Around Town October 13-15, 2017

Here are some events and shows taking place in and around Montreal this weekend from October 13-15, 2017. 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


Phoenix + Lo Moon
October 13, 2017 @ Metropolis (59 Ste. Catherine East), Doors 6:30PM, Show 8PM, $48
These indie rockers from France exploded in popularity after their song "1901" was featured in multiple TV shows and campaigns and eventually hit number 1 on the Billboard Hot Alternative chart. Buy tickets HERE.

The New Pornographers + Born Ruffians
October 13, 2017 @ Corona Theatre (2490 Notre-Dame West), Doors 7PM, Show 8PM, $30.50-$33
The Vancouver-based power pop collective brings their current formation to the Sud Ouest. These musicians are a lot of fun live! As an added bonus, Born Ruffians are opening for them! Buy tickets HERE.

Street Meat
October 13, 2017 @ L'Escalier (552 Ste. Catherine East), 9PM, FREE
You may have caught these guys performing at various street fairs around the city. Now, they're taking over this intimate room for a night of rockabilly, jazz manouche, bluegrass and rock.

Mod Club
October 14, 2017 @ Bar de Courcelle (4685 Notre Dame West)
DJ Parka Pat and special guest Matt Ward (Nowhere To Run Brisbane) play nothing but 60s music on 45 vinyl all night long!


Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho
October 13-15, 2017 @ Cinema du Parc (3575 Parc Av.), Various times
Rewatch this Hitchcock classic at the theatre! Psycho screens Friday and Saturday night at 11:30PM and Sunday at 2:30PM. Buy your tickets HERE.


Festival des Couleurs
October 13-15, 2017 @ La Grande Roue de Montreal (362 de la Commune East)
La Grande Roue, Canada's tallest ferris wheel is giving away free admission to kids 12 and under during the first 2 hours of operation this Friday through Sunday. Also, this weekend only, catch DJs, clowns, stilt walkers, jugglers, bouncy castles, and face painting. Opening hours are Friday Noon-7PM, Saturday and Sunday 10AM-7PM.

Atwater Library Fall Book Sale
October 13-14, 2017 @ Atwater Library (1200 Atwater)
The Atwater Library is having their Fall book sale this weekend with all proceeds going to the library's educational programs. Browse through art books, biographies, books on history, classic literature, best-sellers and gift books. Friday 6PM-8PM, Saturday 10AM-4PM.

Les Jardineries Closing Night
October 13, 2017 @  Esplande Financière Sun Life (4115 Pierre de Coubertin), 5PM-11PM, FREE
The multi-disciplinary space in next to Olympic Park is closing up shop for the season. Here's your last chance to catch live music, circus performances, ballet and gymnastics workshops, as well as giant Jenga, mini-putt, and quaint bonfires. Family-friendly and free!

Cassette Store Day at SoundCentral
October 13, 2017 @ SoundCentral (4486 Coloniale), as of 7PM, $5 voluntary contribution
Celebrate International Cassette Store Day a day early at SoundCentral. Sift through tapes and records as 6 bands take over this longstanding Montreal record store.

Video Game and Retro Items Sale
October 14, 2017 @ Centre Communautaire Ste. Catherine d'Alexandrie (1700 Amherst), 10AM-4:30PM, FREE
Come browse through 40 tables of video games and retro items including vintage toys, figurines, comics. 

Cassette Store Day 5-K7
October 14, 2017 @ Aux 33 Tours (1373 Mont-Royal East), Noon-7PM
Our friends at Aux 33 Tours are celebrating their 1st ever Cassette Store Day (yes, it's a thing – more HERE) by tipping their hats to physical music media and D.I.Y. and local music. The store promises to have rarities on cassette up for sale as of noon and live in-store performances after 5PM!


RBC 14th Oktoberfest BBQ and Raffle supporting West Island organizations
October 13, 2017 @ RBC Place Grilli (3535 boul. St. Charles, Kirland), 11AM-5PM
Come enjoy some eats straight off the grill and participate in the raffle to win some great prizes from Canadian Tire, Bistro Pointe Claire, and Lucy Anglin Fabric Sculpture. Proceeds benefit the West Island Palliative Care Residence, West Island MS Self-Help Group, and the West Island LGBTQ Youth Centre.

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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