MONTREAL — The Montreal stage is set for a fall and winter season of programming. Here are a few ways to enjoy a night on the town.
Metropolis kicks things up a hardcore-heavy-metal notch with performances by Lamb of God and Killswitch Engage tonight at its 59 St. Catherine St. E. location. Tickets cost $54.
Kent Nagano conducts the Montreal Symphony Orchestra in a unique, classic concert recital on Saturday, Oct. 26, that performs German composer and clarinetist Jorg Widmann’s “Teiresias,” Beethoven’s “Symphony No. 5” and progressive art rocker Frank Zappa’s “Bogus Pomp.” The concert is at Maison Symphonique of Place des Arts. Tickets cost $31.
Vocalist Josh Grobin plays the Bell Centre Sunday, Oct. 27. Tickets cost $64 to $115.
Electro house DJ Steve Aoki plays Metropolis Wednesday, Oct. 30. Tickets cost $42.50.
Justin Timberlake brings his “20/20 Experience Tour” to the Bell Centre Thursday, Oct. 31, and Friday, Nov. 1. Tickets range from $63 to 192.
Seventies icons The Eagles play the Bell Centre Monday, Nov. 4. Tickets cost $75 to $205.
Alternative rockers My Bloody Valentine plays Metropolis Wednesday, Nov. 6. Tickets cost $47.
Bon Jovi plays the Bell Centre Friday, Nov. 8. Tickets cost $29 to $600.
Genesis tribute band The Musical Box performs Selling England by the Pound Sunday, Nov. 10, at Cepsum of the Universite de Montreal. Tickets cost $55 to $75. The venue is at 2100 Edouard Montpetit Blvd.
Said the Whale brings their alt sound to La Sala Rossa at 4848 St. Laurent Blvd. Tuesday, Nov. 12. Tickets cost $15.
Cirque Eloize presents “Cirkopolis,” their new show that combines circus arts, theater and dance in the realm of Fritz Lang’s “Metropolis” meets Terry Gilliam’s “Brazil,” Thursday, Nov. 14, through Saturday, Nov. 23, at Theatre de Maisonneuve of Place des Arts. Tickets range from $36 to $68.
Kanye West brings The Yeezus Tour to the Bell Centre Thursday, Nov. 14. Kendrick Lamar opens. Tickets range from $73 to $193.
The Tennessee rock trio Paramore plays the Bell Centre Wednesday, Nov. 20. Tickets range from $43 to $63.
Southern California’s alt rockers The Mowgli’s play Cabaret Mile End at 5240 Ave. du Parc on Wednesday, Nov. 20. Tickets cost $16.50.
The thrash metal band Slayer plays Cepsum of the Universite de Montreal Saturday, Nov. 23. Tickets cost $58 in advance.
The Hungarian State Folk Ensemble presents “Gypsy Romance,” a colorful folk dance recital, Tuesday, Nov. 26, at Place des Arts. Tickets range from $38 to $66.
The Tuesday, Dec. 3, Pink concert at the Bell Centre is already sold out.
Eighties post-punk alternative rockers The Cult play Metropolis Sunday, Dec. 8. Tickets cost $44.50.
Psychedelic alt rockets MGMT play Metropolis Monday, Dec. 9. Tickets cost $40.
Three Days Grace plays Metropolis Wednesday, Dec. 11. Tickets cost $42.50 in advance.
Rod Stewart and Steve Winwood play the Bell Centre Saturday, Dec. 14. Tickets range from $74 to $166.
British DJ duo Disclosure plays Metropolis Jan. 15, 2014. Tickets cost $30.
Boston-based alternative rockers The Pixies play Metropolis Jan. 16, 2014. Tickets cost $52.
Rapper Jay Z plays the Bell Centre Jan. 24, 2014. Tickets range from $45 to $167.
Steven Howell is the author of Montreal Essential Guide, a Sutro Media iPhone travel app available at iTunes.com.TICKET INFORMATION Prices are listed in Canadian dollars. Some prices have been rounded to the nearest dollar; service charges should be added to each ticket ordered. Bell Centre tickets are available through Evenko at (877) 668-8269 or at www.evenko.ca. Also check Admission Ticket Network at (800) 678-5440 or www.admission.com, Ticket Pro Canada at (514) 908-9090 or www.ticketpro.ca, and Place des Arts at (866) 842-2112 or www.pda.qc.ca.