Around Town: May 24-26, 2019

Around town

Here are some events and shows taking place in and around Montreal this weekend from May 24-26, 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 


Quartier Latin terrasse launch
May 24-25, 2019 @ St. Denis between Sherbrooke & Maisonneuve
6pm-11pm, Free

Celebrate the launch of terrasse season in Quartier Latin with free performances from Reuben and the Dark, Gabrielle Shonk, and more. 

ZZ Top tribute
May 24, 2019 @ La P'tite Grenouille (3435 St. Laurent)
Doors 5pm, Show 8:30pm, $13.09-$19.06 (tickets here)
Texas Drive pays tribute to ZZ Top.

Rolling Stones tribute
May 24, 2019 @ Club Soda (1225 St. Lauent)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, Free or $10 for guaranteed entry

The Blushing Brides pay tribute to The Rolling Stones. Tickets are mandatory even if you choose the free option.

Red Hot Chili Peppers + Green Day tribute
May 24, 2019 @ Beaumonde (5171 du Parc)
9pm, $10

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

Friday I'm In Love dance night
May 24, 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.

Emo Night Montreal: Blink 182
May 24, 2019 @ Foufounes Electriques (87 Ste. Catherine East)
10pm-3am, $5 (tickets here

Relive the era of dyed black hair, converse, and tight jeans at this emo-themed DJ night. This edition will go heavy on Blink 182.

Dance Party 2000
May 25, 2019 @ Bar Le Ritz (179 Jean Talon West)
10pm-3am, $10

Dance the night away to the biggest hits from the early 2000s including music from The Killers, Arctic Monkeys, The Strokes, Arcade Fire, Interpol, Kaiser Chiefs, and more.

Flotsam and Jetsam
May 26, 2019 @ Foufounes Electriques (87 Ste. Catherine East)
Doors 7pm, Show 7:30pm, $20-$25 (tickets here)

Thrash metal rockers Flotsam and Jetsam play Foufs on Sunday. Ashes of Eden opens.


Mondial de la Bière
May 22-25, 2019 @ Windsor Station (1100 av. des Canadiens de Montreal)
11am-11pm, No cover 

Founded in 1994, the Mondial de La Bière has become one of the most-recognized beer tasting events around the world! Beer enthusiasts will be able to taste local and international brews while taking part in conferences, and more. Admission is free with the option to buy tickets which can be exchanged for various sampling amounts. This year, the event moves back to Windsor Station. You can find out more here

Montreal Comic Arts Festival
May 24-26, 2019 @ Espace La Fontaine (3933 du Parc Lafontaine)
Friday 1pm-7pm, Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 10am-5pm, Free

Now in its 8th edition, the Montreal Comic Arts Festivals allows comic book junkies to meet local authors and special guests through a series of exhibits, roundtable discussions, workshops, screenings, live drawings, and more. More information here.

Model Train Expo
September 25-26, 2019 @ Dorval Arena (1450 Dawson, Dorval)
10am-5pm, Children $8, Adults $10 (tickets here)
Come explore the world of miniature trains! This train expo boasts "the largest collection in North America of model railroads that children can operate". Funds raised will benefit Sun Youth. 

Guided tour of Room 1742
May 25, 2019 @ Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel (900 Rene Levesque West)
11am-4pm, (Sold Out)

As part of the celebrations around the 50th anniversary of John Lennon and Yoko Ono's bed-in, the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth is organizing guided tours of the fabled room 1742 where the bed-in took place. Proceeds will go to Amnesty International.

Montreal Museums Day
May 26, 2019 @ Various Montreal museums
9am-6pm, Free

31 museums around Montreal will be opening their doors free of charge to the public with a free shuttle service. Find a full list of participating museums, shuttle routes, and more here

Vinyl Caravan Record Market
May 26, 2019 @ Bar de Courcelle (4685 Notre Dame West)
1pm-6pm, Free admission

Several DJs and vinyl enthusiasts will haul their crates out to St. Henri and have records up for sale.

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

Mornings Rock with Terry DiMonte is heard weekdays from 5:30-10am. Tune-in at 97.7 FM in Montreal, via the FREE iHeartRadio Canada app, or right here at