Montreal Concerts: June 2017 Must-See Live Shows

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    Montreal Hit List: June 2017 Concerts You've Got to See

    Montreal June 2017 events, festivals, attractions, and concerts include an appearance by Bob Dylan.
    ••• Above: honoree Bob Dylan speaks onstage at the 25th anniversary MusiCares 2015 Person Of The Year Gala honoring Bob Dylan at the Los Angeles Convention Center on February 6, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. One of the Montreal Jazz Festival's top 2017 headliners, Dylan performs at the Montreal Bell Centre on June 30, 2017. Lester Cohen / WireImage / Getty Images

    Amazing month for live music. Montreal concerts in June 2017 include hundreds of live gigs courtesy of the Montreal Jazz Festival and Les FrancoFolies in addition to several other must-see indie shows and EDM sets.

    Admission, dates, and concert venues are subject to change without notice. ALWAYS double check show information with music venues after consulting my Montreal June Concerts 2017 hit list just in case.

    Full Disclosure: absolutely no one paid their way onto this list. Tripsavy writers are subject to a strict ethics and full disclosure policy, a cornerstone of the network's credibility.

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    June 1 through June 24, 2017 - Suoni Per Il Popolo

    Montreal concerts in June 2017 include Severed Heads at Suoni Per Il Popolo.
    ••• Above: Severed Heads circa 1985. The iconic electronic music group, now duo, play in Montreal at La Sala Rossa on June 14, 2017 as part of Suoni Per Il Popolo's 2017 programming. Photo courtesy of Severed Heads

    Founded by post-rock collective Godspeed You! Black Emperor member Mauro Pezzente and Kiva Stimac, Suoni Per Il Popolo is a music fest featuring over 70 gigs June 1 through June 24, 2017 at various Montreal music venues.

    See Also: Montreal's Classical Music Scene

    Genres? Generally experimental, underground, and avantgarde. Admission per show is generally $10 or less. Buy tickets

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    June 2, 2017 - Tool

    Montreal concerts in June 2017 include Tool.
    ••• Above: Tool singer Maynard James Keenan performs during Carolina Rebellion at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 5, 2017 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Jeff Hahne / Getty Images

    A cult alt-rock favorite, don't miss the subversive musings of Tool, slated to perform at the Montreal Bell Centre June 2, 2017. Doors open at open at 6:30 p.m. Show starts at 7:30 p.m. Admission $72.50 to $133.50 plus taxes and/or service/shipping/box office charge. Buy tickets

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    June 3, 2017 - Franz Ferdinand

    Montreal concerts in June 2017 include Franz Ferdinand.
    ••• Above from left to right: musicians Miaoux Miaoux, Alex Kapranos and Paul Thomson of Franz Ferdinand perform at the Katz's Stage during 2017 Hangout Music Festival on May 21, 2017 in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Matt Cowan/Getty Images for Hangout Music Festival

    Glaswegian rockers Franz Ferdinand head to Montreal sporting new hair and bearing new bandmates. Anticipate a sneak peek at new tracks off an as of yet undisclosed but impending new album at the Metropolis on June 3, 2017. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Show starts at 8 p.m. Admission $46 to $50 plus taxes and/or service/shipping/box office charge. Buy tickets

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    June 5, 2017 - Banks

    Montreal concerts in June 2017 include Banks.
    ••• Above: Jillian Banks aka Banks performs at the Gobi Tent during day 1 of the 2017 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival (Weekend 2) at the Empire Polo Club on April 21, 2017 in Indio, California. Rich Fury / Getty Images for Coachella

    Alt-R&B it girl Banks performs at the Metropolis June 5, 2017.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Show starts at 8 p.m. Admission $28 to $32 plus taxes and/or service/shipping/box office charge. Buy tickets

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    June 8 to June 18, 2017 - Les FrancoFolies

    Les FrancoFolies 2017 is the world's largest French music festival.
    ••• Above: critically acclaimed Quebec baroque pop singer-songwriter Klô Pelgag is a regular at Les FrancoFolies, performing solo on June 10, as well as appearing at three free shows in 2017 on June 11 (9 p.m.) and June 18 (3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.). Photo courtesy of Les FrancoFolies

    Les FrancoFolies features hundreds of French music concerts from June 8 to June 18, 2017 with over two-thirds of them free of charge in various public squares in Quartier des Spectacles, including critically acclaimed Quebec baroque pop singer-songwriter Klô Pelgag who performs solo on June 10, and appears as a special guest at three free shows on June 11 (9 p.m.) and June 18 (3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.)

