Around Town: June 7-9, 2019
Here are some events and shows taking place in and around Montreal this weekend from June 7-9, 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.com.
FRONT YARD PARTY
CHOM's 1st Front Yard Party of 2019
June 7, 2019 @ Alston Avenue, South of Hymus (Pointe-Claire)
CHOM and STIHL's 1st Front Yard Party for 2019 is this Friday. Pete Marier (in for Terry DiMonte) will be broadcasting live from Lauren Paulin's front yard on Alston Avenue just South of Hymus in Pointe-Claire. 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.
Suoni Per Il Popolo Festival
Ongoing until June 23, 2019 @ Various venues
Now in its 18th edition, Suoni Per Il Popolo is all about discovering music from various genres that pushes traditional boundaries and which falls into the realm of experimental and avant-garde. Most shows are priced accessibly at $15 or less and take place at La Sala Rossa, Casa del Popolo, La Vitrola, and a handful of satellite venues. You can find a list of participating musicians and full schedule here.
Tribute to Kiss
June 7, 2019 @ La P'tite Grenouille (3435 St. Laurent)
Doors 5pm, Show 8:30pm, $13.09-$25.04 (tickets here)
Kissed pays tribute to Kiss.
Krief (album launch)
June 7, 2019 @ O Patro Vys (356 Mont-Royal East)
Doors 7pm, Show 7:30pm, $16 (tickets here)
Former member of The Dears, Patrick Krief launches his latest album, "Dovetale" this Friday.
En Route Vers Heavy: Finale
June 7, 2019 @ L'Astral (305 Ste. Catherine West)
Doors 7pm, Show 7:30pm, $14.75 (tickets here)
Metal bands The Listener, Fractures & Outlines, Junkowl, Death Note Silence, Inner Turmoil, and Powerbomb battle it out to play Heavy Montreal 2019.
Foreign Diplomats (album launch)
June 7, 2019 @ Foufounes Electriques (87 Ste. Catherine East)
Doors 8pm, Show 9pm, $18-$20 (tickets here)
Formed in the Laurentians during their high school days, Foreign Diplomats launch their latest indie rock album, Monami this weekend.
June 7, 2019 @ Calistoga Grill (235 St. Jean)
Joshua2 pays tribute to Bono and the boys this Friday on the West Island.
Friday I'm In Love dance night
June 7, 2019 @ Cabaret Berlin (1661 Ste. Catherine East)
9pm-3am, $5 or free before midnight
DJ Roxy Moron and DJ Davide spin post punk, rock, alternative, new wave, and more.
World of New Order dance party
June 7, 2019 @ Bar Le Ritz (179 Jean Talon West)
Dance the night away to hits, rarities, remixes, and collabs from New Order and Joy Division.
Tribute to AC/DC
June 8, 2019 @ La P'tite Grenouille (3435 St. Laurent)
Doors 5pm, Show 9pm, $13.09-$25.04 (tickets here)
Ruff Edges pays tribute to AC/DC.
Heart of Montreal Soul Club dance night
June 8, 2019 @ El Centro (4848 St. Laurent)
10pm-3am, Free admission
Soul is the order of the night with music being spun on 45rpm vinyl.
Death From Above
June 9, 2019 @ Corona Theatre (2490 Notre Dame West)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $48 (tickets here)
Noise-rock duo Death From Above are sure to bring down the Corona Theatre this Sunday night.
Through The Echoes
Ongoing 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.
June 6-16, 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.
June 6-9, 2019 @ Ormstown Fairgrounds (1 McBain, Ormstown)
Various hours, $-$25 (tickets here)
It's all about celebrating the country: livestock exhibitions, equestrian events, agriculture displays, crafts, music, tractor pulls, a demolition derby, and activities for kids.
Westmount Victoria Village Street Fair
June 6-8, 2019 @ Victoria Village, Westmount
The Victoria Village in Westmount is throwing their street fair this weekend. Expect a sidewalk sale, live music, fashion show, activities for the kids, face painting, food trucks, an antique sale, and more!
Canadian Grand Prix
June 7-9, 2019 @ Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve (Parc Jean-Drapeau)
Various prices (tickets here)
Racing fans, this is your weekend! Take in the sights and sounds of the Canadian Grand Prix. Can't afford to head out to the actual track? You can enjoy racing-themed activities, live music, and more along Crescent Street and Peel Street in Downtown Montreal.
Wellington Street Summer Sidewalk Sale
June 7-9, 2019 along Promenade Wellington (Verdun)
Merchants along Wellington will be hitting the street with their merchandise this weekend. Also expect live music, workshops, demonstrations, and more. Full schedule and more info here.
June 7-9, 2019 @ Old Port of Montreal
Celebrate everything to do with science! Over 100 free outdoor family-friendly activities are lined up this weekend. More here.
Tattoo Nouvelle Ère
June 7-9, 2019 @ Le Salon 1861 (550 Richmond)
Friday 3pm-midnight, Saturday 11am-11pm, Sunday 11am-6pm, $20-$55
Celebrate all things that have to do with tattoos in an "elegant" setting featuring tattoo artists from around the world displaying various styles and influences. Find out more and buy tickets here.
First Fridays (Les Premiers Vendredis)
June 7, 2019 @ Montreal Olympic Park Esplanade (4549 Pierre de Coubertin)
4pm-11pm, No cover
Hop from food truck to food truck as more than 40 mobile restaurateurs set up shop at the southwestern base of the Big O for this monthly food truck gathering.
June 8, 2019 @ Bell Centre (1909 av. des Canadiens de Montreal)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $70.65-$232.15 (tickets here)
Adam Sandler brings his 100% Fresher stand-up tour to Montreal's Bell Centre this Saturday night.