Around Town: January 31-February 2, 2020

Around town

Here are some events and shows taking place in and around Montreal this weekend from January 31-February 2, 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 


Muse tribute
January 31, 2020 @ La P'tite Grenouille (3435 St. Laurent)
Doors 5pm, Show 8:30pm, $19.06 

Uprising pays tribute to Muse.

The Blue Stones
January 31, 2020 @ Petit Campus (57 Prince Arthur East)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, Sold Out

The Blue Stones bring their blues inspired rock to Petit Campus this Friday.

The Mahones + The Nils + Painbow + Seb Black
January 31, 2020 @ Foufounes Electriques (87 Ste. Catherine East)
Doors 8pm, Show 9pm, $15 

Kingston-based punk rockers The Mahones bring their 30th anniversary tour to Foufounes this weekend.

Taverne Tour
January 30-February 1, 2020
Local bars, pubs, and venues in the Plateau have come together to host an impressive roster of Montreal bands at affordable prices. Some of our picks this year include:  

  • The Sadies + Daniel Romano + Kristian North
    January 31, 2020 @ Sala Rossa (4848 St. Laurent)
    Doors 8:30pm, Show 9:30pm, $25.17 

  • King Buffalo + Atsuko Chiba + Whoop-Szo
    January 31, 2020 @ Le Ministère (4521 St. Laurent)
    Doors 8:30pm, Show 9:30pm, $16.82 

  • Pale Lips + Les Shirley
    January 31, 2020 @ Pub West Shefford (1562 Mont-Royal East)
    Doors 9pm, Show 10pm, $13.16 

  • Socalled + Wetface
    January 31, 2020 @ L'Escogriffe (4461 St. Denis)
    Doors 9pm, Show 10pm, $18.57

  • Li'l Andy
    February 1, 2020 @ Brasserie Artisanale (2407 Mont Royal Est)
    Doors 8pm, Show 9pm, $11.59 

World of Post-Punk Dance Party
January 31, 2020 @ Bar Le Ritz (179 Jean Talon West)
11pm-3am, $5 before midnight, $10 after midnight

It's all about tracks inspired by the world of post-punk including new wave, punk funk, and more.

The Tragically Hip tribute
February 1, 2020 @ La P'tite Grenouille (3435 St. Laurent)
Doors 5pm, Show 8:30pm, $19.06 

The Completely Hip pay tribute to The Tragically Hip.

February 1, 2020 @ Foufounes Electriques (87 Ste. Catherine East)
Doors 6pm, Show 6:30pm, $20 

British extreme metal band Ingested bring their Decade of Human Suffering III tour to Montreal this Saturday. Also on the bill: Visceral Disgorge, The Last Ten Seconds of Life, CABAL, and Flesh Shrine.

Long Live Music & Screen Printing
February 1, 2020 @ Cabaret Berlin (1661 Ste. Catherine East)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $10

Local acts Dead Messenger (rock power pop), Chronolith (stoner rock), The Sunset (psych/desert rock), and Ottawa's Muffler Crunch (heavy rock). Merch will also be screen-printed on site.

Alice Cooper tribute
February 1, 2020 @ The Wheel Club (3373 Cavendish)
8pm, $20

Alice's Playthings pay tribute to Alice Cooper.


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.  

Montreal Canadiens Alumni Tour
January 31, 2020 @ Bob Birnie Arena (58 Maywood, Pointe-Claire)
7pm, $10 

Montreal Canadiens alumni and 17 players from various West Island old-timers hockey associations play a charity game in support of NOVA West Island. Celebrity alumni include Marc-André Bergeron, Patrice Brisebois, Pierre Dagenais, Mathieu Dandenault, Stéphane Richer, Richard Sévigny, and more.

Main Event Wrestling
January 31, 2020 @ L'Astral (305 Ste. Catherine West)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $30 

It's a night of wrestling and comedy featuring Mance Warner, Michel Elgin, Raz Mansour, Fallah Bahh, Madman Fulton, Pauly Platinum, and more.

Winter Games
February 1, 2020 @ Girouard Park (Girouard at Sherbrooke)
2pm-5pm, Free

It's a family-oriented afternoon of outdoor activities including bavarian curling, arts and crafts, and hot chocolate.

Sainte Anne de Bellevue Fête des neiges
February 2, 2020 @ Town Hall (109 Ste. Anne, Ste. Anne de Bellevue)
1pm-4pm, Free

It's all about outdoor activities for the whole family: skating, inflatable rides, sledding, snow sculptures, and more.

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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