For most of you, school is on it's way and it is one of your last weekend to party intensively. Our journalist at MTL Blog Events compiled the best things to do in Montreal this weekend for your enjoyment and assured hangovers. From Thursday to Sunday, we give you the opportunity to have something nice to do every evening, every night. Check it out below!
- Thursday, January 8th
MELT 043 at Blizzarts with Pomo is tonight! It is your last shot to see one of the biggest emerging artist right now in Montreal before he leaves the city! View Event>
Trashback Thursdays are now on the first floor of TRH-Bar and it is free! Perfect for your bass music, techno and electro weekly needs. View Event>
Les Jeunes Jeudis with your boys Loud & Lary from Loud Lary Ajust. They rap like kings, but they also know how to throw a party at Salon Officiel! View Event>
Noo-Bap & GrandBuda are your host tonight at Datcha. Chill with the cute boys gang all night with cheap drinks and pleasant sounds! View Event>
- Friday, January 9th
Teki Latex comes from France to perform at The Blue Dog Motel. Original member of TTC, the legendary french hip-hop group we say a big thank you for "Danse La Poutine"! View Event>
Flex Fridays at Tokyo Bar brings the fun every week. The Goontribe and Jericho are your hosts and trust us, they know how to throw a good party. View Event>
Jeff Mills, international artist, is coming to Montreal through La Bacchanale which is organizing an absolutely crazy space ship trip with superb visual art work for attendees. They are awaiting approximately 1500 attendees, can you believe it? View Event>
Lexer will be tearing up Salon Daomé with Nicolas Hamel, Hools and Gieratrixx! View Event>
A Dj Battle! Wait, say that again, a DJ battle?! Oh yes, Le Belmont is hosting this insane event this weekend. Bring your own beats people! View Event>
Black Label Society will be performing at Le Métropolis this Friday night! View Event>
- Saturday, January 10th
Voyage Funktastique is having you on board for a trip into the funk galaxy at Le Bleury-Bar à Vinyle. Dr.Mad and Walla.P are our favorite Djs to make you dance all night in the coziest atmosphere. Don't miss out! View Event>
The Chainsmokers at New City Gas! Buy your tickets quickly and don't forget to take a selfie for us. View Event>
The Unveil at Pastis Bar on Mont-Royal Street with performances of Jei Bandit, Yng St-Esprit, Dtrick Von Furst and Klyde Drexler! View Event>
- Sunday, January 11th
Jazz & Dilla is the spot to be at on a Sunday night for a nice beer, chill atmosphere and jazz sounds. View Event>
Tokyo Bar Sundays is the spot to be at on a Sunday night for a massive turnup! MTL Blog wants you to party every day, even on Sundays. Many girls, much drinks, such good music. View Event>
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I must admit, I had never been to New City Gas (I moved here during the pandemic — please forgive me), so I had no idea what to expect. The first thing I thought was, "WOW, this space is so cool!" We walked into the lobby-bar and I was instantly taken by the exposed brick and hanging lights, which created a boho-chic Mykonos-esque aesthetic. Of course, that included a hanging bed.
We stepped inside and walked through the mysterious yet cozy and inviting interior complete with mirrors and candles galore. Before entering the restaurant, we passed through the artisanal marketplace, featuring goods from Meraki, a Laval-based boutique filled with handmade goods and imported treasures from Greece.
Next, we headed into the restaurant, which is so spectacularly done that it feels like one of the most high-end, chic spots on the Island of Montreal but with a totally relaxed and laid-back vibe. Thanks to the decor — complete with hanging baskets, long tables, neutral tones and vibrant greenery — you truly feel like you're in Tulum or in Greece.
We tucked ourselves in for a four-course meal by Chef Massimo Piedimonte of Le Mousso. We were told that the menu was "a tour through the Mediterranean": tapas, a fish course, a meat course, and dessert. Paired with drinks prepared by sommelier Maxime Laliberté of Maison Boulud and mixologist Lawrence Picard of Nectar & Co., I was in absolute heaven.
Between courses, we checked out the open-air gallery outside by S16 and the NFT Gallery by 0x Society, which is actually the first of its kind in Canada. Both of these will be available all summer long.
When the sun went down and the lights came on, the ambiance was even more spectacular. Co-owner Alex K. told me the team was inspired by their travels to places like Tulum and Mykonos, not just for their food and culture, but for the way they exude positive summer vibes. And that's exactly what I got from Bazart from start to finish!
Bazart at New City Gas
Address: 969, rue Wellington, Montreal, QC
Why You Need To Go: For a taste and the vibes of the Mediterranean right in the heart of Griffintown.
Guys, I have some seriously exciting news to tell you.. Diplo is coming to Montreal this summer! Yup, you heard me right. One of the world's hottest new DJs/producers will be performing right here in Montreal.
Igloofest is right around the corner! This year it happens to start Thursday, January 12th and lasts until Saturday, Feburary 4th. Every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday between those dates are filled with superb DJs! But, there are specific DJs you should definitely look out for in 2017 at Igloofest!
The list below composes of some of the most popular DJs performing at Igloofest and some local upcoming home favourites! So, be sure to pick and choose your dates wisely! Or hey, why not just go see them all!