Our punk/rawk/metal/noise/weird-pop columnist’s weekly heaviosity heat map.
The Toronto service launches in Montreal with a POP Montreal-co-produced party and benefit show for the Mile End Mission.
Locals and their cross-border counterparts will play the small-town Vermont music and culture fest Waking Windows.
Say goodbye to Netflix — local heaviosity will crush you and the kings of punk and godfathers of metal are coming to town.
* 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
The top rock, punk, metal and weird pop shows of the week, from NYC legends to the heaviest band in Canada.
* Poetry publisher/blog Metatron launches its spring catalogue
* BBAM! Gallery screens Billie Holiday biopic Lady Sings the Blues
* “Master of the dirty joke” Big Jay Oakerson plays two shows at Théâtre Sainte Catherine
* MTL Psych Fest pres. UUBBUURRUU, Birds of Paradise, Trepanated Heads at l’Escogriffe
* Orkestar Kriminal launches Tummel at Divan Orange
* Face-T launches EP1 with Poirier & Riddim Wise at le Belmont
Psych, metal, drone, punk, math-rock and weird pop gigs on local stages tonight through Sunday.
There’ll be a little M for Magic in the bars and clubs this week as M for Montreal takes over. Here are our picks for the best of the fest.
* Sleepless Nights Stories at the PHI Centre
* Cinema Politica screen Bhopali
* Flatbush Zombies at Cabaret Underworld
* Psych Fest at L’Escogriffe
* Le Couleur & le Matos free show
* Salon Officiel’s Please Me