Around Town March 9-11, 2018

Here are some events and shows taking place in and around Montreal this weekend from March 9-11, 2018. 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


Don't forget to spring your clocks forward this weekend! Daylight saving time begins at 3:00AM on Sunday, March 11, 2018!


Dashboard Confessional + The Elwins + Gabrielle Shonk
March 9, 2018 @ Corona Theater (2490 Notre Dame West)
Doors 7PM, Show 8PM, $43.50-$48 (tickets HERE)

Emo rockers, Dashboard Confessional take to the stage at the Corona along with one of the catchiest pop rock acts out there today, The Elwins. As an added bonus, also take in the sweet sounds of up and comer, Gabrielle Shonk with her powerful, haunting vocals.

SUUNS ("Felt" Album Launch) + Security
March 9, 2018 @ Le National (1220 Ste. Catherine East)
Doors 7PM, Show 9PM, $18-$22 (tickets HERE)

Montreal's SUUNS will be launching their newest album, "Felt" this Friday night at Le National.  Expect to have your senses challenged with this dark, experimental quartet.

Punk Police Rock & Roll Train Wreck
March 9, 2018 @ North Star Pinball (3908 St. Laurent)
10PM, No cover!

Now a monthly event, DJ Hot Carl and DJ Chief Potato are promising a night of punk, soul, glam, and garage rock (spun on vinyl) in a rather unique setting: a retro pinball bar!

Rockabilly/Doo Wop/R&B/Soul/Rock'n'Roll Dance Night
March 10, 2018 @ Bar Le Record (7622 St. Hubert)
9PM-3AM, No cover!

Dance the night away as Lucky Luc spins a wide range of vinyl from various genres.

Lakes of Canada + Paul Cargnello + The Steady Swagger
March 10, 2018 @ Divan Orange (4234 St. Laurent)
9PM, $10 (tickets HERE)

Just one of the many shows as part of the farewell programming at Divan Orange featuring this Montreal trifecta of musicians.

Rewind: 80s New Wave Dance Party
March 10, 2018 @ La  Shop (4177 St. Denis)
9PM-3AM, $8

Rewind has become the must-attend party for lovers of new wave! A great night to let yourself go and be transported back to the 80s.

A Devil's Din + Twenty-One Twenty
March 10, 2018 @ Casa del Popolo (4873 St. Laurent)
9PM, $10

Take a sonic ride into the world of psychedelia with Montreal's A Devil's Din and Sherbrooke's Twenty-One Twenty. 


Jeux de société de Montréal 2018
Ongoing until March 11, 2018 @ Centre Pierre Charbonneau (3000 Viau)
Various hours, $7

It's all about board games! 600 seated spots, endless board games, and an escape room are all on the docket! More info HERE.

Festival International du Film pour Enfants de Montreal
Ongoing until March 11, 2018 @ Various locations
Bring the kids out for a wide selection of chrildren's films from around the world! Screenings, workshops and Q&A's are just some of the activities that are available. Movies will be screened at Cinéma Beaubien, Cinéma du Parc and the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. Full programming HERE.

Combat Archery Tournament
March 10, 2018 @ Sports de Combats (5335 Casgrain)
7PM-9PM, $15 (max 20 spots)

Paintball-style competition meets archery (with soft tip arrows) for this limited-space combat tournament. The winning team goes home with advanced screening movie passes for Tomb Raider. More info and sign-up form HERE.


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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