TUESDAY JANUARY 3 TO SATURDAY JANUARY 14
15th Annual Wildside Theatre Festival @ Centaur Theatre, 453 Saint-Francois-Xavier. Catch the second week of the 15th Wildside Theatre Festival, featuring several Montreal Fringe performers and must-see local productions. Check out the program here, which includes Paula Wing’s ‘A Thousand Paper Cranes: The Weapons of Peace’ and Olivier Choinière’s ‘Bliss’, among others. Single show tickets are $15; four-show passes are $50.
THURSDAY JANUARY 12
10pm. The Orienteers @ Le Cagibi, 5490 St-Laurent. Ottawa-based ‘space-folkers’ The Orienteers grace the stage at Cagibi for one of their renowned ‘music and motion picture shows’, on the heels of their full-length debut album. Laura Jane Beach and Estan will open the evening.
FRIDAY JANUARY 13
8pm. Just Dance! @ MainLine Theatre, 3997 St-Laurent. Confabulation, Montreal’s foremost all-true story-telling event, joins forces with the Bouge d’ici dance festival for an unique evening of stories about everything from professional dance to dancing at bars and weddings, movement in our everyday lives and more! $6 suggested donation.
8:30pm. The Rocket Alarms and The Smokin’ Darts @ Burritoville, 2055 Bishop. We’re pretty sure that nothing is better than live music combined with quite possibly the most delicious sweet potato burritos in the city, right? Local acts The Rocket Alarms and The Smokin’ Darts will take the stage at Burritoville – simply perfect! $5.
SATURDAY JANUARY 14
10pm. Gramatik @ Le Belmont, 4483 St-Laurent. I LOVE NEON presents New York boy Gramatik, with Montreal’s own Vilify, CONSTRCUT and Henward, for a night of dubstep and electronic/funk jams. $10 in advance, $15 at the door. Buy your ticket here!
10pm. Two Tone #002 @ Korova, 3908 St-Laurent. The very best in UK Bass Music, Garage, Deep House and Juke will be showcased by DJ’s Hesk, Victor Bongiovanni, KwikFiks, Sulley and Joy.k. Dance shoes at the ready! No cover (it’s Korova – duh!)