Around Town: December 7-9, 2018
Here are some events and shows taking place in and around Montreal this weekend from December 7-9, 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 chom.com. Around Town is made possible thanks to Le Balcon d'Art (650 Notre-Dame, St. Lambert).
December 7, 2018 @ Jardins Gamelin (1500 Berri)
Rockabilly invades Place Emilie Gamelin this Friday night as Bloodshot Bill plays outdoors for free as part of Noël dans le Parc!
December 7, 2018 @ Place Bell (1950 Claude Gagné, Laval)
Doors 6pm, Show 8pm, $64.25-$77.50 (tickets here)
Swedish doom rockers bring their "A Pale Tour Named Death" to Place Bell in Laval this Friday.
Cancer Bats + The Flatliners
December 7, 2018 @ Club Soda (1225 St. Laurent)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $28.75 (tickets here)
Hardcore punk rockers, Cancer Bats invade Club Soda this Friday night.
Tributes to Judas Priest, Twisted Sister, Dio
December 7, 2018 @ Katacombes (1635 St. Laurent)
Doors 8pm, Show 9pm, $12 (tickets here)
Painkiller pays tribute to Judas Priest, Twisted Sista pays tribute to Twisted Sister, and Maloïk salutes Ronnie James Dio.
Holiday Jam At The Park
December 8, 2018 @ Girouard Park (3500 Girouard)
NDG Arts Week along with the NDG Music School will be hosting a holiday-themed open jam session at the heated chalet in Girouard Park in NDG. Everyone is welcome whether you play an instrument or not. Lyrics and chords will be projected on a big screen for those who would like to play or sing along.
Space #2 Symphonique
December 8, 2018 @ Place des Arts (175 Ste. Catherine West)
8pm, $45.75-$92.25 (tickets here)
49 performers (including 37 musicians from l'Orchestre symphonique de Trois-Rivières) will cover songs from Pink Floyd's repertoire.
K-Man & The 45s + The Cardboard Crowns + guests
December 8, 2018 @ Petit Campus (57 Prince Arthur East)
Montreal ska rockers, K-Man & The 45s play Petit Campus on Saturday.
Dave Matthews Band
December 8, 2018 @ Bell Centre (1909 Canadiens de Montréal)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $85.25-$151.25 (tickets here)
DMB returns to the Bell Centre after 3 years.
Sick Things + Mardi Noir + Cobrateens
December 8, 2018 @ Turbo Haus (2040 St. Denis)
Doors 8pm, Show 9pm, $10-$12 (tickets here)
Montreal's Sick Things draw their influences from the worlds of power pop and punk. A great local discovery.
Rewind: 80s New Wave Dance Party
December 8, 2018 @ Bar La Shop (4177 St. Denis)
Dance the night away to the best new wave, synthwave, post-punk, Britpop, and alternative tracks from the 80s and more.
Village de Noël de Montréal
December 7-9 + 14-16 + 21-21, 2018 @ La Place du Marché (St. Ambroise corner Atwater)
Friday 4pm-9pm, Saturday 11:30am-9pm, Sunday 11:30am-5pm, Free admission
Live music, eats, film projections, and more round out this improved edition of this annual Christmas village by the Atwater Market.
Centre de la Nature's Christmas Market
December 7-9, 2018 @ Centre de la Nature (901 du Parc, Laval)
Friday 10am-9pm, Saturday 10am-8pm, Sunday, 10am-5pm
70 artisans will take over Laval's Centre de la Nature with baked goods, jewelry, clothing, decorations, and more. Also on site, the opportunity to purchase a Christmas tree, free hot cocoa, live music, and activities for kids.
Puces POP 2018 Winter Edition
December 7-9 + 14-16, 2018 @ Eglise St. Denis (5075 Rivard)
Friday 3pm-8pm, Saturday 11am-6pm, Sunday 11am-5pm, Free admission
Local artisans will have their creations up for sale as part of this arts and crafts fair organized by POP Montreal.
TKO: Jourdain vs. Morgan
December 7, 2018 @ Bell Centre (1909 Canadiens de Montréal)
Doors 6:30pm, Show 7:30pm, $79.25-$232.75 (tickets here)
Charles Jourdain goes up against Alex Morgan as part of the Featherweight Championship 145lbs.
Art Battle Montreal
December 7, 2018 @ Bar La Shop (4177 St. Denis)
7:30pm-10:30pm, $10-$15 (tickets here)
A handful of visual artists compete under the watchful eye of the general public who gets to vote on who wins this edition of Art Battle!