Around Town: October 19-21, 2018


Here are some events and shows taking place in and around Montreal this weekend from October 19-21, 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 Around Town is made possible thanks to Le Balcon d'Art (650 Notre-Dame, St. Lambert).


The Milk Carton Kids
October 19, 2018 @ Corona Theatre (2490 Notre Dame West)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $38 (tickets here)

This indie folk duo will play Corona Theatre on Friday night.

Les soirées Hi-Fidélité VIII
October 19, 2018 @ O Patro Vys (356 Mont Royal East)
8pm-3am, Free admission

DJs Brendan Kelly and Professor Daniel Weinstock will be honouring marijuana legalization with a psych rock and reggae-infused setlist.

Judas Priest Tribute
October 19, 2018 @ Billy Buck (3135 Masson)
10pm-3am, Free admission

Painkiller pays tribute to Judas Priest.

Montreal Record Convention
October 20-21, 2018 @ St-Enfant-Jesus Church (5035 St. Dominique)
10am-4pm, Free admission

Browse through a plethora of bins overflowing with records used and new, multiple genres, from numerous vendors and collectors. Early risers can also get first pick of the crop by paying a $20 admission fee between 8AM and 10AM. Free after 10AM.

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac
October 20, 2018 @ Corona Theatre (2490 Notre Dame West)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $53-$63 (tickets here)

Fleetwood Mac tribute band, Rumours of Fleetwood Mac, will be celebrating Rumours' 40th anniversary.

The Kents + Maybelleen + Eric Seguin
October 20, 2018 @ La Vitrola (4602 St. Laurent)
Doors 8pm, Show 9pm, $10-$12 (tickets here)

Hailing from Lindsay, Ontario, The Kents' sound is influenced by Death Cab, U2, and Local Natives, and the band has garnered thumbs up from the likes of Alan Cross and Exclaim. A great discovery for indie rock lovers!

The Church
October 21 @ Cafe Campus (57 Prince Arthur East)
Doors 8pm, Show 9pm, $35-$40 (tickets here)
Australian dream pop/post rock band, The Church, brings their Starfish 30th Anniversary Tour to Montreal this Sunday.

The Australian Pink Floyd
October 21, 2018 @ Place Bell (1950 Claude Gagné, Laval)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $56.90-$83.75 (tickets here)
The Australian Pink Floyd are celebrating 30 years of paying tribute to Pink Floyd. Catch them this Sunday at Place Bell in Laval.


Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Picture Show
October 18-31, 2018 @ Mainline Theatre (3997 St. Laurent)
8pm, $20-$30 (tickets here)
Mainline Theatre puts their spin on Richard O'Brien's Halloween cult classic.

Montreal Vegan Festival
October 20-21, 2018 @ Palais des congrès (1001 pl. Jean Paul Riopelle)
10am-6pm, Free admission

Come discover the world of veganism through conferences, culinary demonstrations, and samples. Full schedule here.

Joey Elias & Friends Save The Legion Comic Relief
October 20, 2018 @ Lasalle Legion (7771 Bouvier, Lasalle)
8pm, Sold Out

Comedian Joey Elias joins forces with fellow comedians for a night of stand-up to raise funds to save the Lasalle Legion from financial difficulties.

Books & Breakfast
October 21, 2018 @ Le Centre Sheraton (1201 Blvd. René-Lévesque West)
10am, $40 (tickets: 514-845-5811)

Books and Breakfast is celebrating their 25th anniversary. This Sunday, catch host Terry Mosher (AKA Aislin) and special guest Tommy Schnurmacher as they share conversations with authors Anna Porter (In Other Words), Iain Reid (Foe), and former Prime Minister Jean Chrétien (My Stories, My Times). Breakfast is included.

Monstreal Horror-Thon Part 3D
October 21, 2018 @ Ruby Foo's (7655 Decarie)
11am-7pm, $5

It's Montreal's horror-themed convention! Whether your thing is horror, goth, punk, emo, steam punk, or gore, there's something for everyone who is into grim subculture. You can find out more by e-mailing

Gad Elmaleh: The Dream Tour
October 21, 2018 @ L'Olympia (1004 Ste. Catherine East)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, Sold Out

Moroccan-born French comedian, Gad Elmaleh brings his stand-up comedy stylings to the Olympia theatre.

Steve Martin and Martin Short
October 21, 2018 @ Place des Arts (175 Ste. Catherine West)
8pm, $192.25 (tickets here)
Steve Martin and Martin Short bring their An Evening You Will Forget For The Rest Of Your Life show to Place des Arts this Sunday. The two comedy legends will riff on just about every aspect of their careers and they will also be joined by Grammy winning bluegrass band The Steep Canyon Rangers and jazz pianist and Jimmy Kimmel Live band member Jeff Babko.

Listings for Around Town are made possible thanks to Le Balcon d'Art (650 Notre-Dame, St. Lambert) and 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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