Around Town: February 8-10, 2019

Here are some events and shows taking place in and around Montreal this weekend from February 8-10, 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 


The Devil Makes Three
February 8, 2019 @ Corona Theatre (2490 Notre Dame West)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $43 (tickets here)
Bluegrass and folk will be the order of the night as Santa Cruz's The Devil Makes Three warms up the Corona Theatre.

King Buffalo + Mountain Dust + The Naked High
February 8, 2019 @ L'Escogriffe (4461 St. Denis)
Doors 8pm, Show 9pm, $15 (tickets here)
Psych rock trio, King Buffalo plays L'Escogriffe on Friday. Also on the bill are The Naked High and Mountain Dust (featuring CHOM's Hal Jaques).

The Blushing Brides
February 8, 2019 @ Calistoga Grill (235 St. Jean, Pointe Claire)
9pm, $21.75

The Blushing Brides pay tribute to The Rolling Stones this Friday.

Punk Police Rock & Roll Train Wreck
February 8, 2019 @ North Star Pinball (3908 St. Laurent)
10pm-3am, No cover!

DJs Hot Carl and Atom Quilty will be spinning 100% vinyl and pay tribute to punk, power pop, glam, and soul.

Open Jam Night
February 9, 2019 @ The Wheel Club (3373 Cavendish)
7pm, No cover but donations welcome

News broke recently that the NDG Wheel Club might close after owner Dickie Hearn announced he was retiring. However, members of the community banded together to keep the club alive and will be throwing a jam night this Saturday with all proceeds going to the club's operating costs.

The Musical Box
February 9, 2019 @ Place des Arts (185 Ste. Catherine West)
Doors 7:15pm, Show 8pm, $53.70-$85.20 (tickets here

The Musical Box tip their hats to the music of Genesis.


Les Jeux d'hiver du Parc olympique
February 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, March 2-9, 2019 @ Parc Olympique (4549 av. Pierre de Coubertin)
10am-4pm, Free

This winter fair at the base of the Olympic Stadium features life-size games, a heated chalet area with activities for kids and warm beverages and snacks, snowskate park, sliding area, and more! Details here.  

Fête des neiges de Montréal
Weekends until February 10, 2019 @ Parc Jean Drapeau
10am-5pm, various pricing packages 

An annual winter staple in Montreal, Fete des neiges has a wide array of family-friendly outdoor activities spread out over 4 consecutive weekends. More info and pricing here

SAT Fest 2019
February 5-8, 2019 @ Société des Arts Technologiques (1201 St. Laurent)
7pm, $17.25-$22.25 (tickets here

SAT Fest is back for a 6th edition and will feature immersive short films by artists from around the world. Full line-up here.   

Dorval Winter Carnival
February 6-9, 15, 16, 23, 2019 @ Dorval City Hall (60 Martin, Dorval)
Various Hours

Skating, tobogganing, sugar shack, and pony rides are just some of the activities at this year's edition of the Dorval Winter Carnival. Full schedule here

Westmount Winter Carnival
February 7-9, 2019 
@ Victoria Hall (4626 Sherbrooke West), King George Park (72 Crois Belmont), Contactivity Centre (4695 Maisonneuve West)
Various hours

Brave the winter weather for some family-friendly activities including skating, sleigh rides, sugar shack, toboggan run, inflatable games, family dinner, and more! Full schedule here

Baie D'Urfe Winterfest
February 9, 2019 @ Red Barn Park (20609 Lakeshore, Baie D'Urfe)

Horse drawn sleigh rides, snowga (yoga in the snow), maple taffy on snow, and refreshments will be a part of this year's winter festivities in Baie D'Urfe. More here

Pierrefonds-Roxboro Winter Fun
February 9, 2019 @ Pierrefonds City Hall (13665 Pierrefonds, Pierrefonds)
11am-4pm, Free

Skating, fatbikes, soccer, ice sculpting, inflatable games, photo booth, and a sugar shack are all part of Pierrefonds-Roxboro's winter fun activities this year. 

Haunted Pub Crawl
February 10, 2019 @ Various pubs Downtown
3pm, $20.87

Tour some storied haunted watering holes in the Downtown Montreal area and get the full stories behind sightings and the history of these institutions. Tickets and more info here.

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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