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14 concerts in Montreal to check out in March

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Yasmin Aboelsaud Feb 28, 2017 5:01 am 219

Spring is almost in the air, and Montreal is alive with the sound of music.

From the old school, mellow sounds of Sting, to the soulful, folk harmonies of The Lumineers, check out who’s hitting the stages of our city in March.

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Billy Talent

Warner Music Canada recording artists Billy Talent are starting off their year on a high note, heading out on a coast-to-coast Canadian tour that will take them all the way across the country. They are in Montréal this month.

Where: Bell Centre, 1909 avenue des Canadiens-de-Montréal
When: Wednesday, March 1 at 6:30 pm
Tickets: Available online from $53.25 to $73.50. All ages

Thundercat 

Stephen Bruner aka Thundercat is a jazz fusion, electronic, psychedelic, bass guitarist, producer, and singer hailing from Los Angeles. With three solo albums, Thundercat has carved out his own unique sound with a psychedelic touch.

Where: SAT, 1201 Saint-Laurent
When: Wednesday, March 1 at 8 pm
Tickets: Available online at $24. 18+

The Tea Party

Canadian band The Tea Party announced a 2017 national tour with a Montréal stop this month. The band is celebrating the 20th anniversary of their fourth studio album Transmission. The Juno nominated album was released in 1997, and included singles “Temptation” and “Babylon.”

Where: Métropolis, 59 Rue Sainte-Catherine Est
When: Thursday, March 2 at 7 pm
Tickets: Available online at $38. All ages

Eric Church

Country superstar Eric Church is in Montreal this month for a massive show at the Bell Centre. The “Holdin My Own” tour will mark the first time ever Eric Church will play with no support act, and will play two full sets with an intermission in between.

Where: Bell Centre, 1909 avenue des Canadiens-de-Montréal
When: Saturday, March 4 at 8 pm
Tickets: Available online at $37.25 to $105. All ages

Mother Mother

Vancouver’s Mother Mother released their latest album No Culture in February. They band is on tour supporting their latest release, and joining them on the road is K. Flay.

Where: L’Astral, 305 Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest
When: Saturday, March 4 at 8:30 pm
Tickets: Available online at $28. All ages

Regina Spektor

New York City’s Regina Spektor began her music career back in 2001 in the anti-folk scene in NY. She self-released her debut 11:11 back then, and released her seventh and latest album Remember Us to Life on September 30. Expect some new, and old, tracks at her show this month.

Where: Métropolis, 59 Rue Sainte-Catherine Est
When: Sunday, March 5 at 7 pm
Tickets: Available online at $53.75. All ages

Ariana Grande

International pop star Ariana Grande is back on the road for her biggest tour yet and stops at the Bell Centre this month. The “Dangerous Woman” Tour kicked off last fall, and includes 36 dates throughout North America.

Where: Bell Centre, 1909 avenue des Canadiens-de-Montréal
When: Monday, March 6 at 6:30 pm
Tickets: Available online at $40.20 to $222.95. All ages

Sting

After launching his 12th solo studio album in November, his first rock/pop album in over a decade, British superstar Sting is hitting the road this spring to tour the world. For the 
“57th & 9th” tour, the 16-time Grammy Award winning 65-year-old will be joined by a three-piece band and special guests Joe Sumner and The Last Bandoleros.

Where: Métropolis, 59 Rue Sainte-Catherine Est
When: Monday, March 6 at 6:30 pm
Tickets: Available online at $135.10 to $171.50. All ages

Passenger

English singer-songwriter Michael Rosenberg, aka Passenger, is mostly known for his single “Let Her Go” but his albums are pieces of art. The Brit Award nominee is touring is latest, Young as the Morning Old as the Sea.

Where: Métropolis, 59 Rue Sainte-Catherine Est
When: Tuesday, March 14 at 6:30 pm
Tickets: Available online at $45.50. All ages

Simple Plan

Remember Simple Plan? The early 2000’s pop-punk French-Canadian band is back with a fifth studio album, and a new tour. Their album Taking One for the Team features rapper Nelly, and debuted as the number four album in Canadian Album Charts upon its release. This month’s date was originally scheduled for November, but was postponed.

Where: Bell Centre, 1909 avenue des Canadiens-de-Montréal
When: Wednesday, March 15 at 6 pm
Tickets: Available online at $40.75 to $68.50. All ages

The Lumineers

American folk rockers The Lumineers are back in town. Coming onto the scene in 2012, The Lumineers had a massive hit in “Ho, Hey,” which made them an international indie sensation. Their second album Cleopatra was another success for the band, who are currently touring in support of their second release.

Where: Bell Centre, 1909 avenue des Canadiens-de-Montréal
When: Saturday, March 18 at 6 pm
Tickets: Available online at $49.50 to $85.75. All ages

The Knocks and Illy

New York’s The Knocks are back with their funky sounds, bringing along with them Bipolar Sunshine, Illy, Gilligan Moss.

Where: Le Belmont, 4483 Boulevard Saint-Laurent
When: Saturday, March 18 at 9 pm
Tickets: Available online at $17. 18+

Green Day

Grammy award winning and 90s punk band Green Day are on the road again. The boys that gave us “Warning,” “Hitchin’ a Rice,” and of course “Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)” have headlined major music festivals globally. Green Day return with Catfish and the Bottlemen as their support on their latest tour.

Where: Bell Centre, 1909 avenue des Canadiens-de-Montréal
When: Wednesday, March 22 at 6:30 pm
Tickets: Available online at $52.25 to $94.50. All ages

Bastille

Brit band Bastille is back on the road and return to Montreal’s Bell Centre on their “Wild Wild World Tour” on March 26. The tour takes the Grammy nominated band across arenas and theatres all over the US and Canada, with stops in Toronto and Vancouver. The new concert announcement comes on the heels of Bastille’s “The Born To Be Wild World North American Mini Tour” tour, a short run of intimate venues that sold out in minutes.

Where: Bell Centre, 1909 avenue des Canadiens-de-Montréal
When: Friday, March 26 at 6:30 pm
Tickets: Available online at $44.75 to $62.50. All ages


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Yasmin Aboelsaud
Senior Staff Writer, music aficionado, fueled by coffee, travel & Drake.

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