Flaming Lips @ Metropolis
Fresh from their appearance at the Glastonbury Music Festival, the Flaming Lips embark on a series of North American tour dates in support of their new double album, Embryonic. With opening act Fang Island.
8pm. $45. Metropolis – 59 Ste Catherine Est.
WEDNESDAY – SUNDAY
Montreal International Tango Festival @ Tango Libre & Parks Around Town
Dance lovers will have no shortage of options this week, as Montreal’s International Tango Festival hosts a series of shows and events including nightly milonga performances at Tango Libre (2477 Mont Royal Est) and free open-air concerts at parks in Verdun (July 7 @ 7pm), the Plateau (July 7 @ 8:30pm) and Repentigny (July 8 @ 8:00).
Visit http://festivaldetangodemontreal.qc.ca for complete listings.
Fantasia Film Festival Official Opening Party @ Club 1234
A smorgasbord of visual, aural and sensual delights kick off Fantasia, the international film fest devoted all things horror. Featuring DJ sets by Annie Q, Pat Vezina, Jimmy Hunt and Micot Trachine, as well as a live show by Club Sin.
Free. 9pm-3am. Club 1234 – 1234 de la Montagne.
THURSDAY & FRIDAY
Wolf Parade & Moools @ Le National
Hometown favorites Wolf Parade play the National in support of their new album Expo 86, released last week. Their first Montreal show in 2 years, tickets won’t last long, so get ‘em now to avoid disappointment. They’ll be joined by Japanese indie band Moools.
9pm. $23. Le National – 1120 Ste Catherine East.