Around Town: June 14-16, 2019

Here are some events and shows taking place in and around Montreal this weekend from June 14-16, 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 


CHOM's 2nd Front Yard Party of 2019
June 14, 2019 @ Magil Street near Montford (DDO)
5:30am-10am, Free

CHOM and STIHL's 2nd Front Yard Party for 2019 is this Friday. Terry DiMonte will be broadcasting live from Paul Panetta's front yard on Magil Street near Montford in DDO. Stop by on your morning commute for FREE cookies from Felix & Norton and a demonstration from our friends at STIHL. You can still register to have us broadcast from your front yard by clicking here.


Folk Fest sur le canal
June 13-16, 2019 @ Esplanade du Centenaire (Pitt at St. Patrick)
This year's edition of the Folk Fest sur le Canal features The Damn Truth, Ashley MacIsaac, Good Lovelies, Canailles, Hawksley Workman, and more. Full schedule and line-up here

Les Francos de Montréal
June 14-22, 2019 @ Various venues near Quartier des Spectacles
Montreal's celebration of French-language live music and performance art festival takes over the Quartier des Spectacles. Full programming here

Quebec Air Guitar Championship
June 14, 2019 @ Parc des Amériques (St. Laurent corner Rachel)
7pm, PWYC – donations go to MusiCounts
Now an annual event, the Canadian Air Guitar Championships stop down in Montreal this Friday night for the Quebec leg of the competition. Swing by Parc des Amériques in the Plateau to cheer on air guitar competitors or maybe even compete yourself! The chosen winner from the Montreal leg moves on to Toronto with the hopes of representing Canada at the Air Guitar World Championships in Finland. Although the event is free, donations are being accepted for MusiCounts.

System Of A Down Tribute
June 14, 2019 @ La P'tite Grenouille (3435 St. Laurent)
Doors 5pm, Show 8:30pm, $13.09-$19.06 (tickets here

Live musicians pay tribute to Serj Tankian and System Of A Down.

Punk Police Rock & Roll Train Wreck
June 14, 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.

Tribute to Muse
June 15, 2019 @ La P'tite Grenouille (3435 St. Laurent)
Doors 5pm, Show 8:30pm, $13.09-$19.06 (tickets here

Uprising pays tribute to Muse.


Through The Echoes
Until September 29, 2019 @ Old Port Clock Tower (1 Clock Tower Quay)
Various times, $28.50-$43.50 (tickets here

Cirque du Soleil's Guy Laliberté has concocted a new multimedia show with lasers, 360 degree projections, kinetic aerial design elemental, special effects, and over-the-top lighting... All of this, inside a giant pyramid.

Cirque du Soleil: Alegria
Until July 21, 2019 @ Old Port of Montreal (under the big top)
Various showtimes, $76-$134.25 (tickets here)

The Cirque has reimagined and modernized one of their most popular touring shows, Alegria. Experience this generational power struggle through acrobats, musicians, and multi-disciplinary artists. 

Montreal Fringe Festival
Until June 17, 2019 @ Various venues
Montreal's independent, repertoire, lottery-based performing arts festival is back with over 800 performance by more than 500 artists. You'll find everything from theatre to comedy to music with ticket prices capped at under $15. You can consult the full Fringe Festival schedule here. Also part of the Fringe Festival are free events at Fringe Park (Parc des Amériques) with an impressive line-up of live music.

Mural Fest
Until June 16, 2019
Various locations along St. Laurent boulevard (between Sherbrooke and Mont Royal)

Montreal's Mural Festival celebrates all forms of urban art: live art, music, exhibitions, artist talks, and more. Find the full program here

Nostalgie Montreal
June 16, 2019 @ Hotel Ruby Foo's (7655 Decarie)
10am-4pm, $3

Browse through an incredible selection of vintage toys, video games, comics, records, movies and more... all up for purchase.  

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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