Around Town: March 13-15, 2020

Around town

Here are some events and shows taking place in and around Montreal this weekend from March 13-15, 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 


NOTE: Due to the coronavirus, some events may be canceled or postponed. Consult with promoters and venues as scheduled events may change.



Evanescence tribute
March 13, 2020 @ La P'tite Grenouille (3435 St. Laurent)
Doors 5pm, Show 8:30pm, $19.06 

Haunted Whispers pays tribute to Evanescence.

Augury + Démence + Morbid Prototype + Brisance CANCELED
March 13, 2020 @ Foufounes Electriques (87 Ste. Catherine Est)
Doors 7pm, $18

Montreal progressive death metal band Augury plays their Concealed album in it's entirety. Démence, Morbid Prototype, and Brisance round out the night.

Sick Things + King Bull + Street Panther
March 13, 2020 @ Barfly (4062A St. Laurent)
9pm (or whenever the game ends), $10 PWYC

Montreal rockers Sick Things are joined by Red Deer's King Bull, and Montreal (kind of) muscle rockers, Street Panther.

Uubbuurruu + Magic Dawn
March 13, 2020 @ L'Escogriffe (4461 St. Denis)
Doors 9pm, Show 10pm, $11.59 

Montreal fuzz/psych rockers Uubbuurruu harken back to the 60s and Magic Dawn bring their psych-infused to L'Escogriffe for the venue's 20th anniversary.

Judas Priest tribute
March 13, 2020 @ Billy Buck (3135 Masson)
10pm, No cover

Painkiller pays tribute to Judas Priest.

Punk Police Rock & Roll Train Wreck
March 13, 2020 @ North Star Pinball (3908 St. Laurent)
10pm-3am, No cover!

DJs Hot Carl and Atom Quilty will be spinning 100% vinyl and pay tribute to punk, power pop, glam, and soul.  

Pink Floyd tribute
March 14, 2020 @ La P'tite Grenouille (3435 St. Laurent)
Doors 5pm, Show 8:30pm, $19.06

Time for Pink Floyd pays tribute to Pink Floyd.

Ghost tribute + Sabaton tributes
March 14, 2020 @ Piranha Bar (680 Ste. Catherine West)
Doors 7pm, Show 7:30pm, $12-$15 

The Clergy pays tribute to Ghost and Panzer Battalion pays tribute to Sabaton. Unveil also plays as part of this lineup.

Rush tribute
March 14, 2020 @ Club Square Dix30 (9200 Leduc, Brossard)
8pm, Sold Out

New World Men pay tribute to Rush.

Stevie Ray Vaughan tribute
March 14, 2020 @ Rialto Theatre (5723 Parc)
8pm, $36.25 

The SRV Tribute Blues Band pays tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughan.

Soirée Hi-Fidélité
March 14, 2020 @ Espace Knox (6215 Godfrey)
8pm-1am, $5

Dance the night away to an 80s playlist mixed by DJ Brendan Kelly. Expect to hear music from artists like The Cure, Psychedelic Furs, David Bowie, and more. 

Thrice + Blink 182 tributes
March 14, 2020 @ L'Hémisphère Gauche (221 Beaubien East)
8pm, By donation (suggested $12)
Beggars pays tribute to Thrice and Dude Ranch pays tribute to Blink. Riverbeds fills out the night.

Daylite Vampies
March 14, 2020 @ The Wheel Club (3373 Cavendish)
8:30pm, $10

Daylite Vampires pay tribute to Classic Rock legends.

March 15, 2020 @ Bar Le Ritz (179 Jean Talon West)
7pm, $18-$20 

Long Island metalcore band, Sanction plays Le Ritz this Sunday.

March 15, 2020 @ Foufounes Electriques (87 Ste. Catherine East)
7pm, $28-$30 

Finnish melodic death metal band Insomnium comes to Foufounes this weekend as part of their North American tour.

Glen Matlock + Chris Snelgrove
March 15, 2020 @ Turbo Haus (2040 St. Denis)
Doors 8pm, Show 8:30pm, $24 

The Sex Pistols' original bass player, Glen Matlock plays an intimate venue this Sunday night.

Artist Radio

Listen to music from bands playing in Montreal this weekend


Art Matters Festival
February 29-March 23, 2020 @ Various locations
Art Matters is a non-profit festival that allows art students to display their work in public spaces. Be it film, music, new media, theatre, dance, sculpture, or design; there's something for everyone. Find the full schedule here

Bowser and Blue CANCELED
March 13, 2020 @ Hurley's Irish Pub (1225 Crescent)
7:30pm, $20
Montreal comedy troubadours Bowser and Blue return to their roots with an intimate pub gig.