Around Town: October 4-6, 2019

Around town

Here are some events and shows taking place in and around Montreal this weekend from October 4-6, 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 


The Ultimate Queen Celebration
Until October 5, 2019 @ Olympia de Montreal (1004 Ste. Catherine)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $84.37 (tickets here)

Fronted by Marc Martel, The Ultimate Queen Celebration pays tribute to Queen's illustrious discography.

Desolation Center (screening)
October 4-9, 2019 @ Cinema du Parc (3575 Parc)
Various times, $10-$13 (tickets here
This music documentary takes a look at the guerrilla punk and art performance scene happening in the 1980s in Southern California. This scene is largely credited with being the inspiration for Lollapalooza and Coachella.

The Number 12 Looks Like You
October 5, 2019 @ Bar Le Ritz (179 Jean Talon West)
7pm, $16-$18 (tickets here

American mathcore band, The Number 12 Looks Like You plays Bar Le Ritz this Saturday.

Montreal Punk Rock Flea Market
October 6, 2019 @ Foufounes Electriques (87 Ste. Catherine East)
11am-6pm, Free admission

Broke and Stoked presents another edition of the Montreal Punk Rock Flea Market featuring vendors that sell punk-themed attire, skateboards, vinyl, pins, patches, posters, and more.  

October 6, 2019 @ Corona Theatre (2490 Notre Dame West)
Doors 6:30pm, Show 6:45pm, No seats available but not sold out

Ukrainian heavy metal band, Jinjer brings their prog metal inspired sound to Corona Theatre on Sunday.

Ape Shifter
October 6, 2019 @ Bar Le Ritz (179 Jean Talon West)
Doors 7:30pm, Show 8:30pm, $20 (tickets here

Heavy progressive stoner rock is the order of the night as Ape Shifter takes over this intimate venue.


Feux Follets: Lumière sur la Chine
Until October 31, 2019 @ Parc Jean Dapeau
6:30pm-10pm, $8.55-$216.39 (tickets here

An immersive, multi-sensorial event, inspired by Chinese lanterns and celebrating China and its culture. More details here

Cirque Eloize - Serge Fiori: Seul Ensemble
Until October 20, 2019 @ Theatre St. Denis (1594 St. Denis)
Various times, $52-$132 (tickets here

Cirque Eloize pays tribute to reworked music from Harmonium and Serge Fiori with dancers, trapeze acts, tightrope walkers, contortionists, new magic, and more. 

First Fridays (Les Premiers Vendredis)
October 4, 2019 @ Montreal Olympic Park Esplanade (4549 Pierre de Coubertin)
4pm-11pm, No cover

Hop from food truck to food truck as more than 40 mobile restaurateurs set up shop at the southwestern base of the Big O for this monthly food truck gathering. This is the last event for the season. 

Oktoberfest at Place du Marché
October 6 + 13, 2019 @ La Place du Marché (St. Ambroise at Atwater)
Noon-6pm, Free admission

Local beer tastings, live peformances, and BBQ are what it's all about. Pay what you consume.

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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