Saturday, May 26

Heathers. Photo by Julia Quesnel

The summer edition of the Montreal Street Market Pop-up brings local vendors and their unique assortments of goods and services to one place, alongside live music by Klanada Ent and Thug Mansion Family for your shopping enjoyment. 3455 St-Laurent, 9 a.m., free

(The party doesn’t end there, the Montreal Street Market is hosting an Official After Party at Blue Dog with DJ sets by DJ Alta, Tyme, Nate Husser, and more. 3958 St-Laurent, 10 p.m., free before 12 a.m./$5)

Russian DJ, producer and singer Nina Kraviz drops in for a gig at Piknic Électronik’s site Plaine des Jeux, and while this Saturday party is a Piknic copresentation, it’s not part of the regular Piknic season. Parc Jean-Drapeau, 4–11 p.m., $25/$30

Montreal-based group Heathers celebrate their album launch with Lungbutter and Claustra on a Mile End rooftop. 163 Van Horne, 6 p.m., $7/PWYC

The DJs at monthly queer dance party G L I T T E R B O M B (Awwful and Jeffany) play the throwback pop you forgot you loved. This edition features an onsite photo booth and performances by drag guests Rubi Strange and Amy Ba. Bar le Ritz PDB (179 Jean-Talon W.), 11 p.m., $10/PWYC

The Chromatic art festival kicks off in characteristic party mode, taking over all four floors of the Ancienne École des Beaux Arts with live music and DJs. See the line-up for the opening party (and June 2 closing party) here, and see more about this year’s edition of the festival here. 3450 St-Urbain, 9 p.m., $10/$15

For more concert recommendations, see this week’s edition of Hammer of the Mods.

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