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Montreal Hit List: Igloofest, Pariah, Grace Potter, Disco Not Disco Lip-synch contest & more! 

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 7 & FRIDAY FEBRUARY 8 & SATURDAY FEBRUARY 9

From 6:30pm. Igloofest @ Jacques-Cartier Quay in the Old-Port. Dernière chance for Igloofest 2013! With weekend temperatures ranging from -4 to -21, you can sport the gamut of your winter outdoor-dance-party wardrobe, from hot shorts n’ leg warmers to that fetching onesie-and-balaclava number. Weekend highlights include a DJ set from Hot Chip’s Joe Goddard (Thursday @ 10:30pm); Joy Orbison (Friday @ 10:30pm); Tommy Four Seven (Saturday @ 8:30pm). Tickets: $18.50/night, $40/weekend. 

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 7

8pm. Grace Potter and the Nocturnals @ Theatre Corona, 2490 Notre-Dame Ouest. You loved their acclaimed summer 2012 album, “The Lion, The Beast and The Beat”, now see Vermont rock act Grace Potter and the Nocturnals live at Corona! With openers The Zack Dupont Band. $24.

10pm. Disco Not Disco Lip-Synch Contest @ Royal Phoenix, 5788 St-Laurent. Karaoke not your bag? Disco Not Disco lip-synch contest lets you channel your inner Beyoncé without trying to hit the high notes. Bring your vinyl and CDs! Hosted by Florence Touliatos and Disco Stu. With DJs JNNBNNRCK, Grace Garbage and Rochelle.

FRIDAY FEBRUARY 8

10pm. Pariah + Prison Garde + Zubi + Guilty @ Le Belmont, 4483 St-Laurent. The perfect post-Igloofest warm-up spot: UK DJ Pariah joins locals Prison Garde, Zubi and Guilty for live sets at Le Belmont. Tickets: $10 before midnight (or w/ Igloopass), $15 after.

10pm. Hot Sauce @ Royal Phoenix, 5788 St-Laurent. Seasoned Unity and Arena DJ Montana plays Royal Phoenix for the first time! With Hot Sauce resident DJ TIZI. $5 before 11pm, $7 after.

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 9

9pm. Aer @ Sala Rossa, 4848 St-Laurent. Whipper-snapper Massachusetts rap duo Aer performs at Sala Rossa, with Mod Sun and Cisco Adler. $15.

10pm. Trap Luxe feat. Etc! Etc! @ Le Belmont, 4483 St-Laurent. LA-based electro producer Etc! Etc! joins Montreal’s Groll Street for another edition of Trap Luxe at Belmont. $10 advance/$15 door.

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