Go see these shows this week, get to it.
THURSDAY, APRIL 24
SMOSAN #11: Avec le Soleil Sortant de sa Bouche + Femme Accident + Golden Tombs @ Le Cagibi
It is the one year anniversary of the monthly audio/visual performance series known as the Secret Museum of Sound and Nature. The series brings together people who share a common interest in new, innovative and experimental music. Read our interview with Jim Demos, founder and main organizer of the series.
Show starts at 9:15 p.m. (for real), $8.
Justice for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women w/ Odaya + Beatrice Deer + Sarah Pagé + AroarA @ La Vitrola
HOWL, a Montreal collective promoting social justice through the arts, organized this event in collaboration with Missing Justice, a grassroots campaign, to draw attention to the large number of missing and murdered indigenous women. The event features performances by aboriginal artists Odaya and Beatrice Deer, as well as experimental harpist Sarah Pagé (The Barr Brothers) and Montreal duo AroarA.
Show starts at 8:30 p.m., $8.
Show starts at 10 p.m., free.
FRIDAY, APRIL 25
Life in Vacuum + Atsuko Chiba + Obstcls @ L’Escogriffe
Show starts at 9 p.m., $7.
Mystik Motorcycles + Melted Faces + Ultrapterodactyle @ Divan Orange
Show starts at 9:30 p.m., $7.
SATURDAY, APRIL 26
Montreal Psych Fest presents Elephant Stone + The Vacant Lots + Pachyderm @ Quai des Brumes
Montreal psychedelic powerhouse Elephant Stone are kicking off a summer of touring here in Montreal by performing all the tracks off their new album, the self-titled follow-up to their 2009 success The Seven Seas.
Doors open at 9 p.m., tickets cost $8 in advance online via Elephant Stone or $10 at the door.
Photo by Võ Thiên Việt via tumblr.