UPCOMING: Recommended Montreal Shows, March 2018

As the sun begins to shine through the winter clouds, we can finally start to feel the heat of some of the hottest music coming our way! Take a look below at just a few of many shows you can expect to see us at this month.

Born Ruffians at Casa Del Popolo- March 1st

This Canadian Indie Rock band is full of energy and get-on-your feet kind of music. Currently touring under their 5th studio album Uncle, Duke & The Chief, the four members are enjoying the East coast, before heading West and into Europe. We recommend stoping in to catch them while you can, this band is wildly old school rock n’ roll, and offers a blend of newer rock influences, such as the Shins and Phoenix. Buy your tickets [here].

Rhye at the Corona Theatre- March 3rd  

Comprised originally of Canadian electronic vocalist Michael Milosh and instrumentalist Robin Hannibal, the 2018 BLOOD album is highlighting a new sort of project. Found out more about the newfound Rhye and the hardships behind  the transition in Rolling Stone. Despite the parting of ways of the two musicians, however, this tour still embraces the melodic and soothing vibes that will make you hold your breath. Buy your tickets [here].

K Flay with Yungblud at the Corona Theatre- March 16th

Her newest album Blood in the Cut has already been nominated for Best Rock Song and  Best Engineered album at the 60th Grammy Awards , and K Flay is still breaking new grounds. Under the management of Interscope Records, her music has appeared in NFL commercials, Netflix soundtracks and even guest appeared on Imagine Dragons’ Evolve Tour! Both Yungblud and K Flay find a harmonious mix of rock and hip-hop, and this will definitely be a show to remember. Buy your tickets [here]

MGMT at MTelus- March 17th

After taking a long break from the underwhelming reception of their last two albums, MGMT has been trying to make waves as big as 2007’s Oracular Spectacular, including their top hits Electric Feel, Kids and Time to Pretend. And they’ve definitely succeeded with the 2018 Little Dark Ages tour with the album released just earlier this month. Though they are is labelled as a rock band, the MGMT members are also musically multi talented, playing at least three instruments each, and bring forward a new level of electronic influence. Stop by to enjoy a bit of the old and the new, buy your tickets [here].

Santana at the Bell Center- March 21nd

Our favourite blend of Latin flare and Rock n’ Roll came together in 1969 in their famous Woodstock performance, and is now coming to Montreal. Decades of winning awards and finding a place in the Rock and Roll Hall of fame, the band comes together again in the release of the highly anticipated album, Santana IV. The crowd will be filled with fans of all ages, and we can guarantee an unforgettable performance from legendary performers. Buy your tickets [here].

P!nk at the Bell Center March 23rd

With many radio hits off her 7th released album, Beautiful Trauma, such as What About Us and the self-titled hit [check out the video, featuring the one and only, Channing Tatum], P!nk continues to bring her honest lyrics and catchy music to the stage. She has since evolved from her youthful critic on pop culture from her early Missundaztood (2000) years- the beginning of her radio and chart successes, and has emerged an elegant woman, mother and wife. Along with singing the national anthem for the Super Bowl LII and enjoying the release of her documentary with Apple Music, P!nk is taking 2018 to spend time with her fans on her North American tour. Buy your tickets [here] and enjoy the fun!

Rod Steward at the Bell Center- March 27th

Speaking of legends, Rod Stewart has been successfully selling albums around the world for, it feels like, forever and is considered one of the best-selling musical artists of all time. The 73 year old has just concluded his summer tour, alongside Cindy Lauper, and is now continuing solo. Join Rod on his journey through time and buy your tickets [here]

Badbadnotgood at MTelus- March 27th 

Known for their electronica improvisations and instrumental interpretations on hip hop music, Canada’s BBNG has collaborated with Kendrick Lamar, Montreal’s very own Kaytranada and Odd Future members, such as Tyler, the Creator. By the release of their second album, the band began producing some original material along with well known covers. Now established as their own creative force, Badbadnotgood offers a variety of jazz instrumentals, hip-hop beats and calming vibes. Buy your tickets [here] and check out their live set!

Billie Eilish at the Corona Theatre- March 27th

Her voice is melodic and her sound is obscure. She’ll remind you a bit of Lorde but has yet to release a studio album. Billie Eilish’s success has advanced off touching EP’s and dedicated fanbases. In 2017 Eilish released the track “Bored” as a featured part of netflix’s popular 13 Reasons Why soundtrack, along with her newest EP Don’t Smile at Me and is now tackling 2018 with a North American Tour at just 16 years old. Be sure to catch her and buy your tickets [here].

Lianne Barnes

Lianne is a recent Communications graduate, montreal-based music lover and adventurer. She is always making plans for the next best thing and meeting the coolest people along the way. When she is not biking around town, she is travelling, attending concerts, watching Netflix, eating overpriced food and making playlists for all the above! Follow her on Spotify @LiliBarn

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