playground and Jay London at Apt. 200
* Cult MTL on CKUT
* Golden Globe nominees at the Dollar Cinema
* Beat Nation at the MAC
* Xmas eve restaurant picks
* TRH-Bar Xmas party