Live music in Montréal from February 21 to 27, 2020

Robyn Fadden

Robyn Fadden is a Montréal-based writer and editor who searches out city secrets, new bands, life-changing art and things to do with her perpetually active kid. Robyn has covered major events for HOUR, MUTEK, ARTINFO, CKUT 90.3FM and more.

Let loose at a rock concert, take in a symphony orchestra or spend the night dancing this week with all kinds of live music in Montréal.

On Friday, February 21

Catch indie-folk collective The Franklin Electric with Old Sea Brigade at MTELUS, New Orleans-Chicago electronic act Telefon Tel Aviv at Ritz P.D.B., Norwegian singer-songwriter Anna Of The North at Le Ministère, psych-rock outfit Elephant Stone at l'Escogriffe Bar Spectacle, French bossa-nova duo Papooz at Théâtre Fairmount, plus electronic producer Matroda at New City Gas.

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On Saturday, February 22

See New York City's Aaron Parks Trio at Bourgie Concert Hall, reggae-ska regenerators Bedouin Soundclash at Corona Theatre, Québécois rock stars, including Éric Lapointe and The Damn Truth at the Show Harley at the Bell Centre. Go dancing with EDM producer Spencer Brown at the Society for Arts and Technology, at the Dômesicle party in the SAT dome, or with W&W at New City Gas and Brame & Hamo at Newspeak.

On Sunday and Monday

Dazzling pianist Daniil Trifonov performs at Maison symphonique de Montréal and Malian superstar Fatoumata Diawara headlines Le National as part of Black History Month. Catch brilliant French singer-songwriter Joseph Arthur with opener Bud Rice at Petit Campus. On Monday, Swedish punks Refused come to Corona Theatre with opener Youth Code, while Brooklyn post-punk band Bambara plays Ritz P.D.B.

From Tuesday to Thursday

Québécois singer-songwriter Pierre Lapointe performs Pour déjouer l’ennui at Usine C from February 25 to 29. On Wednesday, hear Québécoise soprano Marie-Josée Lord at Bourgie Hall or industrial-edged Devin Townsend at Corona Theatre. Matthias Pintscher conducts the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal at Maison symphonique on February 26 and 27.

For more music, check out where to hear live music in Montréal, 10 great places to see indie bands, Montréal's best jazz and blues clubs and our guide to electronic music in Montréal. Stand up and sing yourself at Montréal's best karaoke bars! And go record shopping at Montréal's excellent vinyl stores.

Things to do in Montréal from February 21 to 27, 2020

Robyn Fadden

Robyn Fadden is a Montréal-based writer and editor who searches out city secrets, new bands, life-changing art and things to do with her perpetually active kid. Robyn has covered major events for HOUR, MUTEK, ARTINFO, CKUT 90.3FM and more.

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