Vice magazine’s Noisey blog and JanSport are presenting a Montreal edition of the Bonfire Sessions, a free outdoor show at Ilot Charlevoix on the Lachine Canal featuring local singer/producer Foxtrott with indie soul man Daniel Caesar and Rawsiu, aka rapper Wasiu and DJ Dear Lola. Charlevoix and St-Patrick, 7–11 p.m., free with RSVP (here)
Tonight at Just for Laughs, catch Steven Patrick Adams’ show Baby Put Me in a Corner, presented by the Brunch Club (the Wiggle Room, 3874 St-Laurent, 8 p.m., $20.87), and part two of The Montreal Show, featuring a stack of hot local comics (Montreal Improv, 3697 St-Laurent, 10:30 p.m., $20.87). See our two-part guide to local comics at the festival here.
Check out the Toronto band that The Quietus described as “not unlike the Smiths covering Roxy Music, or vice versa,” the Autumn Stones. They’re playing Quai des Brumes with the Frisky Kids and Ada Lea. 4481 St-Denis, 9:30 p.m., $8
Montreal punks Dig It Up are launching a new record called Bad Water tonight at Turbo Haus (with openers Wayfarer), preceded by a BBQ (weather permitting). Check it out! 5011 Notre Dame W., BBQ at 6 p.m., show at 10 p.m., $10
It’s been a nice run for Beat Cops, but the Montreal rock band, featuring alumnus from beloved local bands like Priestess and the Stills, are hanging it up after a gig at l’Esco tonight. Take this last chance to see the boys in action, with openers the Hazytones and Destruction Derby, especially if you’ve never had the pleasure. 4467 St-Denis, 10 p.m., $8
See our reviews of films screening at the Fantasia festival here.