Around Town: November 29-December 1, 2019

Around town

Here are some events and shows taking place in and around Montreal this weekend from November 29-December 1, 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 


Pearl Jam tribute
November 29, 2019 @ La P'tite Grenouille (3435 St. Laurent)
Doors: 5pm, Show 8:30pm, $19.06 

Vitalogy pays tribute to Pearl Jam.

La Grande Guignolée Underground #12
November 29, 2019 @ Foufounes Electriques (87 Ste. Catherine East)
Doors 7pm, Show 7:30pm, $18-$22

A handful of local metal bands are joining forces to raise money and non-perishable goods for Sun Youth. Acts include Ghoulunatics, Burning the Opressor, Obsolete Mankind, Marionet-X.

The Jim Cuddy Band
November 29, 2019 @ Place des Arts (175 Ste. Catherine West)
Doors 7:15pm, Show 8pm, $44.25-$76.95 

Blue Rodeo's Jim Cuddy brings his side project to Place des Arts this Friday.

The Anti-Queens + Dirty Cheetah + Bad Skin
November 29, 2019 @ Petit Campus (59 Prince Arthur East)
Doors 8pm, Show 8:30pm, $12.25 

Toronto power punk rockers The Anti-Queens are joined by Montreal's Dirty Cheetah and Bad Skin.

Leif Vollebekk + Rebecca Foon
November 29, 2019 @ Le National (1220 Ste. Catherine East)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, Sold out

Montreal singer-songwriter Leif Vollebekk plays Le National. Cellist and vocalist Rebecca Foon opens.

Emo Night Montreal
November 29, 2019 @ Foufounes Electriques (87 Ste. Catherine East)
10pm-3am, $5-$10 

Relive the era of dyed black hair, converse, and tight jeans at this emo-themed DJ night. 

Styx tribute
November 30, 2019 @ Club Square Dix30 (9200 Leduc, Brossard)
8pm, Sold out

The Grand Illusion pays tribute to Styx.

Gordon Lightfoot (postponed until April 16, 2020)
November 30, 2019 @ Place des Arts (175 Ste. Catherine West)
8pm, $62.25-$93.75 

Canadian folk legend Gordon Lightfoot just turned 80 and he's back on the road!

The Dirty Nil
November 30, 2019 @ Petit Campus (57 Prince Arthur East)
Doors 7:30pm, Show 8:30pm, $21.75 

Alt rockers The Dirty Nil bring the loud to town this Saturday.

Po Lazarus + Technicolor Dreamers
November 30, 2019 @ Turbo Haus (2040 St. Denis)
9pm, $12-$15 

It's a night of local indie rock with Po Lazarus and Technicolor Dreams.

Alex Henry Foster
November 30, 2019 @ L'Astral (305 Ste. Catherine West)
Doors 8pm, Show 9pm, Sold Out

Your Favorite Enemy's Alex Henry Foster plays a sold out show at L'Astral this Saturday.

Ramones + Misfits tributes
November 30, 2019 @ Katacombes (1635 St. Laurent)
Doors 8pm, Show 9pm, $10

The Raymonds pay tribute to The Ramones and Hungry Ones pay tribute to the Misfits.

Mod Club
November 30, 2019 @ North Star Pinball (3908 St. Laurent)
10pm-3am, No cover

Hit the dance floor to the sounds of 60s soul, R&B, and garage rock... all spun on vinyl! 

World of post-punk dance party
November 30, 2019 @ Bar Le Ritz (179 Jean Talon West)
11pm-3am, before midnight: $5, after midnight: $10

A dance party celebrating post-punk influenced music including punk funk, new wave, and more.

Katacombes closing party (1 of 12): Acoustic party + art market
December 1, 2019 @ Katacombes (1635 St. Laurent)
1pm-9:30pm, $10

Katacombes will be closing at the end of the year. The venue will be hosting special shows leading up to the end of the year including this acoustic party featuring 10 bands along with an art market.

Bands For Baskets
December 1, 2018 @ Bar B Barn West Island (330 des Sources, Dollard-des-Ormeaux)
3pm-11pm, $10 donation or non-perishable food items

7 Montreal bands hit the stage with all funds raised going towards holiday Christmas baskets for the less fortunate. Bands on this year's roster include the Dwane Dixon Band, Steve Rowe, Biz Oliver, and more.

Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (screening)
December 1, 2019 @ Cinema de Sève (1400 de Maisonneuve West)

A 35mm version of one of the most influential concert films will be screened this Sunday at Concordia University's Cinema de Sève.

Current Swell
December 1, 2019 @ Bar Le Ritz (179 Jean Talon West)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $18.50 

Victoria indie rockers, Current Swell play a show at this intimate Montreal venue.


Come From Away
November 26-December 1, 2019 @ Place des Arts (175 Ste. Catherine West)
Various hours, $115.10-$191.60 

The Canadian musical which has been garnering rave reviews finally comes to Montreal. The production is based on the true story of how the small town of Gander, Newfoundland dealt with the weeks following September 11 and the influx of passengers who where sent their way.

Salon du jeu de société de Montréal
November 30-December 1, 2019 @ Marché Bonsecours (350 St. Paul East)
Sat. 10:30am-8pm, Sun. 10am-5pm, $12-$18 

This is the place for board game enthusiasts! Discover the latest board games on the market, meet the creators, and play along with fellow board game players.  

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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