Around Town: April 13-15, 2018


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


Sword + Guests
April 13, 2018 @ Club Soda (1225 St. Laurent)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $33.75 (tickets HERE)

Montreal 80s formation, Sword, is back on stage this Friday night at Club Soda ahead of the release of their 3rd album.

Punk Police Rock & Roll Train Wreck
April 13, 2018 @ North Star Pinball (3908 St. Laurent)
10pm-3am, No cover!

DJs Hot Carl and Atom Quilty will be spinning 100% vinyl as they pay tribute to some of the biggest hits from the 80s. 

Papa Roach
April 14, 2018 @ Metropolis (59 Ste. Catherine East)
Doors 6pm, Show 7pm, SOLD OUT

Your last resort to get to see Papa Roach this weekend is if you know someone who already has tickets for what promises to be one loud, sold out concert! 

3TEETH + Ho99o9 (Horror) w/ Street Sects 
April 14, 2018 @ Foufounes Electriques (87 Ste. Catherine East)
Doors 6pm, Show 7pm, $20-$24 (tickets HERE)

Named one of Rolling Stones Magazine's "Artists You Need To Know" in 2014, Ho99o9 merges punk with experimental hip hop this Saturday night at Foufs as they join 3TEETH and Street Sects.

The Bronze Cover Show
April 14, 2018 @ La Vitrola (4602 St. Laurent)
Doors 8:30pm, Show 9pm, $10 or PWYC

12 bands will take to the stage to cover songs from all 7 seasons of Buffy The Vampire Slayer. Vampire-themed drinks and photobooth also available on-site.

Ministry + Chelsea Wolfe + The God Bombs
April 15, 2018 @ Metropolis (59 Ste. Catherine East)
Doors 6:30pm, Show 7:30pm, $52.50-$57 (tickets HERE)

Metal is the order of the night this Sunday: Ministry and Chelsea Wolfe come to town along with The God Bombs.

Dweezil Zappa "Choice Cuts" World Tour 2018
April 15, 2018 @ Corona Theatre (2490 Notre Dame West)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $50.50-$82.50 (tickets HERE)

Frank Zappa's son, Dweezil Zappa, brings his guitar and the familiarity of his father's discography to the Corona Theatre this Sunday night.

The Mountain Goats + Dead Rider
April 15, 2018 @ L'Astral (305 Ste. Catherine West)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $33-$43.75 (tickets HERE)

The Mountain Goats stop in at L'Astral for an evening of emotionally-heavy lyrics set to an indie soundtrack.


21 Swings
Ongoing until May 27, 2018 @ Quartier des spectacles (de Maisonneuve between Jeanne Mance/St. Urbain)
Montreal's now world-famous musical swing sets are back again this year in the Quartier des spectacles. This is the 1st weekend to take advantage of the swings for this season. Is the rain keeping you away? Not to worry, the swings will be accessible until May 27, 2018.

Mac N' Cheese Week
Ongoing until April 15, 2018 @ Various locations
A handful of restaurateurs around Montreal are putting their spin on mac n' cheese. Find a participating restaurant and vote for your favourite mac n' cheese dish HERE.

Montreal Media Celebrity Hockey Marathon
April 14, 2018 @ Pierrefonds Sportsplexe (14700 boul. Pierrefonds, Pierrefonds)

Come cheer on members of Team Canada, former NHL players, and media celebrities (including personalities from our sister station, TSN 690), as they hit the ice to raise money for the Otis Grant Foundation. Full game schedule HERE.

Empty Bowls at St-Columba-By-The-Lake Church 
April 14, 2018 @ St-Columba-By-The-Lake Church (11 Rodney Av., Pointe Claire)
11:30am-1:30pm and 5pm-7pm, $25

Enjoy a bowl of soup and keep the hand-crafted bowl afterwards! All proceeds will benefit  Bread Basket Lac St-Louis.

Isle of Dogs, BYOD: Bring Your Own Dog screening
April 15, 2018 @ Cinema du Parc (3575 du Parc)

You may have heard Terry talking about this one night only screening of Wes Anderson's Isle of Dogs where dog owners are allowed to bring their four-legged companions. Turns out the idea garnered so much interest that it's officially sold out!

Barista Week
April 15-21, 2018 @ Various locations
Montreal's Barista Week is a celebration of local, independent coffee shops, and the baristas that work there. To kick off this year's edition, participating shops will be offering up coffees this Sunday for $1 (or $2 with milk). Why not support your local coffee shop? You can find a list of participating merchants 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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