7 pm: 1982, In Conversation with Jian Ghomeshi @ Ukrainian Federation, 5213 Hutchinson. The radio personality will be in town supporting his new book, 1982, about his experiences growing up as a son of immigrants in Canada in the 80s. Oh, and his love for David Bowie. $5
9 pm: The Raveonettes @ Corona Theatre, 2490 Notre-Dame Ouest. Danish indie rock duo are touring behind their September release Observator. $28.40
9 pm: Lee Fields and the Expressions @ Cabaret du Mile End, 5240 Avenue du Parc. The soul band is touring promoting their new album Faithful Man. $20
10 pm: Happy House w/ Thomas Von Party @ Royal Phoenix Bar, 5788 Boulevard Saint-Laurent. Free.
10 pm: Night Trackin’ Thursdays @ Blizzarts, 3956 Boulevard Saint-Laurent. Free.
10 pm: Eat to the Beat w/ DJ Rollie Pemberton (aka Cadence Weapon) @ Nouveau Palais, 281 Rue Bernard Ouest. Free.
7 pm: An Evening with Mark Kozelek (of Sun Kil Moon and Red House Painters) @ Il Motore, 179 Jean Talon West.
7:30 pm: Here Be Monsters Anthology Launch @ Kafein, 1429 Rue Bishop. Free.
8 pm: Cult MTL October print issue launch party @ Alexandraplatz, 6731 Esplanade.
8:30 pm: Jens Lekman w/ Taken By Trees @ Le National, 122 Ste-Catherine E. $21 in advance, $25 at the door.
8 pm: Perfume Genius + Dusted @ Il Motore, 179 Jean Talon West. $11/$13
~ Haley Cullingham