Out & About

August 16, 2012

Big-name acts coming to Montreal

MONTREAL — Summer may be slowing down, but the Montreal stage is not. Here are a few ways to enjoy a night on the town.

The Broadway smash musical hit “Wicked” continues through Sunday, Aug. 26, at Place des Arts, 175 Ste. Catherine St. W. Tickets range from $52.49 to $139.47. 

Dreamworks presents family fun with a live show of “How to Train Your Dragon” at the Bell Centre, 1909 Avenue des Canadiens de Montreal. English performances are at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19. Tickets range from $35.50 to $147.50. 

Innovative ’80s performance artists Dead Can Dance play the Bell Centre Aug. 24. Tickets cost $68 to $113.

You had to be a bit faster on the draw for Madge; the Thursday, Aug. 30, Bell Centre Madonna concert is already sold out.

Eighties Euro pop duo Roxette plays the Bell Centre Friday, Aug. 31. Tickets cost $63.50 and $83.50.

Brit rock band The Cult returns to Montreal at Metropolis, 59 St. Catherine St. E. Saturday, Sept. 1. Tickets start at $52. 

Rock punksters The Offspring play Metropolis for two shows Monday, Sept. 3, and Wednesday, Sept. 5. Tickets start at $49.

Jason Mraz brings his pop tunes to the Bell Centre Saturday, Sept. 8. Tickets cost $59 and $79.

Rise Against, The Gaslight Anthem, and Hot Water Music play the Bell Centre Wednesday, Sept. 12. Tickets cost $58.

The Corona Theatre at 2490 Notre Dame St. W. takes a nostalgic trip back in time with “Burlesque to Broadway,” a New York City-based traditional burlesque-style musical revue complete with feather boas and bombshell star Quinn Lemley. The show is performed Thursday, Sept. 13, through Sunday, Sept. 16. Tickets cost $52 and $82. 

Peter Gabriel returns to the Bell Centre with “Back to Front,” a complete live performance of his iconic “So” album by the original 1987 lineup. He’s in town Tuesday, Sept. 18. Tickets range from $58 to $164.

K’naan brings his pop musical anthems to Metropolis Wednesday, Sept. 19. Tickets start at $35.

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