Why? & Valleys @ Il Motore
Cincinnati indie trio Why? “fiddle with skins, strings, bells and microphones and present their findings to the listening public.” Evaluate their results tonight! With opening act Valleys.
7pm. Il Motore – 179 Jean Talon Ouest.
Hindi Zahra @ Le National
Berber (by way of Paris) singer-songwriter Hindi Zahra plays the eclectic tunes off her debut record, Handmade. Part of le Festival Nuits D’Afrique, a two-week festival devoted to African music and art. With opening act Soukoun.
$33. 8:30pm. Le National – 1220 St Catherine Est.
Free Screening of Dead Ringers @ Chez Cool
A free screening of David Cronenberg’s 1988 flick Dead Ringers, the chilling story of identical twin gynecologists—suave Elliot and sensitive Beverly, bipolar sides of one personality—who share the same practice, the same apartment and the same women. Stop it! You had me terrified at “identical twin gynecologists.” Presented by the fine people at Cinequanon, a free weekly, outdoor cinema in the heart of the Plateau. Free popcorn, no BYOB.
Free. 8pm. Chez Cool – 4562 St Dominique
Frenche ou Meurs @ Sala Rossa
Party pranksters Frenche ou Meurs host a Western Romance, “Amerindiens et Cowboys.” Dress in feathers and/or leathers and bring your best lasso! Featuring music by Why Alex Why?, L’Étiquette & Funky Falz.
$5. 10pm. Sala Rossa – 4848 St Laurent.
Bassnectar + Dig-It-All + Vilify & Construct + Intoccabile @ Piknic Electronik
Cali dubstep artist Bassnectar is joined by a pile of Canuck artists for another sweltering edition of Piknic Electronik.
2:30pm. Piknic Electronik – Parc Jean Drapeau