Live music in Montréal from March 6 to 12, 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 a night (or a whole weekend) dancing this week with all kinds of live music in Montréal.

On Friday, March 6

Folk rockers The Lumineers drum up a good time at the Bell Centre, while singer-songwriter Radical Face performs at L’Astral, Montréal rising star Polina Grace is at Le Ministère, and counter-culture event Not Your Babe Fest IV hosts shows from March 5 to 7. Dance to Akeos at Théâtre Fairmount, French producer Julian Jeweil at Newspeak or Brazilian producer Vintage Culture at New City Gas.int

On Saturday, March 7

The Conservatoire de musique de Montréal presents Carmina Burana de Carl Orff at Maison symphonique de Montréal. Electronic producer JAUZ and opener Drezo whip the crowd into a frenzy at MTELUS. Check out hip-hop duo Cartel Madras at Ritz P.D.B. or singer-songwriter K-maro at L'Olympia. Industrial techno rules at the Drop 04 night with Codex Empire, D.Blavatsky and The Marquis, while German producer Robin Schulz comes to New City Gas. Dance to live soul, Motown and funk at Le Balcon's Groove Night on March 6 and soul, Motown and disco with DTW & The Jamm on March 7. Or hang at the Fondation Phi pour l’art contemporain’s club night Bring Down The Walls x Never Apart with TS Ellise, G L O W Z I and MikeQ.

On Sunday and Monday

Dave Hause & The Mermaid play their Americana pop-rock with opener Chris Cresswell on March 8 at Petit Campus. Anti-folk singer-songwriter Adam Green comes to Ritz P.D.B. on Monday, March 9.

From Tuesday to Thursday

On Wednesday, March 11, catch Atlanta rock band Blackberry Smoke at Corona Theatre, California indie singer-songwriter Zola at L’Astral, and psych-rockers Post Animal at Ritz P.D.B. On March 12, Pittsburg punks Anti-Flag and opener Grade 2 shake L’Astral and French electro one-man-band Mezerg plays Ritz P.D.B.

For more, 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. Sing at Montréal's best karaoke bars and go record shopping at Montréal's excellent vinyl stores.

Things to do in Montréal from March 6 to 12, 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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