Around Town February 23-25, 2018

Here are some events and shows taking place in and around Montreal this weekend from February 23-25, 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 Franklin Electric + Dan San
February 23, 2018 @ Metropolis (59 Ste. Catherine East)
8PM, $43 (tickets HERE)

Catch Montreal favourites, The Franklin Electric live as part of Montreal En Lumiere this Friday night. 

Alan Doyle
February 23, 2018 @ Corona Theatre (2490 Notre Dame West)
8PM, $42.50 (tickets HERE)

Leader of Great Big Sea, Alan Doyle brings his Maritime charm to the Corona Theatre this Friday night. Part of Montréal en Lumière.

Medicine Chest does Tom Waits
February 23, 2018 @ Quai des Brumes (4481 St. Denis)
10PM, $10 or PWYC

Medicine Chest honours the music of Tom Waits in this intimate Plateau venue.

Homesick Emo Night
February 23, 2018 @ Foufounes Electriques (87 Ste. Catherine East)
10PM, $5 (tickets HERE)

Let your inner emo out at this emo-themed dance night that promises all the hits that brought this genre to prominence in the early 2000s!

The Barr Brothers + Helena Deland
February 24, 2018 @ Centre des arts Juliette-Lassonde (1705 Rue Saint-Antoine, Saint-Hyacinthe)
8PM, $35 (tickets HERE)

The Barr Brothers bring their sweet harmonies and eclectic instruments to St. Hyacinthe for an intimate evening. In case you missed it, Terry recently welcomed the band to the CHOM studio. You can hear that full interview HERE.

The Maxwells + The Space Wizards + Guidestones
February 24, 2018 @ Petit Campus (57 Prince Arthur East)
8PM, $10 (tickets HERE)

Here's your chance to see 3 local up and coming bands as they take to the stage at Petit Campus.

Les Deuxluxes + Laura Sauvage
February 24, 2018 @ Club Soda (1225 St. Laurent boul.)
8PM, $29.75 (tickets HERE)

Some of Montreal's most powerful and darkest voices take to the stage at Club Soda this Saturday. Part of Montréal en Lumière.

Mod Club at North Star
February 24, 2018 @ North Star Pinball (3908 St. Laurent boul.)

DJ Parka Pat is back at it with another Mod Club dance night at North Star Pinball. He'll be spinning nothing but 45s with a tip of the cap to the 1960s.


Montréal en Lumière
Ongoing until March 4, 2018 @ Various locations 
A mainstay in Montreal, Montréal en Lumière is a celebration of performing arts, gastronomy, and outdoor activities! Highlights of this year's edition include the popular Nuit Blanche all nighter (March 3), free activities in the Quartier des spectacles, and numerous musical performances including shows by The Franklin Electric, Les Respectables, Lary Kid, and more. Full programming available HERE.

Montreal Motorcycle Show
February 23-25, 2018 @ Palais des congrès (1001 Place Jean Paul Riopelle)
Various hours, $11-$16 (tickets HERE)

Whether you're a current rider, future rider, or just an enthusiast, this is the place to be for everything to do with motorcycles, scooters, ATVs and side-by-sides! 

ArtJam vol. 17
February 23, 2018 @ Nomad Live (129 Van Horne)
8PM-3AM, $10 (Tickets HERE)

Live art, live music, live video. Drop by this multidisciplinary workspace and take in various works from a handful of Montreal artists.

Port Symphony
February 25, 2018 in front of Pointe-à-Callière Museum (350 Place Royale)

Now in its 24th edition, Port Symphony is an event that uses horns from boats and trains in the Old Port to create an original musical piece. This year's symphony is overseen by guest composer, Herman Kolgen. You can find out more HERE.

Pointe-Claire Reptile Expo
February 25, 2018 @ Holiday Inn Pointe-Claire (6700 Transcanada Highway, Pointe-Claire)
9AM-4PM, $5-$10 (tickets HERE)

One of the longest running reptile expos in the country comes to the West Island for the first time. Check out some cool reptiles, amphibians, and arachnids all under one roof. Kid-friendly!

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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