5 things to do in Montreal today: Thursday, July 28

Jul 28 2016, 2:50 am

From an after party with a famous comedian to an intimate concert with Beirut, here is everything you need on your social calendar today.

Sugar Sammy After Party

What: The Melting Pot madness continues with rockstar comedian Sugar Sammy and Montreal’s DJ YO-C leading the night into dancing, fun, and a roaring good time!
When: July 28 at 10 pm
Where: Melting Pot Block Party, 175 St. Catherine Street West, Montreal

Beirut Concert

What: Indie-rock darlings will be performing a solo show before thir big stint at Osheaga this weekend. If you want to experience them on a more intimate side, this is your chance!
When: July 28 at 7 pm
Where: Corona Theatre, 2490 Rue Notre-Dame O, Montreal

Festival International de Lanaudiere

What: Take a little road trip and enjoy the largest festival of classical music in Canada. Today, the Festival is pleased to collaborate once again this year with the Festival Akousma and the magnificent Musée d’art de Joliette for an event that promises to amaze in uncovering unexplored sound worlds.
When: July 28 at 8 pm
Where: 1655, Base-de-Roc Blvd., Joliette

Fantasia International Film Festival

What: The Fantasia International Film Festival is now recognized as the largest and most influential event of its kind in North America. With a varied programming and an emphasis on the imaginative cinema of Asia, Europe and the Americas, Fantasia’s offerings range from unique offerings to international commercial crowd-pleasers rarely seen in North America.
Until August 2
Where: Various locations

Marché des Possibles

What: The Marché des Possibles is a public open-air space featuring a free socio-cultural programming that includes musical performances, screenings of films, and activities for children. The location also features a bar and a biergarten, a market with artists and artisan creations, food trucks, and pop-up restaurants.
When: Until August 7
Where: Corner of Bernard & St-Dominique