The people from Montreal’s Grand Prix weekend may have gone, but daily events are everlasting in this city. Here are a few things to get you going into the middle of the week, on Tuesday, June 12.
Honey Martin is a cozy Irish Pub in NDG that hosts a phenomenal pub trivia. They do six rounds of ten questions. A winner is rewarded each round with either a round of drinks or a round of shots. A round for a round – great deal. The questions are all general knowledge and the trivia host is interactive and funny. Buy him a shot and he’ll go easy on you.
When: Every Tuesday at Honey Martin
Time: 9 pm – 1:30 am
Where: 5916 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest
You could check out Deadpool 2, Avengers: Infinity War, or/and Solo: A Star Wars Story for real cheap on Tuesdays at Scotiabank Theatre Montreal. Or, check out Hereditary – it looks frightening.
Scotiabank Theatre offers cheap movie tickets for the Tuesday crowds. They also have deals on snack combos. Can you honestly say no to that popcorn smell?
When: Every Tuesday at Scotiabank Theatre
Time: Varies depending on selection
Where: 977 Rue Saint-Catherine Ouest
Price: General admission starts at $7
FrancoFolies de Montreal is the world’s largest French-speaking music festival. This weekend’s edition will be their 30th overall and will host 50 concerts on seven different venues across the city. You can expect to hear a variety of genres including hip-hop, rock, folk, and electro. The majority of these outdoor shows are also free.
The first week of FrancoFolie continues to chug along. Tonight’s performances include Catherine Ringer, Hubert Lenoir, Daniel Bélanger, Aiza, Josman, Sabrina Sabotage, and more!
When: From now until June 17
Time: 9 am – 5 pm
Where: Various venues in Montreal, check website for details
Montreal’s Fringe Festival features over 500 artists who will be delivering over 600 live productions across town in June. This is the start of the festival’s last week and there’s a bunch of great acts.
Tuesday’s lineup includes Lucky, Bite Your Tongue, Find Me, Flute Loops, How to be a Dick, What the Hell Happened to my Patio Furniture, Sex? But I’m a Canadian, Sara, Settle This Thing, Awkward Hug, Bad Habits, and more!
The shows are a variety of comedy, drama, burlesque, dance and a lot of them involve audience interaction.
The best part – every show is only $10. Times and locations vary, check the website for details.
When: From now until June 17
Time: Varies according to show
Where: Varies according to show
Price: $10, available at the door or online
Cafe Shaika hosts the Shaika Shakeup evert Tuesday in the summer. The Shakeup is an open mic comedy show that features up and coming comedians and seasoned vets working on new bits or old jokes. It’s a comfortable cafe in a busy neighbourhood, minutes away from Vendome metro and easily accessible by bike/bus.
Plus they have carrot cake.
When: Every Tuesday until July 31
Time: 8 pm – 10 pm
Where: 5526 Rue Sherbrooke