Around Town: February 21-23, 2020

Around town

Here are some events and shows taking place in and around Montreal this weekend from February 21-23, 2020. 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 


Red Hot Chili Peppers tribute
February 21, 2020 @ La P'tite Grenouille (3435 St. Laurent)
Doors 5pm, Show 8:30pm, $19.06

The Peppers of Funk pay tribute to the Chili Peppers.

Mardi Gras with Jazz Mofos
February 21, 2020 @ L'Annexe St. Ambroise (5080 St. Ambroise)

Celebrate New Orleans and Mardi Gras with the Jazz Mofos. Costumes are encouraged.

The Franklin Electric
February 21, 2020 @ Metropolis (59 Ste. Catherine East)
Doors 6:30pm, Show 8pm, $40.75 

Juno-nominated Montreal-based indie-folk collective, The Franklin Electric plays a show as part of Montréal En Lumière.

Elephant Stone (album launch) + Meggie Lennon
February 21, 2020 @ L'Escogriffe (4461 St. Denis)
Doors 8:30pm, Show 9pm, $17.50-$22.50 

Montreal indie psych-inspired band Elephant Stone launched their newest album, Hollow.

The Dark Eighties dance night
February 21, 2020 @ Cabaret Berlin (1661 Ste. Catherine East)
9pm-3am, $9 

Dance your heart out to the alternative 80s: EBM, goth, industrial, new romantics, dark wave, post punk, and some cult 80s hits.

Sugar Sugar // Retro Pop Soul Funk Dance Party
February 21, 2020 @ Bar Le Ritz (179 Jean Talon West)
11pm-3am, $10

It's a brand new retro dance night with a playlist inspired by soul and funk from the 50s, 60s, and 70s. Expect music from artists like Stevie Wonder, Roy Orbison, Buddy Holly, The Temptations, Elvis Presley. James Brown, Dolly Parton, and more.

The Beatles tribute
February 22, 2020 @ La P'tite Grenouille (3435 St. Laurent)
Doors 5pm, Show 8:30pm, $19.06 

Come Together pays tribute to The Beatles.

Show Harley
February 22, 2020 @ Bell Centre (1909 av. des Canadiens de Montreal)
Doors 7:30pm, Show 8:30pm, $52.70-$118.95 

Catch some custom Harley-Davidson motorcycles alongside live music from The Damn Truth, Eric Lapointe, Matt Lang, Jonas Tomalty, and more.

Chris Velan + Malachi Vale
February 22, 2020 @ Ursa (5589 Parc)
8pm, $12

Local singer-songwriters Chris Velan and Malachi Vale perform this Saturday at this intimate Mile End venue.

Black Sabbath + Judas Priest tributes
February 22, 2020 @ Piranha Bar (680 Ste. Catherine West)
Doors 8pm, Show 9pm, $10

Holy Sabbath pays tribute to Black Sabbath and Painkiller pays tribute to Judas Priest.

The Rolling Stones tribute
February 22, 2020 @ Club Soda (1225 St. Laurent)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, Free with RSVP, or $10 for guaranteed admission 

The Blushing Brides pay tribute to The Rolling Stones.

Shane Murphy
February 22, 2020 @ Chateau du Lac (460 Main Rd., Hudson)
8:30pm, $10

Local modern bluesman, Shane Murphy brings his funk/soul/reggae/rock-inspired sounds to Hudson.

Danny Rebel & The KGB
February 22, 2020 @ Rosewood (60 St. Jacques)
9pm, No cover charge

Local reggae band, Danny Rebel & The KGB take over this Old Montreal venue. Local soul musician Patrick Lehman opens.

Mardi Gras/Dr. John celebration
February 22, 2020 @ The Wheel Club (3373 Cavendish)
9pm, $20 

A special 7-piece edition of The Rocket 88s celebrate the music of New Orleans and Dr. John.

Beatlemania + British Invasion Jukebox
February 23, 2020 @ Leonardo Da Vinci Center (8370 Lacordaire, St. Leonard)
7pm, $40 

Relive the British Invasion with live tributes to The Beatles, The Kinks, The Rolling Stones, The Yardbirds, The Hollies, and more.

Rush + Primus tributes
February 23, 2020 @ Club Soda (1225 St. Laurent)
Door 7pm, Show 8pm, $21.75
The Camera Eye pays tribute to Rush while Space Farm pays tribute to Primus.

Joseph Arthur + Bud Rice
February 23, 2020 @ Petit Campus (57 Prince Arthur East)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $24 
Singer-songwriter Joseph Arthur (Fistful of Mercy, RNDM) brings his solo act to Petit Campus. Local singer-songwriter Bud Rice opens.

Artist Radio

Some of the bands you'll be able to catch in concert this weekend


Les Jardineries
Weekends until March 8, 2020 @ Esplanade du Parc Olympique (4115 Pierre de Coubertin)
10:30am-4:30pm, Free

This community space will play host to a fire pit, a chalet, warm beverages, churros, winter lawn bowling, and more family-friendly activities.

Montréal en Lumière
February 20-March 1, 2020 @ Various locations 
A mainstay in Montreal, Montréal en Lumière is a celebration of performing arts, gastronomy, and outdoor activities! Highlights of this year's edition include the popular Nuit Blanche all nighter (February 29), free activities in the Quartier des spectacles, and numerous musical performances. Full programming available here.

Dorval Winter Games
February 22, 2020 @ Dorval City Hall (60 av. Martin, Dorval)
Various hours, Free

Skating, tobogganing, sugar shack, and pony rides are just some of the activities at this year's edition of the Dorval Winter Carnival. Full schedule here

Montreal Outdoor, Hunting and Fishing Show
February 20-23, 2020 @ Palais des congrès (1001 pl. Jean Paul Riopelle)
Various hours, $5-$37 

This year's edition promises some of the latest innovations, accessories, outdoor destinations, fishing boats, ATVs and more when it comes to the great outdoors. You can find out more here.

Fête des Fromages d'ici
February 20-22, 2020 @ Complexe Desjardins (150 Ste. Catherine West)
Thurs. + Fri. 11:30am-7pm, Sat. 11:30am-5pm, Free admission

Meet Quebec cheesemakers, sample cheeses, and purchase some classic and harder to find cheese. Part of Montréal En Lumière.

Repair Café
February 22, 2020 @ Mon Atelier de quartier (1201 Jean Talon East)
12:30pm-4:30pm, By donation

Broken laptop, smartphone, tablet, small appliance, or textiles? Don't throw it out! Volunteers will help you understand their inner workings and show you how to repair them.

A Legion of Friends Comedy Night with Joey Elias
February 22, 2020 @ Lasalle Legion (7771 Bouvier, Lasalle)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $20-$25

Joey Elias performs standup comedy along with fellow local comics in support of the Lasalle Legion.

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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