Around Town: March 1-3, 2019

Here are some events and shows taking place in and around Montreal this weekend from March 1-3, 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 


Not Your Babe Fest
February 28-March 3, 2019 @ Katacombes (1635 St. Laurent)
Now in its 3rd year, Not Your Babe is Montreal's feminist and DIY music festival aimed at promoting women in the punk scene. Bands on tap include Police des moeurs, Xarah Dion, Dark Thoughts, Body Break, and more. Complete details here

Tribute to The Offspring
March 1, 2019 @ La P'tite Grenouille (3435 St. Laurent)
6pm-3am, $13-$25 (tickets here)
MOTA pays tribute to The Offspring this Friday.

Disturbed + Three Days Grace
March 1, 2019 @ Place Bell (1950 Claude-Gagné, Laval)
Doors 6:30pm, Show 7:30pm, $92.25 (tickets here)

Disturbed brings their Evolution World Tour to Laval this Friday night along with Three Days Grace.

Monster Truck
March 1, 2019 @ Corona Theatre (2490 Notre Dame West)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $38 (tickets here)

Hamilton's Monster Truck bring their hard-driving stoner/blues rock to the Corona this Friday.

Murray Lightburn (The Dears) + guests
March 1, 2019 @ Bar Le Ritz PDB (179 Jean Talon West)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $20-$23 (tickets here
Lead singer of The Dears, Murray A. Lightburn launches his solo soul-infused project this Friday.

Cabaret Berlin: Grand Opening
March 1, 2019 @ Cabaret Berlin (1661 Ste. Catherine East)
9pm-3am, $8 with RSVP

Montreal's newest venue opens its doors this Friday with 1920s Germany as their theme and DJs all night long. Dress up or dress down for this new venue launch in Montreal's Gay Village.

Black Sabbath tribute
March 1, 2019 @ Billy Buck (3135 Masson)
9:30pm-12:30am, No cover

A new tribute band, The Sweet Leafs, pay tribute to Black Sabbath.

A Bowie Celebration
March 2, 2019 @ Metropolis (59 Ste. Catherine East)
Doors 6:30pm, Show 8pm, $80.25 (tickets here

Musicians who once played with the legendary David Bowie come together to pay tribute to The Thing White Duke. Performers set to appear on this leg of the tour include Mike Garson, Earl Slick, Charlie Sexton, Carmine Rojas, Bernard Fowler, Corey Glover, and Lee John.

24 Hours of Vinyl
March 2-3, 2019 @ Edifice Wilder - Espace danse (1435 de Bleury)
7pm-7pm, Free

Live DJs spinning vinyl and  a record fair on Sunday (10am-7pm) will be the main draws for this 24 hour event! 

Kandle + Jesse MacCormack
March 2, 2019 @ Salle Le Moulinet (950 Ile-des-Moulins, Terrebonne)
8pm, $28 (tickets here

Kandle Osborne brings here soul-infused folk rock to Terrebonne this Saturday.

Red Hot Chili Peppers + Green Day tribute
March 2, 2019 @ Mademoiselle (5171 du Parc)
9pm, $10

Random Cheesy Poppers pays tribute to the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Gazon Diurne pays tribute to Green Day.

Rewind: New Wave Dance Party
March 2, 2019 @ Cabaret Berlin (1661 Ste. Catherine East)
10pm-3am, $6-$8

DJs Plastik Patrik and Davidé spin new wave, synthwave, post-punk, brit pop, alt, and more.


Montréal en Lumière
Ongoing until March 3, 2019 @ Various locations 
Montréal en Lumière is a celebration of performing arts, gastronomy, and outdoor activities! Highlights of this year's edition include the popular Nuit Blanche all nighter (March 2), Illuminart (interactive light/art/technology installations), free activities in the Quartier des spectacles, and numerous musical performances. Full programming available here.  

La Cuvée
February 28-March 2, 2019 @ Salon 1861 (550 Richmond)
Thurs. 5pm-midnight, Fri. & Sat. 4pm-2am, $10-$15, (tickets here

Discover local microbrewers and distillers along with live performances and board games.

Mondial des Cidres
March 1-3, 2019 @ Complexe Desjardins (150 Ste. Catherine West)
Fri. 5pm-9pm, Sat. noon-midnight, Sun. 11am-4pm, $17-$65 (tickets here

Over 20 cider producers will be on hand with samples, and more.

Ellen DeGeneres 
March 1, 2019 @ Bell Centre (1909 Canadiens de Montreal)
Doors 6:30pm, Show 7:30pm, $89.25-$391.75 (tickets here

The comedy queen of daytime television comes to the Bell Centre this Friday.

Les Jeux d'hiver du Parc olympique
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.     

Salon des Reptiles
March 2-3, 2019 @ College Maisonneuve (2700 Bourbonniere)
Sat. 10am-6pm, Sun. 10am-5pm, $7-$45 (tickets here

This reptile exhibit is an annual tradition during spring break and features over 100 different reptiles including lizards, turtles, snakes, alligators, and scorpions. More info here

Festival Art Souterrain
March 2-24, 2019 @ Various locations in Montreal's underground city
Now in its 11th year, Festival Art Souterrain puts works of contemporary art on display throughout 6 km of Montreal's underground city network. Full programming info here

Jeff Dunham
March 2, 2019 @ Place Bell (1950 Claude-Gagné, Laval)
Doors 4pm, Show 5pm, $79.75 (tickets here)

Ventriloquist Jeff Dunham brings his friends José Jalapeño, Walter, and Bubba J to Laval this Saturday. 

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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