Around Town: September 13-15, 2019

Around town

Here are some events and shows taking place in and around Montreal this weekend from September 13-15, 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 


Guns N' Roses tribute
September 13, 2019 @ La P'tite Grenouille (3435 St. Laurent)
Doors 5pm, Show 8:30pm, $13.09-$19.06 (tickets here

La P'tite Grenouille continues their tribute series with a tip of the cap to GNR.

September 13, 2019 @ Metropolis (59 Ste. Catherine East)
Doors 6pm, Show 7:30pm, $36 (tickets here

Doom metal band, Sleep comes to Montreal along with Boris and Pontiak.

September 13, 2019 @ Le National (1220 Ste. Catherine East)
7pm, Sold Out

Prog metal band, Periphery plays to a sold out Le National.

Rush tribute
September 13, 2019 @ L'Astral (305 Ste. Catherine East)
Doors 6pm, Show 8pm, $41.25 (tickets here

New World Men pay tribute to Rush.

Voivod + Revocation
September 13, 2019 @ Corona Theatre (2490 Notre Dame West)
Doors 6pm, Show 6:30pm, $37 (tickets here

Voivod brings the heavy metal and Revocation brings the technical death metal.

World of Talking Heads Dance Party
September 13, 2019 @ Bar Le Ritz PDB (179 Jean Talon West)
11pm-3am, $10

DJ Psycho Killer will be playing music from The Talking Heads' vast repertoire along with others artists who fall into the genre.

Hudson Porchfest
September 14, 2019 @ Various porches in Hudson
Noon-6pm, Free

The 3rd edition of Hudson Porchfest will include over 6 hours of music from local bands on 13 different porches. Rain date is scheduled for September 14. Complete roster and locations here

Murray A. Lightburn
September 14, 2019 @ URSA (5589 Parc)
Noon + 10pm, $12 (tickets here

Referred to as the "Black Morrissey", The Dears' lead singer, Murray A. Lightburn plays 2 solo shows at this intimate Mile End venue.

Rage Against The Machine tribute
September 14, 2019 @ La P'tite Grenouille (3435 St. Laurent)
Doors 5pm, Show 8:30pm, $13.09-$19.06 (tickets here

In The Name Of Rage pays tribute to Rage Against The Machine.

Les Shirley + Guidestones
September 14, 2019 @ Turbo Haus (2040 St. Denis)
Doors 7pm, Show 8:30pm, $10 (tickets here

Pop-rock power trio, Les Shirley (featuring former members of Syzzors and NOBRO) are joined by Montreal indie rockers, Guidestones.

Massive Attack
September 14, 2019 @ Bell Centre (1909 des Canadiens de Montreal)
Doors 7:15pm, Show 8pm, $61.45-$78.20 (tickets here)  

Massive Attack bring back the trip hop with their Mezzanine XX1 Tour.

Vinyl Caravan Pop-Up Record Market
September 15, 2019 @ Bar de Courcelle (4685 Notre Dame West)
1pm-6pm, Free admission

Several collectors and vendors will have vinyl records for sale at this pop-up record fair in St. Henri.

The Toasters
September 15, 2019 @ Katacombes (1635 St. Laurent)
Doors 8pm, Show 8:30pm, $19.14 (tickets here

New York ska trailblazers, The Toasters play Katacombes along with Les Happycuriens and The More or Less Whoever.


Pizzafest Montreal
September 11-24, 2019 @ Various locations
Several pizzerias are participating in this year's edition of Pizzafest. The whole idea is to have Montrealers discover new spots to savour some of Montreal's best pizzas! More here.   

YUL EAT Festival
Until September 15, 2019 @ Quartier des spectacles
Now in its 6th year, YUL EAT celebrates everything food with pop-up restaurants, food trucks, kiosks, celebrity chefs and more. Full programming is available here.  

Montreal Art Tattoo Show
September 13-15, 2019 @ Windsor Station (1160 des Canadiens de Montreal)
Fri. 6pm-midnight, Sat. noon-midnight, Sun. noon-7pm, $20-$50 

Simply put a celebration of all things tattoo-related from traditional Japanese tebori to dot work! On-site you'll be able to get tattooed and wander through booths featuring art, jewelry, clothing, and taxidermy. More here

September 13-14, 2019 @ Wellington between 3rd & 4th av. (Verdun)
4pm-10pm, Free admission

Horror is theme at this year's edition of Verdun'Art. Expect horror film screenings, live DJ, freak show, fire shows, live music, BBQ and corn roast, street entertainment, and more.

Supercross Montreal
September 14, 2019 @ Olympic Stadium (4545 Pierre de Coubertin)
1pm-10pm, $25-$95.75 (tickets here
Some of the top motocross riders from Europe and North America will take over the Big O this Saturday! A must for motocross enthusiasts. More here.   

Kirkland Day
September 14, 2019 @ Parc des Bénévoles (18180 Elkas boul., Kirkland)
Noon-11:30pm, Free

Enjoy an afternoon loaded with activities for the whole family: inflatable games, face painting, live music (including a Coldplay tribute band), food and beverages, food trucks, fireworks and more! More details here.  

Montreal Terry Fox Run
September 15, 2019 @ Multiple locations
The Terry Fox Run is a Canadian tradition which raises funds for cancer research. This year, the run takes place on September 15 at various locations across the island. To register, donate, or find a run closest to you, click here.  

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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