Around Town: November 9-11, 2018
Here are some events and shows taking place in and around Montreal this weekend from November 9-11, 2018. 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 chom.com. Around Town is made possible thanks to Le Balcon d'Art (650 Notre-Dame, St. Lambert).
Young The Giant
November 9, 2018 @ Metropolis (59 Ste. Catherine East)
Doors 6:30pm, Show 8pm, $37.25 (tickets here)
Irvine, California's Young The Giant featuring Montrealer, François Comtois comes to town this Friday. You may recognize them from their CHOM spins including "My Body", "Cough Syrup", and "It's About Time".
Mountain Dust + Monobrow + Sierra
November 9, 2018 @ Turbo Haus (2040 St. Denis)
Doors 8pm, Show 9pm, $12-$15 (tickets here)
Montreal blues-based, stoner rocker Mountain Dust (featuring CHOM's very own Hal Jaques) plays the new incarnation of Turbo Haus this Friday.
The Last of the Duke Street Kings
November 9, 2018 @ Theatre Plaza (6505 St. Hubert)
8:30pm, $25-$30 (tickets here)
As recommended by CHOM newscaster, Trudie Mason, The Last of the Duke Street Kings pay tribute to The Boss.
Bloodshot Bill & The Hick-Ups + The Lab Ratz + Doghouse Rose
November 9, 2018 @ Katacombes (1635 St. Laurent)
Doors 9pm, show 10pm, $10-$15 (tickets here)
Longstanding rockabilly act, Bloodshot Bill is joined by The Hick-Ups this Friday night at Katacombes.
White Album Listening Party
November 10, 2018 @ Studio Bulldog (135 de Chambly, Longueuil)
1:30pm-5pm, Free admission
The Beatles' infamous White Album gets a re-release on November 9, 2018 to celebrate the album's 50th anniversary. Local Beatles fan club, Beatles Quebec, and Studio Bulldog have teamed up to throw a free listening party in a studio setting.
November 10, 2018 @ Casa del Popolo (4873 St. Laurent)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $25 (tickets here)
Folk singer-songwriter, Andrea Ramolo plays Casa this Saturday, hot off the heels of the release of her new album, "Homage", an album honouring songs by Leonard Cohen.
November 10, 2018 @ Place Bell (1950 Claude Gagné, Laval)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $57-$203 (tickets here)
Jack White brings his Boarding House Reach Tour to Place Bell in Laval this Saturday. Note: Mobile phones not permitted.
Stiff Little Fingers
November 10, 2018 @ Foufounes Electriques (87 Ste. Catherine East)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $29-$34 (tickets here)
Hailing from Belfast, this punk formation originally started as a schoolboy band. They've long moved on from that and bring their punk rock sounds to Foufs on Saturday.
Don't Stand Still Dance Nite: 80s/90s edition
November 10, 2018 @ Bar Le Ritz (179 Jean Talon West)
11pm-3am, $5 (free before 11:30pm)
Dance the night away to to hits (including rock) from the 80s and the 90s!
MEGA: Montreal Expo Gaming Arcade
November 9-11, 2018 @ Bonsecours Market (350 St. Paul East)
Various hours, $10-$60, Free for kids under 12
MEGA is the ultimate gamer's paradise! Come take in 3 rooms filled with everything to do with video games! You can meet gaming studios, try their games, participate in friendly competitions, discover the world or eSports, or participate in a cosplay competiton. Tickets and more info here.
Pearson Educational Foundation Benefit Comedy Show
November 9, 2018 @ John Rennie High School (501 St. Jean, Pointe Claire)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $25 (tickets here)
Joey Elias and fellow Montreal comics are teaming up to raise money for schools and students of the Lester B. Pearson School Board.
Brickomanie Lego Exhibit
November 10-11, 2018 @ Expo de St. Hyacinthe (2740 Beauparlant, St. Hyacinthe)
Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 10am-4pm, Adults $10, Children, $5
Come celebrate everything to do with Lego at this convention and exhibit that promises over 25,000 square feet of everything to do with blocks! More info here.
Pointe-Claire Field of Honour
November 11, 2018 @ National Field of Honour (703 Donegani, Pointe Claire)
2018 marks 100 years since the first World War ended. Honour our veterans and service members at this annual tradition in Pointe-Claire.