Around Town: January 24-26, 2020

Around town

Here are some events and shows taking place in and around Montreal this weekend from January 24-26, 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 


Rolling Stones tribute
January 24, 2020 @ La P'tite Grenouille (3435 St. Laurent)
Doors 5pm, Show 8:30pm, $19.06

Forever Stones pay tribute to the Stones.

Megadeth, Metallica, Slayer, Anthrax tribute
January 25, 2020 @ La P'tite Grenouille (3435 St. Laurent)
Doors 5pm, Show 8:30pm, $19.06 

Nailed It pays tribute to the Big 4: Megadeth, Metallica, Slayer, and Anthrax.

Kasador + Po Lazarus + Elliot Sinclair
January 25, 2020 @ Bar Le Ritz (179 Jean Talon West)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $12-$15 

Kingston alt-rockers Kasador hit the stage with Montreal indie rockers Po Lazarus and Kingston indie transplant Elliot Sinclair.

The Doors tribute
January 25, 2020 @ Club Soda (1225 St. Laurent)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, Free or $10 for guaranteed admission 

Feast of Friends pays tribute to The Doors.

Earth, Wind & Fire tribute
January 25, 2020 @ Quai des Brumes (4481 St. Denis)
9pm, $10

9 local musicians pay tribute to the sounds of Earth, Wind & Fire.

January 26, 2020 @ L'Olympia (1004 Ste. Catherine East)
Doors 6pm, Show 8pm, $50.75 

Think Iron Age and vikings as this European experimental folk band takes over L'Olympia on Sunday.

January 26, 2020 @ L'Astral (305 Ste. Catherine West)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $39.50 

English Psychedelic rockers Temples hit L'Astral this weekend. A must for those who enjoy the sounds of Tame Impala!


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

Damien Jurado + Nick Thune
January 24, 2020 @ L'Astral (305 Ste. Catherine West)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $38
Comedian Damien Jurado and Nick Thune bring their Sad Music, Sad Comedy Tour to Montreal.

Retro Expo Montreal
January 26, 2020 @ Hotel Espresso (1005 Guy)
10am-5pm, $5, Free for kids under 10

Toys, comic books, video games, and cosplay take over the Espresso Hotel this Sunday. Organizers are even encouraging patrons to come dressed up as a family in their favourite character costumes! More info here

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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