Around Town: March 15-17, 2019

Here are some events and shows taking place in and around Montreal this weekend from March 15-17, 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 


Tributes to Slipknot, Eminem, Limp Bizkit, Linkin Park, Lamb of God
March 15, 2019 @ Foufounes Electriques (87 Ste. Catherine East)
7pm, $15 (tickets here)

Maggots pay tribute to Slipknot, Pimp Bizkit pays tribute to Limp Bizkit, Slim Charlie pays tribute to Eminem, Projekt Revolution pays tribute to Linkin Park, and Sacrament pays tribute to Lamb of God.

Matthew Good
March 15, 2019 @ Corona Theatre (2490 Notre Dame West)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, Sold Out

Matthew Good plays an acoustic show at the Corona this Friday.

Wacken Metal Battle - Quebec Finale
March 15, 2019 @ Piranha Bar (680 Ste. Catherine West)
Doors 7:30pm, Show 8pm, $10-$12

Metal acts BornBroken, Lycanthro, Jericho, Sovereign Council, Ritual Master, and Daedalean Complex faceoff as part of the Quebec finale of the Wacken Metal Battle to head to nationals with the hope of representing Canada at the Wacken Open Air Festival.

Metallica tribute
March 15, 2019 @ Club Soda (1225 St. Laurent)
8pm, Free with RSVP (RSVP here

Alcoholica pays tribute to Metallica as part of Club Soda's Club Hommages. Tickets are free but you must RSVP.

U2 tribute
March 16, 2019 @ La P'tite Grenouille (3435 St. Laurent)
Doors 6pm, Show 7pm, $10-$20 (tickets here

U2: Out of Control tip their hats to Bono and the boys on this St. Patrick's weekend.

Steve Hill
March 16, 2019 @ Club Soda (1225 St. Laurent)
Doors 6:30pm, Show 8pm, $34.25 (tickets here

It's all about the blues. Catch Steve Hills shred it up at Club Soda this Saturday.

Light The Torch + Mark Morton
March 16, 2019 @ L'Astral (305 Ste. Catherine West)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $37.75 (tickets here

Metalcore act Light The Torch plays L'Astral along with Lamb of God guitarist, Mark Morton.

All Them Witches + Possum
March 17, 2019 @ L'Astral (305 Ste. Catherine West)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $25-$28 (tickets here

Psych rock meets the blues as Nashville's All Them Witches land at L'Astral this Sunday night.


Cirque Eloize: Seul Ensemble
Until March 31, 2019 @ Theatre St. Denis (1594 St. Denis)
Various times, $41.50-$129 (tickets here)

Cirque Eloize pays tribute to reworked music from Harmonium and Serge Fiori with dancers, trapeze acts, tightrope walkers, contortionists, new magic, and more. 

Festival Art Souterrain
Until March 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.   

Salada Market
March 15-16, 2019 @ Salada Building (5430 Cote de Liesse, Mount Royal)
Fri. 4pm-11pm, Sat. noon-11pm, Free admission before 8pm

The vacant Salada building just west of Decarie and Highway 40 will be transformed into a pop up market with local merchants, artisans, and restaurateurs (including food trucks) on hand. Free parking at Royalmount and Royden, and a free shuttle will be available from De La Savane metro.

10th Annual Hudson St. Patrick's Day Parade
March 16, 2019 as of 1pm 
Along Main Road (between Cote St. Charles and Cameron in Hudson)

It's Hudson's annual St. Patrick's Day Parade this Saturday. Come out early to secure a good spot along Main Rd. for this annual tradition. More here.

Montreal's 196th St. Patrick's Day Parade
March 17, 2019, Noon-3pm
Along Ste. Catherine Street West (between Fort and Metcalfe)

Dress warmly and come cheer on the wide array of floats for Montreal's annual St. Patrick's Day Parade! Be sure to make some extra noise as your favourite CHOM announcers go by with some cool wheels.

Rawdon St. Patrick's Day Parade
March 17, 2019 along Queen Street (as of 8th avenue in Rawdon)
Starts at 2pm

If the big city isn't for you, why not take in a parade in Rawdon? Floats, musicians, food and beer kiosks... What more could you ask for? 

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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