Suicide Girls Blackheart Burlesque. Photo by Jason Pendleton
The spring edition of POP Montreal flea market Puces POP brings over 100 exhibitors to church for a weekend of shopping. See a list of exhibitors here. Eglise St-Denis (5075 Rivard), 5–9 p.m. tonight, 11 a.m.–6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
Don’t miss the one-night-only MTL ZOO exhibition at Artgang, curated by FONKi and Bonar and featuring installations, painting, illustration and video artworks by over 40 locals including Earth Crusher, Five Eight, Zek, the Doody’s, Miss Teri, Scaner, Gawd, Labrona and MC Baldassari, plus live music from Clay & Friends, Malz Sagewondah and DJ E-Flip. 6524 St-Hubert, 6 p.m. till late, free before 9:30 p.m., $5 after
Some of the ladies from pin-up site Suicide Girls are coming to town for the Blackheart Burlesque show, purported to be “the sexiest show on the planet,” combining the alt aesthetic that the Suicide Girls are known for with dance, strip-tease and pop culture themes — expect sexy Star Wars storm troopers and (pictured) a different take on the Batman/Superman rivalry. Cabaret la Tulipe (4530 Papineau), 8 p.m., $32.50/$62.50 (seated), VIP (includes meet ‘n’ greet, photo/signing, priority entry)$102.50/$132.50 seated
Montreal rapper Cracked Lips — who you may know as an alumnus of the Murderface crew, if not for his solo material — launches a new record, Music for People, with support from Jay DaVille and DJ Vincent Pryce. See our interview with Cracked Lips (plus one of his videos) here. O Patro Vys (356 Mont-Royal E.), 9 p.m., $10
Lovers of dreamy synth-pop, get to the Fairmount Theatre tonight for Memory Tapes (aka New Jersey producer/singer Dayve Hawk), supported by Montreal’s Karneef, who just dropped a new record, and Philly’s School Dance. 5240 Parc, 9 p.m., $12
For a bona fide dance party with chill interludes to nod to, check out Djemba Djemba, DJing at Newspeak, with Amsterdam’s Ganz and local support from TONAK b2b Långmann. 1403 Ste-Elisabeth, 10 p.m., first 100 people $5/$10
For power pop, rock, punk and metal show recommendations, see Hammer of the Mods, here.