Thursday October 25
6pm. Bruxe Anniversary Party @ Bruxe, 5662 Sherbrooke West. To celebrate the success of their first year in retail, Bruxe [http://www.bruxedesign.com/] invites you for a night of fashion, drinks, Belgian waffles, great music and, of course, fashion. They’ll unveil the Ease knitwear collection during the party and gifts and prizes will be given out throughout the evening!
Friday October 26
6:30pm. Swans + A Hawk and a Hacksaw @ La Tulipe, 4530 Papineau. Seminal NYC art rock band Swans join Albuquerque folk act A Hawk and a Hacksaw. The show has to be over by 10:30pm, so Swans will go on at 8:30pm sharp. Tickets $20, available at Cheap Thrills, Atom Heart, Phonopolis and Aux 33 Tours.
9pm. Father John Misty @ Cabaret Mile End, 5240 Avenue du Parc. Folk singer songwriter Father John Misty (aka J Tillman, of Fleet Foxes and Saxon Shore fame) plays Mile End in support of his latest record, Fear Fun. Tickets $15.
10pm. No Vacancy @ Royal Phoenix, 5788 St-Laurent. No Vacancy featuring DJs The Salivation Army and Poirier is going down once again and this time it’s a special HAUNTED MOTEL Halloween edition! No cover, drink specials.
Saturday October 27
10pm. Witness the Fitness Halloween Party @ Tokyo Bar, 3709 St-Laurent. Tokyo is reinventing itself for Halloween: Slap on your Mom’s 80s aerobics leotard and get ready to dance like its 1988! You’ll be treated to a “Glow in the Dark” theme in the main Room, care of Psychology and Hatchmatik. DJs Johnny Jungle and Goodvibes will deliver the tunes for the Black Light Party in the side room. Prizes for best costume:
1st: Free 40oz bottle + Pair of glow in the dark Oakley Frogskins.
2nd: Free bottle of Prosecco + Pair of glow in the dark Oakley Frogskins.
3rd: Pair of glow in the dark Oakley Frogskins.
10pm. CASAWEEN! @ Casa del Popolo, 4873 St-Laurent. Casaween, Casa’s annual Halloween party, is back! Join DJs SLAUGHTERSKY and CREEP-F-CF as they invoke the spirits of parties past with their annual SPOOKDOWN. Free entry and a costume contest with prizes awarded at midnight!
Sunday October 28
8pm. Milo Greene @ Sala Rossa, 4848 St-Laurent. California Indie rock quintet Milo Greene has sold out lots o’ shows on their current North American tour in support of their self-titled debut album. Catch ’em this Sunday at Sala. Tickets $15.