Tuesday, July 31
Photo by Jason Persse
Who needs a hot meal on a day like today? Go raw, light and cool at Crudessence. 2157 Mackay, 514-664-5188
Ride out to the Terrasse St-Ambroise for some bottom-heavy, dog-day beats care of Sud-West DJs Ghostbeard and Poirier. Via the Lachine Canal bike path or 5080 St-Ambroise, 8 p.m., free
See former Montrealer Merrill Garbus, better known as tUnE-yArDs, get into a powerful, percussive groove with support from electro-soul chanteuse Mozart’s Sister. La Tulipe (4530 Papineau), 8:30 p.m., $20 (for the benefit of the CLASSE defence fund)
The United States lights up the sky over Île Ste-Hélène as it does its thing at Loto-Québec’s International Fireworks Competition. La Ronde/Old Port, 10 p.m.