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What's Happening?

We Just Wanna Have Some Fun, Down at the Rock and Roll Club


What's Happening?

We Just Wanna Have Some Fun, Down at the Rock and Roll Club

After breaking down on the highway coming back from Rochester, NY, only to be brought to the nearest Tim Horton's by the CAA tow-truck driver - with his family following in the cruiser of a Good Samaritan Sûreté du Québec officer - Prince Palu was convinced it was fate's way of having some fun in granting him a brand new Toyota Camry. It wasn't. $430 and a new alternator later, Palu is back home and ready to tell you about some great live music options this weekend.

Thursday, March 5, 2015


What's Happening?

We Just Wanna Have Some Fun, Down at the Rock and Roll Club

Prince Palu found himself spinning in all different directions this week with term paper research, pediatrician appointments, and out-of-town family functions, so this edition of "What's Happening?" is lighter in words than normal. It is, however, one of the most important weeks in the Montreal calendar. We have survived what will go down as the coldest February in our recorded history, and in honour of that, here are some ways to celebrate as this month fades into a memory and gives way to March.

Thursday, February 26, 2015


What's Happening?

We Just Wanna Have Some Fun, Down at the Rock and Roll Club

As all of his Chinese brothers and sisters get set to celebrate their New Year holiday, Prince Palu is beginning to wonder if, as many experts claim, China is set to become the next global world empire at sometime during the next 85 years, give or take, will the Chinese New Year one day simply become known as New Year. Given that the holiday in the People's Republic of China is a seven day long affair, Palu could get behind the idea of a week off at the end of January or beginning of February. It would be a welcome addition to his hibernation schedule. Until that day he wishes you all a Happy Chinese New Year and offers these thoughts about the weekend.


What's Happening?

We Just Wanna Have Some Fun, Down At The Rock And Roll Club


What's Happening?

We Just Wanna Have Some Fun, Down At The Rock And Roll Club


What's Happening?

We Just Wanna Have Some Fun, Down At The Rock And Roll Club


What's Happening?

We Just Wanna Have Some Fun, Down At The Rock And Roll Club


What's Happening?

We Just Wanna Have Some Fun, Down At The Rock And Roll Club

Not sure if January 15th being both the arcane feast of Saint Paul the First Hermit and the day that Prince Palu gave up his futile search for some sort of medically induced hibernation have anything to do with each other, but it sure is cold outside. However, we are sure that, unlike Paul of Thebes, Prince Palu does not have a raven that brings bread to his cave everyday, so he went out and bought some thermal underwear and resigned himself to the fact that these are our days until the first or second week of May. Now resign yourself too and here are some live music options for you this week.

Thursday, January 15, 2015


What's Happening?

We Just Wanna Have Some Fun, Down At The Rock And Roll Club


What's Happening?

We Just Wanna Have Some Fun, Down At The Rock And Roll Club


What's Happening?

We Just Wanna Have Some Fun, Down At The Rock And Roll Club

As Mother Nature transforms our lovely city into a winter wonderland, you can either piss and moan about the snow and cold, or embrace the beauty of a Quebec winter and enjoy all that it has to offer. Go tobogganing on Mont-Royal, have a hot mug of cocoa with a dash of something stronger, build a snowman, but most important of all, join all your fellow music lovers inside any number of cozy bars all over town and enjoy some live music. Here are a few options Prince Palu thought you might like.

Thursday, December 11, 2014


What's Happening?

We Just Wanna Have Some Fun, Down At The Rock And Roll Club

After last week's slowdown, get ready to be overwhelmed by what Montreal has to offer this week. Thursday alone is enough to give you a cerebral aneurysm trying to decide what to do. Prince Palu apologizes if there are too many choices, but he wanted to give you as many options as he could.

Thursday, December 4, 2014


What's Happening?

We Just Wanna Have Some Fun, Down At The Rock And Roll Club

It is a much slower week than last week now that M for Montreal is over, and even though he is battling a wicked cold and in the throes of the end of semester term paper/exam hell, Prince Palu wants you to know that there are still things happening this week. Obviously there are more things happening than this short list, even things that old Palu would recommend, but his Ultra Strength NeoCitran induced haze has left him a shell of his normal self. 

 

Thursday, November 27, 2014


What's Happening?

We Just Wanna Have Some Fun, Down at the Rock and Roll Club

For the past 10 years, Prince Palu and his trusted comrade Oncle Ian have been trying to steer people towards the shows that they thought would enrich the soul and shake the booty. Some listened, some didn't know they were talking. Then someone told Prince Palu that the pen was mightier than the sword, so he decided to write down these suggestions and voilà! 'What's Happening?' was born. Obviously these are not all of the shows happening, but hopefully it will be a solid listing that will either keep you from missing a band you love or help you discover a new band to love.


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