Around Town: March 8-10, 2019
Here are some events and shows taking place in and around Montreal this weekend from March 8-10, 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.
The Barr Brothers
March 7-9, 2019 @ Corona Theatre (2490 Notre Dame West)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $39 (tickets here)
The Barr Brothers play 3 consecutive nights at Corona Theatre with each night dedicated to one of their albums. The Barr Brothers' debut self-titled album will be played on Thursday along with a performance by Arcade Fire's Richard Reed Parry. "Sleeping Operator" will be played on Friday along with a performance by Jesse Mac Cormack. "Queens of the Breakers" will be played on Saturday along with a performance by La Force.
The Besnard Lakes
March 8, 2019 @ L'Escogriffe (4461 St. Denis)
The Besnard Lakes will be celebrating L'Escogriffe's 19th anniversary with an intimate show this Friday night.
Mother Mother + Said The Whale
March 8, 2019 @ L'Astral (305 Ste. Catherine West)
Doors 7:30pm, Show 8:30pm, $37.75 (tickets here)
Canadian indie rocker Mother Mother and Said The Whale play L'Astral on Friday.
March 8, 2019 @ La P'tite Grenouille (3435 St. Laurent)
6pm-midnight, $10-$20 (tickets here)
The Blueberries pay tribute to the Cranberries this Friday night.
Undercover Legends of Rock
March 8, 2019 @ Club\Square Dix30 (9200 Leduc, #210, Brossard)
8pm, $24.75 (tickets here)
Undercover Legends of Rock play hits from the biggest classic rock stars including Bon Jovi, Scorpions, Queen, Iron Maiden, Def Leppard, and more.
100% Prodigy Dance Night
March 8, 2019 @ Bar Le Ritz (179 Jean Talon West)
11pm-3am, $10 or PWYC
With the news of the passing of Keith Flint, DJ Légaré will be spinning nothing but music from The Prodigy. Two thirds of funds will be donated to Suicide Action.
Born Of Osiris
March 9, 2019 @ Fairmount Theatre (5240 du Parc)
1pm + 7pm, $29.50 (tickets here)
Progressive metalcore band, Born of Osiris comes to Fairmount Theatre on Saturday. Note: the 7pm show is sold out.
March 9, 2019 @ Petit Campus (57 Prince Arthur East)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $27-$30 (tickets here)
Scottish indie rockers, Teenage Fanclub, play Petit Campus this Saturday.
The Last of the Duke Street Kings
March 9, 2019 @ BLVD Bar & Grill (100 Kepler, Chateauguay)
8pm, $20-$25 (tickets here)
The Last Of The Duke Street Kings pay tribute to The Boss. Comes highly recommended from our newscaster, Trudie Mason.
The Holds + The Unfound
March 9, 2019 @ Casa del Popolo (4873 St. Laurent)
9pm, Show 10pm, $7
The Holds bring their blues-infused rock and roll to Casa along with The Unfound.
March 9, 2019 @ Calistoga Grill (235 St. Jean)
One Of These Nights pay tribute to the Eagles.
March 10, 2019 @ Bar Le Ritz (179 Jean Talon West)
Doors 8pm, Show 9pm, $12-$15 (tickets here)
70s psych rock meets some country twang when Brooklyn's Sam Evian plays Bar Le Ritz this Sunday.
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.
Les Jeux d'hiver du Parc olympique
Until March 9, 2019 @ Parc Olympique (4549 av. Pierre de Coubertin)
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.
March 8-9, 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.
March 8, 2019 @ Place des Arts (175 Ste. Catherine West)
7pm, $59.20 (tickets here)
The most miserable comic on the planet, Jeremy Hotz brings his Dangerously Handsome Tour to Place des Arts.
NDG Winter Games
March 9, 2019 @ Girouard Park (3500 Girouard)
Bavarian curling, broomball, shuffleboard on ice, and free hot chocolate will all be a part of this year's NDG Winter Games.