Around Town: January 17-19, 2020

Around town

Here are some events and shows taking place in and around Montreal this weekend from January 17-19, 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 


Soundgarden tribute
January 17, 2020 @ La P'tite Grenouille (3435 St. Laurent)
Doors 5pm, Show 8:30pm, $19.06 

Black Hole Sound pays tribute to Soundgarden.

Angels and Airwaves + Social Animals POSTPONED: May 29, 2020
January 17, 2020 @ L'Olympia (1004 Ste. Catherine East)
Doors 6pm, Show 8pm, $56.75 

Tom DeLonge and the boys from Angels and Airwaves play the Olympia this Friday night. Alt rockers Social Animals kick off the night.

Journey tribute
January 18, 2020 @ La P'tite Grenouille (3435 St. Laurent)
Doors 5pm, Show 8:30pm, $19.06 

Believin Journey pays tribute to Journey.

Prince + friends dance night
January 18, 2020 @ Bar Le Ritz (179 Jean Talon West)
11pm-3am, $10

Dance the night away to Prince's discography and acts inspired by Prince.


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.

Montreal International Auto Show
January 17-26, 2020 @ Palais des congrès (201 Viger West)
Various hours, $7-$41 

A car lover's paradise! The Montreal International Auto Show boasts more than 600 cars on site and has attracted upwards of 200,000 visitors in previous years!

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

Jardineries d'hiver opening day
January 18, 2020 @ Esplanade du Parc Olympique (4115 Pierre de Coubertin)
10:30am-4:30pm, Free admission

Lawn bowling on ice, hot chocolate, hot wine, marshmallow, and snow games are all part of this family-friendly activity area located at the southwestern tip of the Big O.

Haunted Pub Crawl
January 19, 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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