Stop fucking around and go see these shows this week!

FRIDAY, JULY 11

CRABE + Comma + Girl Arm @ Casa del Popolo

Anti-folk, un-wave, normal Montreal punk band CRABE recently released their fourth full-length Anti-Vague. This duo is really stirring shit up: they’ve been featured on music nerd god Anthony Fantano’s blog The Needle Drop as well as Le Canal Auditif’s 50 best albums of 2014 so far.

Doors open at 8:30 p.m., $8.

SATURDAY, JULY 2

Conduct + No Aloha + Tunic + Feefawfum @ Brasserie Beaubien

Show starts at 8 p.m., PWYC (suggested donation $5 to $10).

SUNDAY, JULY 3

Solids + Weed + The Nymphets @ Turbo Haus

Show starts at 9 p.m., tickets cost $10 and are available online via Blue Skies Turn Black.

Ought + Dub Thompson + Cheap Wig @ Casa del Popolo

Doors open at 8 p.m., $13 at the door or $10 in advance via Blue Skies Turn Black.

TUESDAY, JULY 15

Viet Cong + TV Ghost + Corridor @ Divan Orange

Doors open at 8 p.m., $13 at the door or $10 in advance via Blue Skies Turn Black.

THURSDAY, JULY 17

Eddie Paul + Light Bulb Alley + Madcooks + Trove @ Cabaret Playhouse

Show starts at 9 p.m., $7.

M for Montreal starts this Wednesday and with four days worth of concerts, panel discussions and workshops, it’s the usual overload of stuff to see and do. Here’s our list of top musical acts to see at this year’s festival.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20

Yamantaka // Sonic Titan @ La Sala Rossa

When: 9 p.m.

Where: 4848 Saint-Laurent

How much: $18

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21

Born Ruffians + Odonis Odonis @ La Sala Rossa

When: 9:30 p.m.

Where: 4848 Saint-Laurent

How much: $18

A Tribe Called Red + Tommy Kruise @ S.A.T.

When: 10 p.m.

Where: 1201 Saint-Laurent

How much: $18

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22

Apigeon + How Sad + Boats + Seb Black @ TRH Bar

When: 8:30 p.m.

Where: 3699 Saint-Laurent

How much: $10

Grand Analog + Cadence Weapon (DJ set) @ Divan Orange

When: Midnight

Where: 4234 Saint-Laurent

How much: $12

Duchess Says + We Are Wolves + Solids @ Cabaret Underworld

When: 10 p.m.

Where: 1403 Sainte-Elizabeth

How much: $15

Kandle + Pawa Up First @ Nomad

When: 10 p.m.

Where: 129 Van Horne

How much: $15

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23

Franco M: Ponctuation + Dead Obies @ Café Campus

When: 2:15 p.m.

Where: 57 Prince-Arthur

How much: $14

Young Galaxy + Miracle Fortress + Valleys & Purity Ring (DJ set) @ S.A.T.

When: 9 p.m.

Where: 1201 Saint-Laurent

How much: $15 (includes entry to afterparty w/ Purity Ring)

Further information can be found on the M for Montreal website. You can also download their app for iOS or Android.

Photo by Alex Bédard for M for Montreal.