Around Town January 12-14, 2018

Here are some events and shows taking place in and around Montreal this weekend from January 12-14, 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


DJ Rajotte en liberté
January 12, 2018 @ Vinyle Chope (1562 Mont Royal East)
6PM-10PM, No cover!

Former CHOM personality, Claude Rajotte has full control of the turntables at Vinyle Chope in the Plateau. He'll be playing everything from rock to pop, reggae to new wave, techno to Quebecois staples!

Cheshire Carr + Will Driving West + Rüves (Eddie Paul)
January 12, 2018 @ Bar Le Ritz PDB (179, Jean-Talon West)
Doors 8:30PM, Show 9PM, $10

Catch this trifecta of indie folk rockers as they invade Bar Le Ritz this Friday! 

New Order / Joy Division vs. Indochine Dance Party
January 12, 2018 @ La Shop (4177 St. Denis)
10PM-3AM, $5 cover

The same people that brought you the highly successful The Cure vs. Depeche Mode dance party are at it again. This time they'll be featuring the music of New Order, Joy Division, and Indochine!

David Bowie 4Ever & Ever
January 12, 2018 @ Snack N' Blues (5260 St. Laurent)

The same organizers behind last year's party to celebrate what would have been Bowie's 70th birthday are throwing another tribute night in the hopes of turning it into an annual happening. The evening promises live DJs, videos, concert footage, and Bowie-inspired beverages. Patrons are also invited to bring in CDs and DVDs which can be played that night.


Night Skating at Beaver Lake CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER
January 12, 2018 @ Beaver Lake Skating Rink (2000 ch. Remembrance)
6PM-9PM, FREE (skate rentals not included)

The Concordia Outdoors Club is organizing a skating night aimed at Concordia students. The evening is meant to kick off the new winter semester on the right foot and allow students to mingle in an outdoor setting.

BARBEGAZI Winter Action Sports Festival
January 13-14 + 20-21, 2018 @ Esplanade Financière Sun Life, Olympic Park (4141 Pierre de Coubertin)

Take full advantage of the colder weather we're experiencing and try out snowskating, an electric fatbike, axe throwing, Christmas tree throwing, yoga in the snow, "hammer and nail" (we're not quite too sure what this is!), arm wrestling, giant pong, and tic tac dunk. Family friendly!

Provigo Montreal Canadiens Habs Practice
January 14, 2018 @ Bell Center (1909 av. des Canadiens de Montreal)
Doors 9AM, Start 9:30AM, Outdoors FREE activities, Indoors/Practice various prices

Come by the Montreal Canadiens practice this Sunday for free outdoor activities including boot hockey, makeup, music, grilled cheese, hot chocolate, and an appearance by Youppi. You can also take in the Habs practice for a nominal fee. At the point of publishing this, the practice is listed as sold out but extra tickets may be made available leading up to Sunday morning. Tickets 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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