Tuesday, Oct. 11

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Crystal Castles

Local leather goods designers Tandem & Co have teamed up with Villeray’s Boutique Archive for a special collaborative capsule collection of classic everyday accessories like belts, glasses cases and pouches. Check out the line at tonight’s launch at the boutique. 318 Villeray, 5–8 p.m., free

Calgary post-punks Preoccupations play Montreal — with opener Methel Ethyl — for the first time since changing their name (from Viet Cong, in the wake of a social-media-driven outrage campaign) and releasing their new self-titled record. Théâtre Fairmount (5240 Parc), 8 p.m., $20/$24

Nick Schofield is a local musician (Saxsyndrum, Best Fern etc) and radio personality (CKUT’s Underground Sounds) who’s been a friend to the music scene for some time, and in the wake of a robbery at his home studio, the scene is giving back. Among the musicians playing tonight’s benefit at la Sala Rossa are Devon Welsh, Justin Wright and Stefan Christoff. 4848 St-Laurent, 8 p.m., by donation

Toronto electronic act Crystal Castles — with new-ish singer Edith Frances, who replaced Alice Glass in 2014 — play the Corona Theatre in support of their fourth album, the ethereal, pop-inflected Amnesty, released in August. Opening the show are Guidance and DJ Cherry Cola. 2490 Notre-Dame W., 8 p.m., $25/$28

Head to NDG’s Shaika Café for the Ladies & Gentlemen Comedy Show, the free comedy weekly hosted by funny duo Daniel Carin and Chris Sandiford, who are back in Montreal after winning the title Favourite Visiting Performers from September’s SketchFest Seattle. Tonight’s harvest-themed edition boasts a solid line-up featuring Rachel Gendron, Tom Hartman, David Heti, Kris Dulgar, Emery Fine and Tranna Wintour. 5526 Sherbrooke W., 9 p.m., free

Check out Vinyl Love, a weekly dose of house, jazz, hip hop, soul, funk, reggae, high life, disco and Afrobeat for the dancefloor at the intimate downtown lounge le Bleury, with DJs Mat Coates, max Daigle, J Totes, le Laitier and Huile. 2109 Bleury, 9 p.m., free

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