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    June 11, 2017 - Toto

    Montreal concerts in June 2017 include Toto.
    ••• Above: Toto's Steve Lukather celebrating Yamaha's 125th Anniversary Live Around the World Dealer Concert performs at the Hyperion Theater on January 25, 2013 in Anaheim, California. Frazer Harrison / Getty Images for Yamaha

    Eighties chart-topper Toto plays at ​Place des Arts' Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier June 11, 2017. Doors open at 7 p.m. Show starts at 8 p.m. Admission $59.75 to $91.25 plus taxes and/or service/shipping/box office charge. ​Buy tickets

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    June 17, 2017 - IleSoniq X Mural

    Free things to do in June 2017 include ÎLESONIQ X MURAL.
    ••• Image courtesy of IleSoniq

    From 4 p.m. to 11 p.m., head down to the Main parking lot just south of Prince Arthur, with Anna Lunoe, 12th Planet, VILIFY, the W4RRIORS, and Lex & Wood on decks courtesy of IleSoniq and Mural Festival.

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    June 18, 2017 - Jesse Rose

    Montreal concerts in June 2017 include Jesse Rose.
    ••• Photo courtesy of Jesse Rose

    If you've been meaning to catch one of Jesse Rose's funk-infused sessions, it's now or never. The London-born house producer is calling it quits after this tour. Rose spins at Piknic Electronik June 18, 2017. Admission $13 before 3 p.m., $17 after 3 p.m., free for kids 12 and under. 

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    June 20, 2017 - Red Hot Chili Peppers

    Montreal concerts in Junbe 2017 include Red Hot Chili Peppers.
    ••• Above from left to right: Flea, Anthony Kiedis, Chad Smith, and Josh Klinghoffer of the Red Hot Chili Peppers perform at Staples Center on March 7, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Gabriel Olsen / Getty Images

    Catch Cali's quintessential quartet Red Hot Chili Peppers plays the Montreal Bell Centre June 20, 2017. Doors open at open at 7 p.m. Show starts at 8 p.m. Admission $83 to $137 plus taxes and/or service/shipping/box office charge. Buy tickets

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    June 22, 2017 - Tears for Fears

    Montreal concerts in June 2017 include Tears for Fears.
    ••• Above: Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith of the band Tears for Fears open for Hall and Oates at Xcel Energy Center on May 11, 2017 in St Paul, Minnesota. Adam Bettcher / Getty Images

    One of the '80s' best pop/rock/new wave duos, Tears for Fears plays at ​Place des Arts' Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier June 22, 2017. Doors open at open at 7 p.m. Show starts at 8 p.m. Admission $73.25 to $139.75 plus taxes and/or service/shipping/box office charge. Buy tickets. ​

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    June 28 through July 8, 2017 - Montreal Jazz Festival

    Montreal Jazz Festival 2017 lineup highlights include Joey Bada$$.
    ••• Above: rapper Joey Bada$$ performs onstage during the Smokers Club 420 event at The Observatory on April 20, 2017 in Santa Ana, California. Scott Dudelson / Getty Images

    Montreal's biggest music festival of the year, the Montreal Jazz Festival features over 500 concerts, 350 of which are completely free of charge.

    See Also: Montreal's Best Music Venues by Genre

    Running June 28 through July 8, 2017, here are the Montreal Jazz Festival's top 2017 lineup highlights. As for the freebies, these free Montreal Jazz Festival concerts are must-sees.