Around Town: January 10-12, 2020

Around town

Here are some events and shows taking place in and around Montreal this weekend from January 10-12, 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 


Beatles tribute
January 10, 2020 @ Club Soda (1225 St. Laurent)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, Free or $10 for guaranteed admission 

HELP! pays tribute to The Beatles.

Prieur & Landry + Lake Saint-John Power & Papper Cie + The Space Wizards
January 10, 2020 @ Foufounes Electriques (87 Ste. Catherine East)
Doors 9pm, Show 10pm, $10 

Grunge meets blues as Montreal stoner rockers Prieur & Landry play Foufounes.  Lake Saint-John Power & Papper Cie and The Space Wizards are also on the bill.

Emo Night MTL 3rd Year Anniversary
January 10, 2020 @ Turbo Haus (2040 St. Denis)
11pm-3am, $5 

Relive the emo wave of the early 2000s with this emo-themed dance party. 

A tribute to wildlife
January 11, 2020 @ Rialto Theatre (5723 Parc)
7:30pm, $45 

Montreal musicians come together to raise money for Junglekeepers, a group which raises funds for the Amazon. Some of the participating artists include Safia Nolin, Brad and Andrew Barr (The Barr Brothers), Patrick Watson, La Force (Broken Social Scene's Ariel Engle), Erika Angell (Thus Owls), and more.

Black Sabbath tribute
January 11, 2020 @ Club Soda (1225 St. Laurent)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, Free or $10 for guaranteed admission 

Back Sabbath pays tribute to Ozzy.

Grateful Dead tribute
January 11, 2020 @ Wheel Club (3373 Cavendish)
Doors 9pm, Show 10pm, $10

Bokomaru pays tribute to the Dead.


Luminotherapie: Pop!
Until January 26, 2020 @ Place des Festivals

Place des festivals' outdoor light exhibit is back for a 10th edition. Lights are the primary focus of this project with interactive stations based on 5 fantastical creatures who like to party.

Art Battle Montreal
January 10, 2020 @ DBC Gallery (1387 Ste. Catherine East)
7:30pm, $10 

Artists compete under the watchful eye of the general public who gets to vote on who wins this edition of Art Battle!

No Pants Subway Ride
January 12, 2020 @ Various locations

Originally created by Improv Everywhere in New York City in 2002, the No Pants Subway Ride Day has no political or charitable motivation—its sole purpose is to have fun and be silly while riding the metro without pants! The group will meet just past the turnstiles at Sherbrooke metro at 2:30pm.

Haunted Pub Crawl
January 12, 2020 @ McKibbin's Irish Pub Downtown (1426 Bishop)
3pm, $21.30 

The Haunted Pub Crawl will visit 3 Montreal haunted pubs. Organizers promise to tell the history of several haunted spots in Montreal along with legendary ghost stories.

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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