5 things to do in Montreal today: Monday, February 25

Feb 22 2019, 6:55 pm

There’s something about the last week of February that implies the worst part of winter is over. Whether or not that’s true, let’s hope that as February fizzles away, so too does the harsh winter.

To get the week started in the meantime, here are five things to check out today, February 25, in Montreal.

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Parcels Concert

Parcels are a Berlin-based band composed of Louie Swain, Patrick Hetherington, Noah Hill, Anatole “Toto” Serret and Jules Crommelin, who migrated from Australia.

The band formed in 2014 while at high school in Byron Bay, Australia, and are now based in Berlin.

They’ll be joined by the Penthouse Boys at the gorgeous Théâtre Fairmount.

When: Monday, February 25
Time: 8 pm – 11 pm
Where: Théâtre Fairmount, 5240, Avenue du Parc
Price: $26.25 – $30.25, available online

MNM Festival

For its 50th anniversary, the Société de musique contemporaine du Québec (SMCQ) is presenting the eighth annual festival Montréal / Nouvelles Musiques (MNM).

The festival hosts more than 20 concerts, orchestras, solo shows and conferences as a celebration of contemporary music for 10 days.

When: From now until March 2
Time: Varying times
Where: Quartier des Spectacles
Price: Various prices

Les Rendez-Vous Québec Cinéma

Cinema buffs can gather to see nearly 300 films and 100 premiers from Quebec’s film industry for the rest of the month.

When: From now until March 2
Time: Varying times
Where: Quartier des Spectacles
Price: Varying prices, available online

McKibbin’s Pub Stumpers

Test your trivia knowledge at McKibbin’s Irish Pub tonight. The pub’s trivia has five rounds, general knowledge multiple choice, short answer, a picture round, and a music round. The winner of each round receives free drinks or a round of shots.

A round for a round – good trade.

When: Monday, February 25
Time: 7:30 pm – 10 pm
Where: 1426 Rue Bishop
Price: Free to play (with purchase of a beverage)

Jacob Banks Concert

Jacob Banks is a British singer and songwriter from Birmingham. Banks became the first unsigned act to ever appear on BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge.

He’s at the Théâtre Corona tonight, after making stops in Boston and New York City as part of his new tour.

When: Monday, February 25
Time: 8 pm – 11 pm
Where: Théâtre Corona, 2490 Notre-Dame Ouest
Price: $28. 90, available online