Around Town: July 13-15, 2018

Here are some events and shows taking place in and around Montreal this weekend from July 13-15, 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


Lost Love (album launch) + The Penske File + Brutal Chérie + Bucky Harris
July 13, 2018 @ L'Escogriffe (4467 St. Denis)
Doors 8pm, Show 9pm, $10-$15 (tickets here

Montreal pop punk formation, Lost Love celebrates the launch of their new album, Good Luck Rassco, alongside The Penske File, Brutal Chérie, and Bucky Harris.

Anvil + Sans Amertume + Killing Unit + Helpless
July 13, 2018 @ Foufounes Electriques (87 Ste. Catherine East)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $28.87 (tickets here)
Canadian heavy metal rockers, Anvil bring the house down this Friday night at Foufs.

Punk Police Rock & Roll Train Wreck
July 13, 2018 @ North Star Pinball (3908 St. Laurent)
10pm-3am, No cover!

DJs Hot Carl and Atom Quilty will be spinning 100% vinyl as they pay tribute to some of the biggest hits from the 80s. 

Rock the Park IV
July 14, 2018 @ Benny Park (Monkland at Cavendish, NDG)
Noon-8pm, Free admission, Activities by donation

Rock out in NDG this Saturday to the sounds of Shane Murphy, Jesse Stone, Melina Soochan, Tamashi Band, and Temporary Flings! Activities on site include a BBQ, raffle prizes, bouncy castles, dunk tank and more, which require a donation. Funds go towards local organizations including the NDG Food Depot and the NDG Minor Hockey Association.

The Keep It LOUD Party
July 14, 2018 @ Piranha Bar (680 Ste. Catherine West)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $15 (tickets here)

Kiss tribute band, KISSed is celebrating the 45th anniversary of Kiss with a massive party to celebrate the face-painted rockers. Rusted opens.

Osheaga Block Party
July 14, 2018 @ Aire Commune (De Gaspé at Bernard)
2pm-11pm, Free

The organizers of Osheaga are warming up for this year's festival with a block party this Saturday at the Mile End's open air community space, Aire Commune. Take in the sounds of Soulection, Moonshine, Rymz, Sash'U, and more.

Féria de Montréal
July 14, 2018 @ Montreal Science Center (2 de la Commune West)
5pm-3am, $16 (tickets here)

4 Montreal bands play French, Irish, Scottish, and Quebecois music. Funds raised go to Leucan. Dress code: red and white.

Armored Saint
July 15, 2018 @ Petit Campus (57 Prince Arthur East)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $29.50-$34 (tickets here)
Heavy metal rockers, Armored Saint play their 1991 album, "Symbol of Salvation" in its entirety for the first time! Act of Defiance opens.


Just for Laughs Festival
July 11-29, 2018 @ Various venues
Montreal's comedy festival is back for another season. The ball gets rolling with The Ethnic Show at Club Soda. Find a full list of shows here.

Fantasia Film Festival
July 12-August 2, 2018 @ Concordia University Downtown Campus
North America's largest genre film fest is back for another year! Check out films from around the world that have been carefully curated by the festival's committee. Full line-up here.

Taste of the Caribbean
July 12-15, 2018 @ Old Port Clock Tower Quay
Noon-11pm, Free admission

Celebrate all things inspired by the Caribbean Islands: food, music, art, and culture! More here.

Ste. Catherine Street Celebrates 2018
July 13-15, 2018 @ Ste. Catherine Street West (between Guy and Bleury)
Friday: Noon-10pm, Saturday 10am-10pm, Sunday 10am-7pm

Ste. Catherine Street West is having a street fair this weekend. Live animation, musicians, acrobats, art installations, dance, drinks and food will also round out the event. More here.

Festival des Bières de Laval
July 13-15, 2018 @ Centre de la Nature (901 av. du Parc, Laval)
Friday 1pm-11pm, Saturday 11am-11pm, Sunday 11am-6pm, $7.25-$17.76 (tickets here

Now in its 4th edition, the Festival des Bières de Laval is boasting 80 beer merchants as well as cider makers, foodtrucks, and more local tastemakers. Also on site: inflatable games and activities for the kids, and live music. More here

Joe Avati and friends
July 13, 14, 15 @ Leonardo da Vinci Center (8370 Lacordaire, St. Leonard)
Friday + Saturday 8pm, Sunday 7pm, $69 (tickets here)

Italian-Australian comedian, Joe Avati is joined by Montreal comedian, Guido Grasso along with Freddy Proia and Giuseppe the MC for a night of laughs inspired by their Italian upbringing.

L'International des Feux Loto-Québec: China
July 14, 2018 @ La Ronde (22 ch. Macdonald, Parc Jean Drapeau)
10pm, $55.99 for on-site access (tickets here

China's Dancing Fireworks Group presents this Saturday's firework display.

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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