12 concerts in Montreal to check out in October

Oct 5 2017, 2:02 am

Whether you’re into electronic music, chart-topping pop or alternative rock, Montreal’s October concert lineup offers performances for every music lover to enjoy.

From massive shows at the Bell Centre to more intimate performances, here are some of the hottest Montreal concerts this month.

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Tricky, whose real name is Adrian Nicholas Matthews Thaws, will be stopping in Montreal this month to perform tracks from his 13th album ununiform. He will be performing at the Theatre Fairmount alongside In The Valley Below.

When: October 6, 8 pm
Where: Theatre Fairmount, 5240 Avenue du Parc
Tickets: Available online from $35

Future Islands

Put on your dancing shoes Montreal, American synthpop band Future Islands will be making a stop at the Metropolis this month, to perform their feet stomping hits “Seasons” and “Ran”.

When: October 7, 8 pm
Where: Metropolis, 59 St Catherine St E
Tickets: Available online from $37

Enrique Iglesias, Pitbull & CNCO

Things are going to be heating up at Bell Centre this Thanksgiving Monday, as the ever-so-talented Enrique Iglesias will be stopping by with Pitbull and CNCO. Get ready for an evening of chart-topping hits and plenty of dancing.

When: October 9, 7:30 pm
Where: Bell Centre, 1909 Avenue des Canadiens-de-Montréal
Tickets: Available online from $52.70 to $201.95

Cigarettes After Sex

Formed in 2008 in El Paso, Cigarettes After Sex is an ambient pop band scheduled to perform a sold-out show at Montreal’s Theatre Fairmount this month. Head down and enjoy an evening of their moody and wistful sounds.

When: October 10, 9 pm
Where: Theatre Fairmount, 5240 Avenue du Parc
Tickets: Sold out


Relive the days of your teenage angst as you rock out to rock band Paramore at Theatre St-Denis this month. Aside from singing their chart-topping hits “Misery Business” and “Still Into You”the band will also be playing their newly released tracks including “Hard Times”.

When: October 12, 7:30 pm
Where: Theatre St-Denis, 1594 St Denis St
Tickets: Available online from $72


French rock band Phoenix will feel right at home this month when they pay Montreal a visit. Expect to hear plenty of funk guitars, dreamy synth-pop beats and plenty of tracks from the band’s new album Ti Amo.

When: October 13, 8 pm
Where: Metropolis, 59 St Catherine St E
Tickets: Available online from $54.75


The one and only Deadmau5 will be bringing his Lots of Shows in a Row: Pt. 2 tour to the Bell Centre this October. He released his eighth studio album, W:/2016ALBUM/ in 2016 that features the singles “Let It Go” and “Snowcone”.

When: October 13, 8 pm
Where: Bell Centre, 1909 Avenue des Canadiens-de-Montréal
Tickets: Available online from $65 to $210

Death from Above

Toronto punk rock duo Death from Above is on the road this month, to promote their recently released their third album Outrage Is Now! Aside from playing their new tracks, you can expect to hear the duo’s classic hits including “Black History Month” and “Trainwreck 1979”  You can catch the boys performing at the Corona Theatre.

When: October 20, 9 pm
Where: Corona Theatre, 2490 Notre-Dame St W
Tickets: Available online for$45.50 and at the show for $50.50


Vancouver born rockers Japandroids are on the road this month and will be performing a set at Montreal’s Corona Theatre including tracks from the duo’s latest record, Near To The Wild Heart Of Life. 

When: October 21, 9 pm
Where: Corona Theatre, 2490 Notre-Dame St W
Tickets: Available online from $32.50

Vance Joy

Australian born singer-songwriter Vance Joy will be back in Montreal later this month to perform his ridiculously catchy tracks “Riptide” and “Mess is Mine”. The live performance will be sure to feature Vance Joy’s new single, “Lay it on Me,” which was released earlier this year.

When: October 26, 8 pm
Where: Corona Theatre, 2490 Notre-Dame St W
Tickets: Available online from $53

Imagine Dragons

American rock band Imagine Dragons will be headlining the Bell Centre this month as part of their Evolve world tour. Get ready to rock out to their popular hits Radioactive, Thunder, and Believer.

When: October 27, 7:30 pm
Where: Bell Centre, 1909 Avenue des Canadiens-de-Montréal
Tickets: Available online from $77


The ever so popular Alt-J will be performing at Place Bell in Laval this fall following the release of their third album, Relaxer.

When: October 29, 8 pm
Where: Place Bell, 1950 Claude-Gagné Road
Tickets: Available online from $35.25



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