Around Town: April 5-7, 2019

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Here are some events and shows taking place in and around Montreal this weekend from April 5-7, 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 


Tribute to Blink 182
April 5, 2019 @ La P'tite Grenouille (3435 St. Laurent)
Doors 5pm, Show 8:30pm, $15 (tickets here

Drink 182 pays tribute to Blink.

Tiny Moving Parts + Free Throw + worlds greatest dad
April 5, 2019 @ Bar Le Ritz (179 Jean Talon West)
Doors 7pm, Show 7:30pm, $22-$25 (tickets here

Emo revival band Tiny Moving Parts plays Bar Le Ritz along with Free Throw and worlds greatest dad.

Tributes to Nirvana, Soundgarden, Alice in Chains, Stone Temple Pilots
April 5, 2019 @ Foufounes Electriques (87 Ste. Catherine East)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $15 (tickets here

Sliver pays tribute to Nirvana, Badmotorfinger pays tribute to Soundgarden, Facelift pays tribute to Alice in Chains, and Vasoline pays tribute to Stone Temple Pilots.

Dream Theater
April 5, 2019 @ Place des Arts (175 Ste. Catherine West)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, Sold Out

Prog rockers, Dream Theater play Place des Arts this Friday.

The Steady Swagger + Bad Uncle
April 5, 2019 @ Petit Campus (57 Prince Arthur East)
Doors 9:30pm, Show 10pm, $12.25 (tickets here

A tall lumberjack from Northern Ontario, a peculiar bearded Montrealer, and a young strapping Italian walk into a bar... What do you get? A night of rockabilly music with The Steady Swagger.

Heart of Montreal: Soul Club #5
April 5, 2019 @ Casa del Popolo (4873 St. Laurent)
10pm-3am, Free admission

Northern soul, crossover, motown, stax, and modern soul from the past 50 years will all be spun on 45s.

World of Bowie Dance
April 5, 2019 @ Bar Le Ritz (179 Jean Talon West)
11pm-3am, $10 (tickets here

DJ Aladdin Sane spins tracks from Bowie's mod, glam, punk, new wave, and dance floor years. Face painting is encouraged.

Brit Floyd
April 6, 2019 @ Place des Arts (175 Ste. Catherine West)
Doors 7:15pm, Show 8pm, $54.85-$81.35 (tickets here

Brit Folyd plays songs from The Wall, The Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here, Animals, The Division Bell.

Ex Hex + Moaning
April 6, 2019 @ L'Escogriffe (4461 St. Denis)
Doors 8pm, Show 8:30pm, $20-$23 (tickets here

Indie garage rockers, Ex Hex play L'Escogriffe on Saturday.

Montreal Punk Rock Flea Market
April 7, 2019 @ Foufounes Electriques (87 Ste. Catherine East)
11am-6pm, Free admission

Broke and Stoked presents another edition of the Montreal Punk Rock Flea Market featuring vendors that sell punk-themed attire, skateboards, vinyl, pins, patches, posters, and more.

The Castagnes + Calico Fray
April 7, 2019 @ Quai des Brumes (4481 St. Denis)

Brother-sister glam/punk/trash/pop duo, The Castagnes play Quai des Brumes this Sunday.


Salada Market
April 5-6, 2019 @ Salada Building (5430 Cote de Liesse, Mount Royal)
Fri. 4pm-11pm, Sat. noon-11pm, Free admission before 8pm

The vacant Salada building just west of Decarie and Highway 40 will be transformed into a pop up market with local merchants, artisans, and restaurateurs (including food trucks) on hand. Free parking at Royalmount and Royden, and a free shuttle will be available from De La Savane metro.

Monster Spectacular XXV
April 6, 2019 @ Olympic Stadium (4545 Pierre de Coubertin)
Doors 5pm, Show 7pm, $37.50-$99.50 (tickets here

Axe, Avenger, Rage, Brutus, and War Wizard are just some of the Monster Trucks you'll see at the Big O this Saturday.

Montreal Toycon
April 7, 2019 @ Courtyard Marriott (7000 pl. Robert Joncas)
10am-4pm, Free admission

Montreal's toy, anime, and sci-fi convention is back. Organizers promise comic books, toys, cosplay, and more. More details here

NDG Sugar Shack
April 7, 2019 @ Girouard Park (3500 Girouard)
2pm-6pm, Free/donations welcome

Maple taffy, pea soup, live music, games, and more round out this free sugar shack-themed afternoon.

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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