5 things to do in Montreal today: Wednesday, February 13

Feb 12 2019, 6:26 pm

Hey look, it’s winter again.

Despite the weather’s best efforts to keep you cooped up, there are a slew of great events happening around the city today, February 13, to get your mind off all the snow.

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Don Juan – Maison symphonique de Montréal

Acclaimed by audiences across Canada, France and South Korea (more than 600,000 spectators total) the Don Juan musical returns in a symphonic version.

Presented by the OSM, right in time for Valentine’s Day, these symphonies feature Marie-Eve Janvier, Jean-François Breau and Mario Pelchat.

Music and libretto by Félix Gray, in an orchestration by musical director Simon Leclerc.

When: From now until February 16
Time: 8 pm (2:30 pm on February 16)
Where: Maison symphonique de Montreal
Price: $50 – $220, available online

Walk Off The Earth Concert

Walk off the Earth is a Canadian indie pop band from Burlington, Ontario. They are known for their music videos of covers and originals. The band is well known for its covers of pop genre music on YouTube.

After the untimely death of Mike ‘Beard Guy’ Taylor, this concert will certainly be emotional.

When: Wednesday, February 13
Time: 8 pm
Where: MTelus, 59 rue Ste. Catherine
Price: $71 – $419, available online

Beautiful – The Carole King Musical

Beautiful tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, It features a stunning array of beloved songs written by Gerry Goffin/Carole King and Barry Mann/Cynthia Weil.

The show opened on Broadway at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre in January 2014, where it has since broken all box office records and recently became the highest grossing production in the Theatre’s history.

A string of shows will take place at the Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier all month, tonight’s being the second.

When: Wednesday, February 13
Time: 8 pm
Where: Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier, 175 rue Ste. Catherine
Price: $46.05 – $139.05, available online

David August Concert

David August is a German-Italian music producer and DJ in the electronic music scene. He’s currently on tour promoting his D’Angelo LP and he’ll be spinning tunes at the timeless Théâtre Corona tonight.

When: Wednesday, February 13
Time: 8 pm – 11 pm
Where: Théâtre Corona, 2490 Notre-Dame
Price: $23 – $39.25, available online

Shane Murphy at Honey Martin Pub

If you’re in the mood for music and David August and Walk Off The Earth are too much of a stretch, Shane Murphy is a perfect alternative.

He appeared at Jazz Fest in 2018 and is back to his regular Wednesday gig at Honey Martin Pub in NDG.

He’s silky smooth on the guitar and has a soothing and hip voice. He plays covers and original pieces, considering it’s free entrance to watch him – it’s an absolute steal.

When: Wednesday, February 13
Time: 10 pm – 3 am
Where: 5916 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Price: Free