Spring — and summer — has sprung on the Montreal stage.
The revue-style Best of Broadway, presented at the Bell Centre Theatre Friday, offers your favorite show-stopping Broadway tunes and dance numbers. Tickets cost $39.50 and $49.50.
Eighties faves the Buzzcocks play Le National May 18. Tickets are $25 in advance (slightly higher day of show).
The effervescent Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings are at Le National May 26. Advance tickets cost $28.50.
The Genesis tribute band The Musical Box perform "A Trick of the Tail" at the Bell Centre Theatre June 4. Tickets are $44.50 and $54.50.
Hardworking rocker George Thorogood and the Destroyers play Metropolis June 5. Tickets cost $42.50.
The New Pornographers perform at Le National June 17. Tickets cost $28.50 in advance.
The Rufus Wainwright June 21 concert at Theatre St. Denis is already sold out.
Scorpions headline the Bell Centre June 26. Cinderella is the opening act. Tickets cost $54.50 and $69.50.
Lady Gaga, with her outrageous costumes, returns to the Bell Centre June 28. Tickets range from $49.50 to $175.
Streetlight Manifesto performs at Metropolis June 29. Tickets cost $20.
MARY J. BLIGE
Old-school heavy metal rockers Iron Maiden play the Bell Centre July 7. Tickets range from $59.50 to $74.50.
See the Flaming Lips at Metropolis July 7. Tickets cost $40 in advance.
Former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett plays Salle Wilfrid Pelletier of Place des Arts July 9. Tickets cost $47 to $62.
The Vans Warped Tour makes its annual appearance at Jean Drapeau Park July 10. Tickets cost $39.50 in advance.
Crowded House performs at Metropolis July 13. Tickets cost $49.50 in advance.
Carlos Santana and Steve Winwood play the Bell Centre July 15. Tickets range from $50 to $80.
The U2 July 16 and 17 Hippodrome concerts are already sold out.
The incomparable Simon and Garfunkel perform at the Bell Centre July 22. Tickets range from $59.50 to $225.
The Lilith Fair returns with founder Sarah McLachlan as well as Mary J. Blige, Kelly Clarkson and Chantal Kreviazuk, among others, at Jean Drapeau Park July 23. Tickets range from $79.50 to $129.50.
Sting plays the Bell Centre July 24. Tickets range from $56 to $150.50.
Heavy MTL features Alice Cooper, Megadeth, Korn, Rob Zombie and Slayer July 24 and 25 at Jean Drapeau Park. Tickets range from $67.50 to $119.50.
The Osheaga Music Festival returns July 31 and Aug. 1 at Jean Drapeau Park. This year's lineup includes Weezer, Arcade Fire, Pavement, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes, and dozens more. New this year is reserved seating. A one-day pass costs $65 or $100 for reserved seats; the weekend pass is $120 or $190 for reserved seats.
The Black Eyed Peas play the Bell Centre July 31. Tickets range from $49.50 to $125.
MGMT perform at Metropolis Aug. 4. Tickets cost $30.
Michael Buble croons his way into the Bell Centre Aug. 5 and 6. Tickets range from $59.50 to $199.50.
Comedian Jerry Seinfeld offers two stand-up shows at Salle Wilfrid Pelletier of Place des Arts Aug. 7. Tickets range from $79 to $125.
The musical "Cats" returns to Place des Arts Aug. 20 through 22. Tickets cost $60 and $80.
Green Day plays the Jacques Cartier Pier in the Old Port Aug. 21. Advance tickets cost $57.50.
April Wine performs at Metropolis Sept. 25. Tickets cost $32.50.
The Strawbs play the Outremont Theatre Oct. 7. Tickets cost $50.
Roger Waters: The Wall Live is presented at the Bell Centre Oct. 19. Tickets range from $55 to $250.
All prices are in Canadian dollars (some prices rounded to nearest dollar; add service charges to each ticket ordered). Bell Centre, Place des Arts and most other tickets are available through Gillett Entertainment Group at (877) 668-8269 or by visiting www.geg.ca. Some tickets are also available through Admission Ticket Network at (800) 678-5440 or at www.admission.com. For Club Soda, Metropolis, L'Olympia Theatre and Theatre St. Denis concerts, call Ticket Pro Canada at (514) 908-9090 or visit www.ticketpro.ca.