THURSDAY FEBRUARY 21
8pm. Indigo Girls @ Theatre Corona, 2490 Rue Notre-Dame Ouest. Grab your gal pals: classic folk rock duo Indigo Girls play live at Corona. $30.
10pm. Hip Hop Karaoke @ Le Belmont, 4483 St-Laurent. Hip Hop Karaoke is back at Le Belmont. Brush up on your hip hop knowledge; they’ve added live hip hop trivia, offering you a chance to win prizes from Wesc. Chef Enzo’s $3 biscuits & bbq will be on hand, complimented by their $5 gin, rum, and vodka specials available all night. Doors open at 10pm. $5 before 11pm, $10 after. Sign up at hhkmtl.com.
FRIDAY FEBRUARY 22
8pm. Passovah Productions: Miracle Fortress + Young Galaxy + How Sad + Valleys @ Il Motore, 179 Jean-Talon. Celebrate Passovah Productions’ five year anniversary show with some of their favourite local bands. Featuring Miracle Fortress, Young Galaxy, How Sad, Valleys, Caroline Keating, Holobody, Adam Kinner. DJ World Peace will be playing tunes throughout the night. Admission $8 advance, $10 at the door.
SATURDAY FEBRUARY 23
7:30pm. Kanpe Kanaval @ Centre PHI, 407 Saint-Pierre. The KANPE foundation hosts its first major Kanaval fundraising event. Haiti’s legendary carnival comes to Montreal – with authentic masks, original costumes, and traditional Haitian delicacies all to the beat of Haitian dance troupes and music. Performances include local Haitian band Doody and Kami, and the participation of Arcade Fire. The event will feature an art exhibition by famed British photographer Leah Gordon. Prizes include a trip for two in North America or a sun destination. The after party starts at 11:30pm. DJs include members of Arcade Fire and special guests to be announced. Tickets for fundraiser $175, afterparty $30.
10pm. Black Atlass + Foxtrott @ O Patro Vys, 356 Mont-Royal Est. Black Atlass aka Alex Fleming, an 18 year old singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from London, Ontario, plays O Patro Vys. With Foxtrott. $10.