Summer in Montreal means warm weather, 5 @ 7 on terrasses and of course, music! From street performers to festival season and the tam tams of Mount Royal, this city hosts great musical events. In this series, we explore the extensive lineup of artists visiting Montreal this summer and sniff out the ones that are featured in video games. You’ve heard the songs over and over again, now is your chance to hear them live.

Before we tackle festival season, let’s have a look at the individual shows hitting Montreal. From Katy Perry to Linkin Park, there’s something for everyone.

The Kills
June 6th @ Olympia
Fried My Little Brains
Gran Turismo 6 (2013)

June 25th @ Place-des-Arts
Back To You
Gran Turismo 6 (2013)

Lady Gaga
July 2nd @ Bell Centre
Applause and Just Dance
Just Dance 2014 (2013)

July 2nd @ Virgin Mobile Corona Theatre
Run With Me
NHL 13 (2012)

Snoop Dogg
July 4th @ Metropolis
Madden 12 (2011)

Queens of the Stone Age
July 9th @ Bell Centre
You Think I Ain’t Worth A Dollar, But I Feel Like A Millionaire
Battlefield: Bad Company 2 (2010) – Reveal Trailer

July 13th @ Metropolis
Been Away Too Long
NHL 14 (2013)

Katy Perry
July 15th @ Bell Centre
Roar and I Kissed A Girl
Just Dance 2014 (2013)

Linkin Park
August 23rd @ Parc Jean Drapeau
Castle of Glass (M. Shinoda Remix)
Need for Speed Rivals (2013)

Castle of Glass
Medal of Honor Warfighter (2012)

30 Seconds To Mars
August 23rd @ Parc Jean Drapeau
Night Of The Hunter
Shift 2 Unleashed (2011)