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Montreal Hit List: Igloofest, CFCF + Jonny Jungle, Herman Dune, Jeudi on the Rocks & More!

WEDNESDAY JAN 18

8pm Herman Dune @ Il Motore, 179 Jean Talon Ouest. Parisian rock duo Herman Dune hits Il Motore as part of their Mini US/Canada tour, with stops in Toronto & NYC. $13.

8pm Real Estate + The Babies + Reversing Falls @ Sala Rossa, 4848 St-Laurent. New Jersey’s Real Estate joins Brooklyn’s The Babies and Montreal’s Reversing Falls. $13.

THURSDAY JAN 19 – SATURDAY JAN 21

6:30pm Igloofest @ Quai Jacques Cartier (Old Montreal). The second weekend of Igloofest 2012 (the third and last instalment is next weekend, Jan 26-28). This outdoor winter dance party serves up a ton of house, disco and techno to get you dancin’ and keep those chills at bay. Featuring headliners Terence Fixmer (Jan 19, 10pm); D.Diggler (Jan 20, 10:30pm); Sébastien Léger (Jan 21, 10pm) and many more. Tickets $12 presale, $15 at the door.

THURSDAY JAN 19

8pm Punk Rock @ Blue Sunshine, 3660 St-Laurent – 3rd floor. Screening of newly restored 1977 cult film Punk Rock at Blue Sunshine. Legendary porn director Carter Stevens delivers the exploitation thrills and plenty of vintage tunes in this, his first non-XXX film, filmed on location at New York’s legendary Max’s Kansas City and featuring original music and concert footage from The Stilettos, The Squirrels, Spicy Bits and The Fast.

10pm Miracle Fortress at Jeudi On the Rocks @ Salon Officiel, 351 Roy Est. Special guest DJ Graham Van Pelt of Think About Life and Miracle Fortress joins Salon Officiel’s resident Thursday DJ Pat Dynamite. With Mathieu from Malajube, Speechless, Audrey McCDIAMID and Rox from the Peelies. No cover.

FRIDAY JAN 20

8:30pm Âmes Sanglantes + Institutional Prostitution + Termina + Triple Double V International @ Casa del Popolo, 4873 St-Laurent. Billed as <<Une soirée d’ivresse et de cauchemars>> (an evening of drunkenness and nightmares), this show featuring classic industrial noise group Âmes Sanglantes and Montreal duo Institutional Prostitution is sure to deliver at least one of ‘em! $8.

SATURDAY JAN 21

10pm CFCF + Jonny Jungle @ Korova, 3908 St-Laurent. Join Jonny Jungle and guest CFCF at Korova this Saturday as they don their best snowsuits and ski the slopes of Disco Mountain. Playing hot disco and house jams to warm you in these winter months!  

~ Heidi Craig

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