Around Town: September 6-8, 2019

Around town

Here are some events and shows taking place in and around Montreal this weekend from September 6-8, 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 


Friday I'm In Love dance night
September 6, 2019 @ Cabaret Berlin (1661 Ste. Catherine East)
9pm-3am, $5 or free before 11pm

DJ Roxy Moron and DJ Davide spin post punk, rock, alternative, new wave, and more.  

Don't Stand Still 70s/80s Dance Nite
September 6, 2019 @ Bar Le Ritz (179 Jean Talon West)
10pm-3am, $5 (free before 11:30pm)

DJ InYourFace spins rock, new wave, and more from the 70s and 80s.  

Rêve dans la nuit
September 7, 2019 @ Sami Fruits (1550 Daniel Johnson, Laval)
4:30pm, $50-$60

Live music meets a gourmet gala for this fundraiser benefiting the Charles Bruneau Foundation, Children’s Wish and the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Artists on stage include Roch Voisine, Michel Pagliaro, and the Boogie Wonderband. Tickets and more info here

Tribute to The Doors
September 7, 2019 @ La P'tite Grenouille (3435 St. Laurent)
Doors 5pm, Show 8:30pm, $13.09-$19.06 (tickets here

Feast of Friends pays tribute to The Doors.

Trade Wind + guests
September 7, 2019 @ Bar Le Ritz (179 Jean-Talon West)
7:30pm, $15 (tickets here

Alternative atmospheric rockers, Trade Wind are in town this Saturday.

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

April Hate pays tribute to Nirvana. Empty Minds and Death Proof open.

Vampire Weekend
September 8, 2019 @ Metropolis (59 Ste. Catherine East)
Doors 6pm, Show 7:30pm, Sold out

Indie rockers, Vampire Weekend bring their sunny, upbeat riffs to Montreal this Sunday night.


Through The Echoes
Until September 29, 2019 @ Old Port Clock Tower (1 Clock Tower Quay)
Various times, $28.50-$43.50 (tickets here

Cirque du Soleil's Guy Laliberté has concocted a new multimedia show with lasers, 360 degree projections, kinetic aerial design elemental, special effects, and over-the-top lighting... All of this, inside a giant pyramid.   

Fleury Sidewalk Sale
September 4-8, 2019 @ Promenade Fleury (between Papineau & St. Hubert)

Merchants along Fleury Street in Ahuntsic are getting ready for the end of summer with a sidewalk sale featuring a train for kids, inflatable games, and live music.

Masson en fête
September 5-8, 2019 @ Promenade Masson (between Iberville & 12th av.)
Thu. + Fri. 10am-9pm, Sat. 10am-6pm, Sun. 10am-5pm

Masson Street is having a sidewalk sale with a giant checkers game, inflatable games, and live music.

South Shore Ribfest
September 5-8, 2019 @ Champlain Mall (2151 Lapiniere, Brossard)
11am-9pm, Free admission

The South Shore Ribfest moves to Brossard. On top of ribs, organizers are promising fish and chips, clams, cod, fried pickles, tacos, ice creaming, blooming onions, fried mac and cheese,and more. Live music, a car show, and a kid-friendly area will also be a part of it.

DreamHack Montreal
September 6-8, 2019 @ Olympic Stadium (4545 Pierre de Coubertin)
Fri. + Sat. 10am-midnight, Sun. 10am-7pm, $46-$323.25

It's all about gaming at this 3-day marathon featuring esports tournaments, BYOC LAN, cosplay, live music, and more. Full details here

Oktoberfest de Répentigny
September 6-8, 2019 @ Parc l'Île Lebel (396 rue Notre-Dame, Repentigny)
Various Hours, $16-$75 (tickets here
Rides, live music, food, and of course, beer round out this year's edition of the Répentigny Oktoberfest! Full schedule here.    

Montreal Ukrainian Festival
September 6-8, 2019 @ Parc Beaubien (Beaubien at 6th av.)
Fri. 7pm-11pm, Sat. noon-11pm, Sun. noon-5pm

Come celebrate everything to do with Ukrainian culture: music, dance, food (mmm... pierogies!) and drink, and more. You can view the full line-up here.  

First Fridays (Les Premiers Vendredis)
September 6, 2019 @ Montreal Olympic Park Esplanade (4549 Pierre de Coubertin)
4pm-11pm, No cover

Hop from food truck to food truck as 40 mobile restaurateurs set up shop at the southwestern base of the Big O for this monthly food truck gathering. 

Comedy Night: Mike Ward
September 6, 2019 @ Wheel Club (3373 Cavendish)
8pm, $20 (tickets here)   

The controversial Mike Ward brings his comedy to NDG's Wheel Club. 

Fairmount Bagel 100 Year Anniversary
September 7, 2019 @ Fairmount Bagel (74 Fairmount West)

Fairmount Bagel turns 100 and is celebrating by throwing a massive block party. Expect bagel tastings, DJ, a clown, stilt walker, inflatable games, balloon artist, and more.

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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