Germany’s all-time best-selling musician Herbert Grönemeyer, fresh from the release of his new album I Walk, plays one of two Canadian dates of his live tour in Montreal.
Thursday, Sept. 19, 8:00 p.m., le National (1220 St. Catherine). Tickets $35-$102.50.
Originally performed underground, in Montreal’s metro system, Loops is a reflection on the fast pace of daily urban life. This time around, it makes its premiere on stage in Montreal after a successful series at the Lincoln Centre Institute in New York City.
Thursday, Sept. 19, and Friday, Sept. 20, 8:00 p.m., Montréal, arts interculturels (MAI) (3680 Jeanne-Mance). Student tickets $15.
Old Montreal’s PHI Centre screens films exploring the subject of peace, for World Peace Day (Sept. 21). Mediums of film include 33 mm live action, experimental animation, and fine art.
Saturday, Sept. 21, 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., Centre PHI (407 Rue Saint Pierre). Admission is free.
The Cheap Speakers
Toronto rock band The Cheap Speakers play for the second time in their Canadian east-coast tour in Montreal, with Montreal trio Dany Laj and the Looks, following the release of their new album Switches and Levers last spring.
Saturday, Sept. 21, 9:00 p.m., Bistro de Paris (4536 St. Denis). Admission $5.
The In ‘n’ Outs
Montreal trio The In ‘n’ Outs play the grand opening of local rock climbing centre Zéro Gravité, following the release of their album Zero Gravity this past year. In an acrobatic performance, the band promises live music in mid-air for the duration of their show.
Saturday, Sept. 21, 8:00 p.m., Zéro Gravité (4519 Papineau). [Ticket price unknown]