Around Town: September 27-29, 2019

Around town

Here are some events and shows taking place in and around Montreal this weekend from September 27-29, 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 


POP Montreal
September 25-29, 2019 @ Various venues
Now in its 18th edition, POP Montreal is your chance to catch important Montreal artists in intimate venues scattered around the Plateau and the Mile End. Additional activities include industry workshops, family-oriented activities, craft fairs, and films. Full festival program and ticket info at

A Varning From Montreal
September 26-28, 2019 @ Katacombes (1635 St. Laurent)
Bands from Japan, Spain, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, U.S., and Canada will be taking part in this DIY punk line-up celebrating Katacombes' 13th anniversary. Tickets here

Honeymoon Suite
September 27, 2019 @ Centre Juliette Lassonde (1705 St. Antoine, St. Hyacinthe)
8pm, $45-$49 (tickets here)

You know them from their hit songs New Girl Now, Burning in Love, Wave Babies, and Stay in the Light. Catch them live in St. Hyacinthe.

Conversations with Nick Cave
September 27, 2019 @ Eglise St. Jean Baptiste (309 Rachel East)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, Sold Out

Australian rocker and lead singer of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds comes to Montreal for an intimate evening of conversations interlaced with music.  

Nashville Pussy
September 27, 2019 @ Petit Campus (57 Prince Arthur East)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $25.50 (tickets here

Psychobilly southern rockers Nashville Pussy bring old school rock and roll influence to Petit Campus.

Eagles tributes

  • September 27, 2019 @ The Wheel Club (3373 Cavendish)
    9pm-midnight, $20-$25 (tickets here
  • September 28, 2019 @ La P'tite Grenouille (3435 St. Laureny)
    Doors 5pm, Show 8:30pm, $27.50 (tickets here

One of These Nights pays tribute to the Eagles.

Plants and Animals
September 27, 2019 @ Cinema L'Amour (4015 St. Laurent)
Doors 10pm, Show 10:30pm, $10 (tickets here)

Montreal indie darlings Plants and Animals play Montreal's fabled adult movie theatre, Cinema L'Amour. part of POP Montreal.

The Sainte Catherines + guests
September 28, 2019 @ Mile End Skatepark (St. Laurent at Cloutier)
Noon-4pm, Free admission

Montreal punk rockers The Sainte Catherines play the new Mile End skatepark as part of POP Montreal. 

September 28, 2019 @ Corona Theatre (2490 Notre Dame West)
Doors 6pm, Show 7pm, $35.50 (tickets here

Montreal death metal formation, Kataklysm plays the Corona this Saturday.

Agnostic Front
September 28, 2019 @ Foufounes Electriques (87 Ste. Catherine East)
Doors 6pm, Show 7pm, $26 (tickets here

Hardcore punk rockers Agnostic Front bring their "Victim In Pain" 35th anniversary tour to Foufs this Saturday.

God Is An Astronaut + The American Dollar + bas relief
September 28, 2019 @ Fairmount Theatre (5240 Parc)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $25-$30 (tickets here

Post-rock acts God Is An Astronaut and The American Dollar along with bas relief play the Fairmount Theatre as part of POP Montreal.

Rick Wakeman
September 28, 2019 @ Olympia Theatre (1004 Ste. Catherine East)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, $69.50 (tickets here

Former Yes keyboardist Rick Wakeman brings his solo Grumpy Old Rock Star Tour to Montreal.

Pantera tribute
September 28, 2019 @ Club Soda (1225 St. Laurent)
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm, Free (RSVP here) or $10 for guaranteed admission (tickets here)

Goddamn Electric pays tribute to Texas heavy metal rockers, Pantera.

Mod Club
September 28, 2019 @ North Star Pinball (3908 St. Laurent)
9pm-3am, No cover

Hit the dance floor to the sounds of 60s soul, R&B, and garage rock... all spun on vinyl! 

Bluegrass BBQ
September 29, 2019 @ Mile End Skatepark (St. Laurent at Cloutier)
Noon-7pm, Free admission

9 bands take to the stage at this bluegrass BBQ as part of POP Montreal. Some acts include The Wheel Club Blue Grass Band, Lakefield Brewing Company, and Veranda. 

Abbey Road Listening Party
September 29, 2019 @ Studio Bulldog (135 Chambly, Longueuil)
1:30pm, Free admission

Beatles Quebec is throwing a listening party for the remixed edition of The Beatles' Abbey Road.

Mavis Staples
September 29, 2019 @ Rialto Theatre (5723 Parc)
Doors 7pm, Show 7:50pm, $50-$70 (tickets here

R & B gospel legend Mavis Staples plays the Rialto this Sunday as part of POP Montreal.

Electric Six + The Brie Face
September 29, 2019 @ Turbo Haus (2040 St. Denis)
Doors 8pm, Show 9pm, $24 (tickets here

Cross-genre act Electric Six (self-described as a "garage/disco/punk rock/new wave/metal" band) and cheese-loving punk rockers The Brie Face close off the weekend in Montreal.


Cirque Eloize - Serge Fiori: Seul Ensemble
September 26-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. 

Puces POP
September 27-29, 2019 @ Eglise St. Denis (5075 Rivard)
Friday 3pm-8pm, Saturday 11am-6pm, Sunday 11am-5pm, Free admission

Over 100 artisans will have their creations up for sale as part of this arts and crafts fair organized by POP Montreal.

Le Grand Macfest Brossard
September 27-29, 2019 @ Quartier Dix30 (6000 de Rome, Brossard)
Fri. 5pm-10pm, Sat. 11pm-10pm, Sun. 11pm-9pm, Free admission

It's all about macaroni and cheese. 8 food trucks will be on hand along with family-friendly activities and local microbrews.

Journées de la culture
September 27-29, 2019 @ Various venues
Take in 3 days of free activities that revolve around arts and culture. The list of activities is endless and includes workshops, guided tours, demos, and more. You can find a full list of events and participating venues 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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