Montreal

What better way to warm your soul in wintry weather than by checking out some of hottest concerts in downtown Montreal? When it comes to arts, the city offers various shows that highlight local, emergent and International singers, bands and other performers.

Here’s our guide for enjoying Montreal’s best live music all year round.

First of all, the Bell Center is definitely the place for those who want to see the biggest shows in town. Welcoming the hottest singers of the moment, the place holds up to 21,000 people. Upcoming concerts include The Lumineers, Green Day and John Mayer.

If you are less conventional in your musical tastes, and prefer emergent and underground music, the Metropolis and Corona Theatre are for you. These are also good options for more modest budgets and for the chance to discover new talents.

Whether you visit Montreal during summer or winter, electronic music has become very popular in recent years, so you’ll find like-minded fans of the genre here. Festival-wise, people from all around the world come to the city to enjoy Osheaga, the Montreal Jazz Festival, Île Soniq, les Francofolies de Montreal and many other similar events.

For those who enjoy classical music, take a look at the fabulous concerts at the Orchestre Symphonique. And, if you happen to be in the city and don’t see any shows on the calendar, don’t worry, because we always have spontaneous shows at the Place des Arts, a popular place in downtown Montreal.

Wherever your musical preferences lie, we’re sure you’ll find a place to please your ears here in Montreal. Enjoy your stay and let yourself be guided by the music!

Saralee