Around Town October 6-9, 2017

Here are some events and shows taking place in and around Montreal this weekend from October 6-9, 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 chom.com.

MUSIC

Against Me! + Bleached + The Dirty Nil
October 7, 2017 @ Corona Theatre (2490 Notre Dame West), Doors 8PM, Show 9PM, $31.50-$34.50
Catch punk rockers Against Me! bring down the house at Corona Theatre this Saturday along with openers Bleached and The Dirty Nil. One of the best bangs for your buck this weekend!


Future Islands
October 7, 2017 @ Metropolis (59 Ste. Catherine East), Doors 6:30PM, Show 8PM, $33-$40
No strangers to Montreal, this synthpop formation ups the venue size this weekend. Buy your tickets HERE.


O Patro Vys 15th Anniversary
October 7, 2017 @ O Patro Vys (356 Mont Royal East), Doors 9PM, $10
Has it been 15 years already for one of Montreal's most intimate, independent concert halls?! Come celebrate this impressive anniversary with performances from Blood and Glass along with members of the Patrick Watson Band and The Barr Brothers! (In the past, O Patro Vys has played host to acts including Patrick Watson, Lhasa de Sela, The Dears, Stars, Half Moon Run, Martha Wainwright, Michel Rivard, members of Arcade Fire, Broken Social Scene, and more!)


POP 80 15th Anniversary
October 7, 2017 @ La Tulipe (4530 Papineau), 10PM-1AM, $8
POP 80 is a monthly celebration of all things 80s! DJ's spin all the biggest hits from the era (U2, Blondie, Human League, Depeche Mode, and more) while patrons are invited to dress up according to the fashion from the 80s! This night will be a special edition of POP 80... they're celebrating their 15th anniversary! Buy tickets HERE.


Nulle Part + Street Meat + Murder Murder
October 7, 2017 @ Quai des Brumes (4481 St. Denis), 9:30PM, $10
This will be one cool show if only to see the guys from Street Meat! Although the band name may not ring a bell, if you've walked through some of the street fairs around Montreal, you may have caught this trio (at times a quintet) blending folk, gypsy jazz, bluegrass, and rockabilly making for one original sounding live act!


Mastodon + Eagles of Death Metal + Russian Circles
October 9, 2017 @ Metropolis (59 Ste. Catherine East), Doors 6PM, Show 7:30PM, $58
Definitely bound to be one of the loudest Mondays in the city! Close off the long weekend with a wicked live line-up! Tickets HERE.


FILM

Pearl Jam: Let's Play Two
Ongoing @ Various Cineplex Theatres
You may have heard Terry talking about this throughout the week. Let's Play Two is a concert film shot around Pearl Jam and their shows at Wrigley Field during the 2016 Chicago Cubs season. Find full showtimes and buy tickets HERE.


COMEDY

Mike Paterson Headlines The Comedy Nest
October 6-7, 2017 @ The Comedy Nest (2313 Ste. Catherine West), 8PM + 10:30PM
You may have heard comedian Mike Paterson with Terry DiMonte on Thursday morning. He'll be headlining The Comedy Nest this weekend and promises both new material and old favourites. Additional guests include Derek Seguin, Mike Ward, Abdul Butt, and David Acer. Buy your tickets HERE.


VARIOUS ATTRACTIONS

Revolution Exhibit
Ongoing until October 9, 2017 @ The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (1380 Sherbrooke West)
This is your last chance to relive or experience the 60s for the first time through this interactive exhibit which features music, film, fashion, and politics! Find out more and buy tickets HERE.


Viaduc 375
Ongoing until October 8, 2017 @ Van Horne Overpass
Live music, DJ's, food from restaurateurs behind Manitoba, art installations, and guided tours are all on the roster for this Mile-End celebration. You can find the full schedule and more HERE.


Fringe Encore
Ongoing until October 8, 2017 @ Mainline Theatre (3997 boul. St. Laurent)
Missed this year's edition of the Montreal Fringe Festival? Here's your chance to relive some of the shows and afterparties including tldr;smh, Precinct: An Improvised Cop Comedy, Le Plan Astral, Captain Aurora: In Concert, and the infamous Après Fringe 13th Hour afterparty featuring publicity stunts, 11-second dance parties, and interviews with festival artists. Find the full line-up and buy your tickets HERE


First Fridays Food Truck Gathering
October 6, 2017 @ Esplande Financière Sun Life (4115 Pierre de Coubertin), 4PM-11PM
This is the last First Fridays of the summer. Drop by the Esplanade Financière Sun Life this Friday for the last major gathering of food trucks in the city before the colder weather hits! As an added bonus, there will be 3 stages with live music to take in!


Fest'hiver
October 7-8, 2017 @ Centre de la nature de Laval (901 av. du Parc, Laval)
Come celebrate all things ski-related including an initation to skiing for kids aged 5-8. Additional activities include facepainting, inflatable games, pop corn and cotton candy, food trucks, appearances by pro skiers and snowboarders, and more! Organized by the Association des stations de ski du Quebec. More info HERE (PDF).


Festival des couleurs de Rigaud
October 7-9, 2017 @ Chartier de Lotbiniere Park (5, Pagé St., Rigaud) + Mont Rigaud Ski Center (321 Des Erables, Rigaud)
A celebration of nature's Fall colours, Festival des couleurs de Rigaud is now in its 20th edition! Check out nature trails, a local produce market, products from local artisans, and family-friendly activities. Full schedule HERE.


FUNDRAISING

Loyola's 21st Annual Beer, Smoked Meat, and Oyster Bash
October 6, 2017 @ Loyola High School (7272 Sherbrooke West), 6PM-11PM
The Loyola High School Alumni Association is throwing a gathering for any Loyola alumni with, as you might have guessed, beer, smoked meat, and oysters! Any funds collected will go to the various charities which the alumni assocation supports.


 

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 esteban.vargas@bellmedia.ca

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