Around Town: February 7-9, 2020

Around town

Here are some events and shows taking place in and around Montreal this weekend from February 7-9, 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 


Elliot Maginot
February 7-8, 2020 @ Le Ministère (4521 boul. St. Laurent)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $20 (Sold Out on Saturday)

Indie folk-inspired singer-songwriter Elliot Maginot plays 2 shows this weekend. 

Coldest Night of the Year
February 7-8, 2020 @ Turbo Haus (2040 St. Denis)
Fri. 7pm, Sat. 8pm, $10 or PWYC

Local bands will be coming together over 2 nights to raise money for On Rock Community Services. On the bill: Watch For Wolves, Emborne Drive, Norescue, Harriers, Kennedy, Premonition, and more.

Klaus + Thus Owls
February 7, 2020 @ Maison de la culture Maisonneuve (4200 Ontario East)
Doors 7:15pm, Show 8pm, $25 

Klaus (featuring former members of Karkwa and Patrick Watson) brings the art rock while Thus Owls delves into experimental indie rock at this local showcase.

The Tragically Hip tribute
February 7, 2020 @ McKibbin's Vaudreuil (3036 de La Gare, Vaudreuil)
9:30pm, By donation

AA Meeting pays tribute to The Hip. Donations will be given to the Downie Wenjack Foundation.

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

Blaze of Glory pays tribute to Bon Jovi.

Premier Ciel: OK Nous V'là
February 8, 2020 @ Club Dix30 (9200 boul. Leduc, Brossard)
8pm, $48

Premier Ciel pays tribute to the bands (Harmonium, Beau Dommage, Octobre et Contraction) that played a historical concert on Mount Royal on the night of June 26, 1976.

Queen tribute
February 8, 2020 @ Paradoxe Theatre (5959 Monk)
8pm, $31.30 

Queen Flash pays tribute to Queen.

The Tragically Hip tribute
February 8, 2020 @ Chez Maurice (1897 Ste. Angelique, Saint Lazare)

It would have been Gord Downie's birthday this weekend so 5 Pistols will be paying tribute to The Hip.

The Rolling Stones tribute
February 8, 2020 @ The Wheel Club (3373 Cavendish)
8:30pm, $15

The B# Bandits pay tribute to The Rolling Stones.

#SaveAustralia fundraiser
February 9, 2020 @ Piranha Bar (680 Ste. Catherine West)
7pm, By donation, PWYC

Local musicians including Danny Rebel and Lee La (The Damn Truth) come together to raise money for the Australian Red Cross and Wildlife Rescue South Coast.

The Jerry Cans
February 9, 2020 @ Petit Campus (57 Prince Arthur East)
Doors 7:30pm, Show 8pm, $20-$25

Traditional Inuit throat singing meets folk-inspired music as Iqaluit's The Jerry Cans take to the stage at Petit Campus.


Artist Radio

Listen to music from the original bands that have tributes to them this weekend in Montreal


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.

Fête des neiges de Montréal
Weekends until February 9, 2020 @ Parc Jean Drapeau
10am-6pm, various pricing packages 

An annual winter staple in Montreal, Fete des neiges has a wide array of family-friendly outdoor activities spread out over 4 consecutive weekends. More info and pricing here.   

Dorval Winter Games
February 5-8, 15+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

Westmount Winter Carnival
February 6-8, 2020 @ Various locations
Various hours

Brave the winter weather for some family-friendly activities including skating, sleigh rides, sugar shack, toboggan run, inflatable games, family dinner, and more! Full schedule here

ArtJam vol. 34
February 7, 2020 @ Nomad Life (129 Van Horne)
8pm-2am, $10 

Live art, live music, live video. Drop by this multidisciplinary workspace and take in various works from a handful of Montreal artists. 

International Wrestling Syndicate: Praise the Violence 2020
February 8, 2020 @ Club Unity (1171 Ste. Catherine East)
7pm, $10 

Matt Angel defens his title against former champion "Speedball" Mike Bailey.

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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