Around Town: April 6-8, 2018

Here are some events and shows taking place in and around Montreal this weekend from April 6-8, 2018. 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


The Jim Cuddy Band
April 6 + 7, 2018 @ Corona Theatre (2490 Notre Dame West)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $61.50 (tickets HERE)

Blue Rodeo's Jim Cuddy plays 2 nights at the Corona Theatre as part of his cross-Canada "Constellation Tour" with Barney Bentall, Devin Cuddy, Sam Polley.

Southern Soul and Rock 'n Roll Revue
April 6, 2018 @ Club Soda (1225 St. Laurent)
Doors 6:30pm, Show 7:30pm, $62-$71 (tickets HERE)

A salute to classic Southern rock artists and their music featuring Jonas, Corey Diabo, Howard Bilerman's Hotel2Tango All-Stars, our very own Bilal Butt, and more!

The Musical Box
April 6, 2018 @ Theatre Lionel Groulx (100 rue Duquet, Ste. Therese)
8pm, $51 (tickets HERE)

One of the few Genesis tribute bands to receive permission from the original band to play their music, catch The Musical Box in Ste. Therese.

The Jailhouse Rock Cafe Reunion / Posters, Pic, and Story Party
April 7, 2018 @ McKibbin's Irish Pub Downtown (1426 Bishop)

Former owner and booker of Montreal's now-defunct Jailhouse Rock Cafe, Domenic Castelli, is throwing a reunion this Saturday at McKibbin's Irish Pub Downtown in the hopes of collecting stories, posters, and pictures that will be put together in a book celebrating the legendary Montreal venue that became a hotspot through the 1990s and closed in 2002. Jesse Radz will be providing live music for this 5 à 7.

Altered by Mom + Florda Well + Mouth Breather
April 7, 2018 @ Casa del Popolo (4873 St. Laurent)
Doors 9pm, Show 9:30pm, $8-$10 (tickets HERE)

Our newest member of the CHOM family, Gina K, takes to the stage this Saturday night with her band, Altered by Mom.

Action Jeunesse de l’Ouest de L’Ile Talent Show
April 7, 2018 @ Theatre Beaubois (4901 du College Beaubois, Pierrefonds)
Doors 6:45pm, Show 7:30pm, $25 (tickets HERE)

Action Jeunesse de l’Ouest de L’Ile (AJOI) is throwing their 6th talent show in support of at-risk youth of the West Island. This year the theme will be music from the 1970s and will feature a performance by Pierrefonds-Roxboro mayor, Jim Beis.

Pop 80 Dance Night
April 7, 2018 @ La Tulipe (4530 Papineau)
10pm-3am, $8

Dance the night away to some of the biggest hits of the 80s at this weekly 80s-themed dance night! 

La série des grands maîtres: R.E.M. Tribute Show
April 8, 2018 @ Verre Bouteille (2112 Mont Royal East)
8pm, $12 (tickets HERE)

Andre Papanicolaou joins Denis Faucher, Éric Goulet, José Major, and Pascal Andrus for a tribute to the music of R.E.M.


Harlem Globetrotters
April 6, 2018 @ Bell Center (1909 av. des Canadiens-de-Montreal)
Doors 6pm, Show 7pm, $39.50-$166.25 (tickets HERE)

One of the most popular touring sports franchises, the Harlem Globetrotters, come to the Bell Center this Friday night.

Texas Hold’Em Poker Tournament
April 6, 2018 @ Le Rizz (6600 Jarry East, St. Leonard)
Buffet 6pm, Tournament 7pm, $100 (tickets HERE)

As Terry has been mentioning, the Fountain of Hope Foundation has partnered with the Montreal General Hospital Foundation for their annual Texas Hold’Em fundraiser. The funds raised from this evening will be in support of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Centre as well as the Montreal Children’s Hospital.

The Outdoor Adventure Show
April 7-8, 2018 @ Palais des congrès (1001 pl. Jean-Paul-Riopelle)
Various hours, $10-$12 (tickets HERE)

Over 250 exhibitors will be displaying the latest camping, sports, and outdoor gear along with outdoor vacation destinations.

Cine Bazar
April 7, 2018 @ Centre du Plateau (2275 St. Joseph East)

The place for cinephiles to buy and sell  DVDs, VHS tapes, posters, pictures, books, magazine, projectors, figurines, and more to do with film!

Empty Bowls at the Depot
April 7, 2018 @ NDG Food Depot (6450 Somerled)
11am-3pm, $25

The NDG Food Depot is raising funds by serving bowls of homemade soup this Saturday. $25 gets you a bowl of delicious soup and you get to keep the actual bowl which is crafted by local Quebec potters.

MTL Uncovered
April 7, 2018 @ Paradoxe Theatre (5959 Monk)
5pm-midnight, $20 (tickets HERE)

A cross-disciplinary arts gala celebrating all things Montreal: music, food, and visual arts.


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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