Around Town: November 22-24, 2019

Around town

Here are some events and shows taking place in and around Montreal this weekend from November 22-24, 2019. 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 


M for Montreal
November 20-23, 2019 @ Various venues
M for Montreal is an annual showcase which puts Montreal musicians at the forefront. It's a great chance for Montrealers to catch up on some new acts and mingle with some important international players involved in the music scene. You can view the full M for Montreal schedule here.

With Confidence
November 22, 2019 @ L'Astral (305 Ste. Catherine West)
7pm, $24.50 

Australia's With Confidence brings their pop punk sound to L'Astral this Friday.

Montreal Jams: Fall 2019 Session
November 22+23, 2019 @ Piranha Bar (680 Ste. Catherine West)
Doors 7:30pm, Show 8pm, $5

5 bands made up of local amateur musicians cover songs from Bryan Adams, Weezer, Neil Young, Queen, Blondie, and more. 

Green Day tribute
November 23, 2019 @ La P'tite Grenouile (3435 St. Laurent)
Doors 5pm, Show 8:30pm, $19.06 

American Minority pays tribute to Green Day.

Rock the Cause #9
November 23, 2019 @ Macallan's Pub (212 Dorval av., Dorval)
Doors 6:30pm, Show 7pm, $20

Rock The Cause is back for a 9th edition with funds supporting Bikers Against Child Abuse. Some of the bands on tap include Retrograde, Wicked Temple, and The Dwane Dixon Band.

November 23, 2019 @ L'Astral (305 Ste. Catherine West)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $24.75 

Montreal's Maggots pay tribute to Slipknot.

Big D and the Kids Table + Les Happycuriens
November 23, 2019 @ Cafe Campus (57 Prince Arthur East)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $24 

Boston's Big D and the Kids Table bring their ska punk vibes to Cafe Campus on Saturday. Local thematic ska rockers Les Happycuriens open.

London Calling: Indie Rock Punk New Wave Dance Party
November 23, 2019 @ Bar Le Ritz (179 Jean Talon West)
11pm-3am, $10

From the organizers: "British attitude meets American resolve, cult hits from the 60's mingle with the 80's chart topping earworms we love, with a fair share of electrifying 70's anthems. Throw in some 90's and 2000's alternative favorites and you've got London Calling."

High on Fire + Power Trip
November 24, 2019 @ Club Soda (1225 St. Laurent)
Doors 6pm, Show 7pm, $27.50

Sludge metal band High on Fire and thrash metal band Power Trip bring the loud to Club Soda on Sunday night.

GAMIQ 2019
November 24, 2019 @ Cafe Campus (57 Prince Arthur East)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $29.99 

The Gala de l'alternative musicale indépendante du Québec (GAMIQ) celebrates the alternative and indie music scenes in Quebec. Some of the acts at this year's gala include Caracol, Les Shirley, Cirrhose et Cendrier, and Atsuko Chiba.

Special Ops (album launch)
November 24, 2019 @ Foufounes Electriques (87 Ste. Catherine East)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $12-$15 

Montreal hard rockers, Special Ops launch their latest album "Blood and Tears".


Santa Claus Parade
November 23, 2019 @ Rene-Levesque boulevard b/w Guy and St. Urbain

The 69th edition of Montreal's Santa Claud Parade will feature over 17 floats along with marching bands and street artists.

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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