Around Town: April 18-22, 2019

Here are some events and shows taking place in and around Montreal this long weekend from April 18-22, 2019. Keep up-to-date with the latest happenings in Montreal with Mornings Rock with Terry DiMonte, heard weekday mornings from 5:30-10am on CHOM 97.7 in Montreal, via the free iHeartRadio app or at 


K-Man & The 45s Listening Party
April 18, 2019 @ Foufounes Electriques (87 Ste. Catherine East)
5pm-7pm, Free

Rock and roll/ska band, K-Man & The 45s are celebrating the release of their latest album, "Stand With the Youth" with a free listening party this Thursday.

Deep Purple tribute
April 18, 2019 @ Club Soda (1225 St. Laurent)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, No cover or $10 for guaranteed entry (tickets here)

Purple in Rock pay tribute to Deep Purple. A ticket is needed for entry even if you choose the free option.

Neko Case
April 19, 2019 @ Corona Theatre (2490 Notre Dame West)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $44 (tickets here

You may recognize Neko Case as one of the vocals for indie rockers, The New Pornographers. She also works closely with country rock and rollers, The Sadies.

The Holds + The Space Wizards + Clerel
April 19, 2019 @ La Vitrola (4602 St. Laurent)
Doors 9pm, Show 10pm, $10

Blues, psych, and rock-inspired music will be the theme of the night with this bill featuring a local trifecta.

Emo Night Mtl: MySpace Wake
April 19, 2019 @ Foufounes Electriques (87 Ste. Catherine East)
10pm-3am, $5 (tickets here

Relive the era of dyed black hair, converse, and tight jeans at this emo-themed DJ night.

Pop Punk Emo Dance Night
April 19, 2019 @ Bar le Ritz PDB (179 Jean Talon West)
11pm-3am, $10 or free if your name is Jimmy (Eat World) or (Good) Charlotte

Warped Tour 2005 will be the driving inspiration behind this early 2000s DJ night featuring pop, punk, and emo music.

Montreal Record Convention
April 20, 2019 @ St-Enfant-Jesus Church (5035 St. Dominique)
8am-4pm, Free admission after 10am, $20 before 10am

Browse through a plethora of bins overflowing with records used and new, multiple genres, from numerous vendors and collectors. 

Satanic Surfers + Belvedere
April 20, 2019 @ Foufounes Electriques (87 Ste. Catherine East)
3pm + 7pm, $27-$30 (tickets sold out for 7pm, 3pm tickets here

Punk rock is the order of the day. Calgary's Belevedere and Sweden's Satanic Surfers invade Foufs for 2 shows this Saturday.

Iron Maiden + Judas Priest tributes
April 20, 2019 @ La P'tite Grenouille (3435 St. Laurent)
Doors 5pm, Show 8:30pm, $13.09-$19.06 (tickets here

Painkiller and Running Free pay tribute to Iron Maiden and Judas Priest.

Pink Floyd tribute
April 20, 2019 @ Club Soda (1225 St. Laurent)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, No cover or $10 for guaranteed entry (tickets here)

Echoes pays tribute to Pink Floyd. A ticket is needed for entry even if you choose the free option.

Tarantino Show with Grindhouse Collective
April 20, 2019 @ Verre Bouteille (2112 Mont Royal East)
Doors 8:30pm, Show 9:30pm, $12 (tickets here

Grindhouse Collective tip their hats to music featured in Quentin Tarantino films such as Pulp Fiction, Kill Bill, Reservoir Dogs, Django, and more.

Rewind Dance Night
April 20, 2019 @ Cabaret Berlin (1661 Ste. Catherine East)
9pm-3am, $6-$8

New wave, synthwave, post-punk, britpop, and alternative spanning the 80s, 90s, and early 2000s will be the soundtrack for this dance night.

What would Neil Young do?
April 22, 2019 @ Verre Bouteille (2112 Mont Royal Est)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $15 (tickets here

A group of local musicians pays tribute to Neil Young's vast career from Buffalo Springfield to Crazy Horse including Crosby, Stills, and Nash.


Salada Market
April 19-20, 2019 @ Salada Building (5430 Cote de Liesse, Mount Royal)
Fri. 4pm-11pm, Sat. noon-11pm, Free admission before 8pm

The vacant Salada building just west of Decarie and Highway 40 will be transformed into a pop up market with local merchants, artisans, and restaurateurs (including food trucks) on hand. Free parking at Royalmount and Royden, and a free shuttle will be available from De La Savane metro.

Listings for Around Town are compiled by Mornings Rock producer, Esteban Vargas. If you'd like to submit your event or have an event suggestion for consideration, e-mail

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