11 Montreal concerts and festivals to check out in September

Sep 1 2017, 12:32 am

Summer is officially winding down, and that first Tuesday after Labour Day weekend always seems to hit like a slap in the face.

To help soften the blow, the good news is that September is full of some pretty decent concerts in Montreal.

Here are 11 Montreal concerts in September that you need to know about.

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Mile Ex/End Music Festival

Festival season isn’t over just yet; The Mile Ex/End Music Festival features artists like Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Patrick Watson, Charlotte Cardin, Bust and the Bass, Basia Bulat and Megative, City and Colour, Cat Power and Suzanne Vega.

When: Saturday, September 2 and Sunday, September 3
Where: Under the Van Horne Overpass
Tickets: Available online at $50 to $90

Lady Gaga

Anyone who has seen Lady Gaga live knows that she definitely puts on a costume-filled and visually stimulating show unlike any other. You’ll want a fully-charged phone for this show.

When:  Monday, September 4 at 7:30 pm
Where: Bell Centre
Tickets:  Available online at $34 to $4,675

Depeche Mode

Expect to see no shortage of parents letting loose like they did back in the day when English electronic band of the 80s and 90s, Depeche Mode, hits town.

When: Tuesday, September 5 at 7:30 pm
Where: Bell Centre
Tickets: Available online at $26 to $658

Arcade Fire

Montreal’s own Arcade Fire – who recently had their third straight Number One album on the Billboard 200 when “Everything Now” debuted at number one – hits the Bell Centre on September 6.

When:  Wednesday, September 6 at 7:30 pm
Where: Bell Centre
Tickets:  Available online at $47 to $299

Ancient Future Festival

Offering one last outdoor music festival before the cold air invades, The Ancient Future Festival takes over the Old Port with two jam-packed days of music.

When:  Friday, September 8 and Saturday, September 9
Where: Old Port Montreal
Tickets:  Available online at $28 to $490

Katy Perry

Masses of teenyboppers and pop music lovers of all ages will unite for what will undoubtedly turn into a high-energy dance party as Katy Perry rolls into town for her Witness tour.

When: Saturday, September 9 at 7:30 pm
Where: Bell Centre
Available online at $52 to $6,716

Dita Von Teese

International Queen of Burlesque, Dita Von Teese will make a sultry stop in Montreal with her “The Art of the Teese” Burlesque Revue.

When: Sunday, September 10 at 7:30 pm
Where: Metropolis
Available online at $59.75 to $80.25

 A Tribe Called Red

Canadian electronic music group, A Tribe Called Red – who have not only made a mark on the global EDM music scene, but raise awareness about indigenous issues along the way – hit Montreal on September 12.

When: Tuesday, September 12 at 8 pm
Where: Metropolis
Available online

Simple Plan

Canada’s own Simple Plan will make a Toronto stop at the Danforth Music Hall as part of their North American tour.

When:  Monday, September 18 at 7 pm
Where: Metropolis
Tickets:  Available online at $30 to $541

Oh Wonder

London-based alt-pop duo, consisting of Josephine Vander Gucht and Anthony West, make a Toronto stop fresh from a summer of music festivals and concerts in support of their second full-length album.

When:  Thursday, September 21 at 8:30 pm
Where: Metropolis
Tickets: Available online at $37.25

Nick Murphy (Chet Faker)

Australian pop phenomenon Nick Murphy (formerly known as Chet Faker) makes a Toronto stop on his world tour in the wake of redefining his music career and a recently released new EP.

When:  Friday, September 22 at 8 pm
Where: Metropolis
Tickets:  Available online at $38.75

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