Around Town: October 26-28, 2018

Around town

Here are some events and shows taking place in and around Montreal this weekend from October 26-28, 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).


Good Charlotte
October 26, 2018 @ Metropolis (59 Ste. Catherine East)
Doors 5:30pm, Show 6:30pm, $64.75 (tickets here

With 7 studio albums under their belt, Good Charlotte brings their pop punk sounds to town this Friday.

Big Shiny Tunes Vol. 5
October 26, 2018 @ La Vitrola (4602 St. Laurent)
Doors 7:30pm, Show 8pm, $10

17 Montreal musicians will be covering the biggest hits of the year 2000 as featured on Big Shiny Tunes 5.

Timber Timbre
October 26, 2018 @ Theatre Plaza (6505 St. Hubert)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, Sold out

Folk, blues, and gothic influences come together as Timber Timbre takes to the stage this Friday at Theatre Plaza.

The Wombats
October 26, 2018 @ Corona Theatre (2490 Notre Dame West)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $23-$28 (tickets here

Hailing from Liverpool, this trio beings their post punk revival sound to the Corona on Friday.

"Ritual" Dance Night
October 26, 2018 @ Bar La Shop (4177 St. Denis)
10pm-3am, $8

Gothic, industrial, darkwave, and post punk will be the soundtrack of the night at this macabre dance night.

Emo Night Montreal
October 26, 2018 @ Foufounes Electriques (87 Ste. Catherine East)
11pm-3am, $5 (tickets here

Relive the emo wave of the early 2000s with this emo-themed dance party. 

Kikagaku Moyo + Yoo Doo Right
October 27, 2018 @ Sala Rossa (4848 St. Laurent) 
Doors 8pm, Show 9pm, $15-$20 (tickets here

Japan's answer to psychedelic rock, Kikagaku Moyo, stops in at Sala this Saturday. Prepare for one trippy night of music!

Future Peers + Le Trouble + Everett Bird
October 27, 2018 @ The Diving Bell Social Club (3956 St. Laurent)
8:30pm, $10 ($8 if you're wearing a costume)

Garage rockers and local CHOM staple, Le Trouble, shares the bill with Toronto synthpop formation Future Peers, and prog/psych rocker Everett Bird. Costumes are encouraged!

The Twilight Sad + Venus Furs
October 28, 2018 @ Bar Le Ritz PDB (179 Jean Talon West)
Doors 8pm, Show 9pm, $20-$25 (tickets here

Pitchfork has described Scotland's The Twilight Sad's live peformances as "completely ear-splitting". The band's sound dips into noise rock and shoegaze (with hints of The Icicle Works) although the band describes its sound as "folk with layers of noise".


Le Balcon d'Art's Book Giveaway (for teachers)
Ongoing @ Le Balcon d'Art (650 Notre-Dame, St. Lambert)
Le Balcon D'Art will be giving away part of their large collection of art books to the first 200 teachers who visit the art gallery in an effort to encourage students to become curious about and learn about art. More details and full conditions here.

Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Until October 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.

Rocky Horror Picture Show Halloween Ball
October 26-November 1, 2018 @ Imperial Theatre (1430 de Bleury)
Various showtimes, $19.95-$21.95 (tickets here

The original Rock Horror Picture Show will be projected on the big screen with a cast on stage complimenting the film. Prizes will be awarded for the best costume in the audience.

Montreal Zombie Walk
October 27, 2018 @ Ste. Catherine West between Peel and Jeanne Mance
Noon-5pm, Free

Zombies and the living are invited to join together for a walk down Ste. Catherine Street West and some live music from The Black Moon Boys (2pm), TEKE TEKE (5pm), and King Buffalo (6pm). Full itinerary here

Pointe-Claire Reptile Expo
October 28, 2018 @ Holiday Inn Pointe-Claire (6700 Transcanada Highway, Pointe-Claire)
9am-4pm, $8-$12 (tickets here

One of the longest running reptile expos in the country comes to the West Island for the first time. Check out some cool reptiles, amphibians, and arachnids all under one roof. Kid-friendly!

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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