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7 Reasons We Love Montréal's Nightlife



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Following our recent review of Montréal's top music venues, the latest edition of the city dispatch delves a little further into the scene, investigating the seven things, which making clubbing in the city so special.

So without further adieu, here's what we got!

The Crowds

Whether you're raving all hands in the air at New City Gas or bopping away in the darkest corner of Stereo after hours club, when you're out clubbing in Montréal you can expect some of the best crowds on the planet. We're talking educated music-lovers, in the know, both positive and energetic. An essential element for any good party!

After-Party Poutine

Montréal is excellently equipped to deal with the post-clubbing hunger. At the top of the list is the iconic Poutine, a world renowned mélange of cheese curds, gravy and fries. The perfect fast-food fuel after hours on the dance-floor!



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Location, Location, Location

Clubbers in Montréal are very lucky indeed, given the tight transport network the accessibility of its different venues makes partying an ease in itself. No worrying about expensive taxi rides is needed, the city got you covered!



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The Venues

As we detailed previously in Top Music Spots in Photos, Montréal benefits from an exquisite selection of clubs, ranging from bite-size bars like Datcha,Velvet and Stereobar (perfect places to break the city's budding talents) to dominant venues likes New City Gas and Metropolis, capable of hosting internationally renowned stars like Tiga, Tommy Trash, Richie Hawtin and Flume.

The Offering

The city's scene has an impeccable choice in terms of it's musical styles from the deepest depths of the underground to fun-filled new age EDM. You'd struggle to not find something to your tastes! The Summer's festival line-up is a testament to that with Mutek, Osheaga, Ile Soniq, AIM and the weekly Piknic Electronik events all to choose from.



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Quality local Djs

Paramount in the assessment of any clubbing scene is the quality of the local spinners, when all is said and done these are the people on which the scenes depend for its survival. Such is the local standard that Montréal is respected for its production of global electronic music stars. Holla A-trak, Tiga, Kaytranada! Don't believe us?!  Check out 10 banging tunes from some of the cities finest artists!

We Go Non-Stop!

The opportunities to party in Montréal are never-ending. The city knows no confinements whether its a sunny Sunday afternoon at Piknic, -20 mid-winter at Igloofest or 8am on Saturday morning at Stereo. Not to mention all day and all night at Fattal. The metropolis offers endless fun, the tireless nature of the inhabitants assures that rain or shine, night or day there's always a party to be enjoyed!



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