Past Performances

POSTPONED – Celebrating Stuart Jolliffe: A Life Well Lived


  • May 11, 2018
    9:00 pm

With sincerest apologies for the short notice…  due to last minute changes in musician commitments, we must POSTPONE this evening’s celebration of the life of our dear friend Stuart Jolliffe. ==== While we were planning our 10th anniversary celebrations, a terrible thing happened; one of our staunchest supporters, and friend to musicians everywhere – Stuart (more…)

The Carleton 10th Presents – Jimmy Rankin – 2nd Show Added


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As part of our 10th anniversary celebrations, The Carleton is proud to announce a second show by East Coast legend, Jimmy Rankin, on Friday, May 11th. Show time is 8 PM and tickets are $40. After quite a few years basing himself out of Nashville TN, Jimmy Rankin and family have moved back to Nova (more…)

NOTES FROM THE KITCHEN


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The culinary team looks forward to participating in 12 Tides, Tidal Bay’s Annual Release and Tasting Event, presented by Wines of Nova Scotia on Friday, May 11. Each winery will be pouring their 2017 Tidal Bay vintage, along with two other exciting new wines. Chef Dolente will be serving up a scrumptious Nova Scotia lobster tart. Acadian gold sturgeon caviar, (more…)

SOLD OUT! The Carleton 10th Anniversary Presents – Mo Kenney


  • Mo Kenney
    May 10, 2018
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

As part of our 10th anniversary celebrations, The Carleton is very happy to announce that Mo Kenney will perform a rare acoustic show at The Carleton on Thursday, May 10th. Tickets are $20 and show time is 8 PM. With her third album, The Details, Mo Kenney traces her own strange, devastating, and ultimately hopeful (more…)


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The Carleton 10th Anniversary Presents – The Long War (CBC 2017 Searchlight Winner) + Nik Fields + Belia


  • The Long War + Nik Field + Belia
    May 9, 2018
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

As part of our 10th anniversary celebrations we’re making a point of having several “discovery” nights, where we shine a light on some of the up-and-coming talent we hope you’ll give a look and a listen to. To that end, we invite you to see Vancouver’s The Long War (CBC’s 2017 national Searchlight winners) + (more…)

SOLD OUT! The Carleton 10th Anniversary Presents – Joel Plaskett & Steve Poltz – Together Again, Naturally…


  • Steve Poltz & Joel Plaskett
    May 8, 2018
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

We seriously thought it would never happen a second time but, to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of The Carleton, master songwriters Joel Plaskett & Steve Poltz will once again be on the same stage, at the same time, swapping songs and stories! This marvelous occurrence will take place on Tuesday, May 8th at 8 PM. (more…)


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SOLD OUT! The Carleton 10th Anniversary Presents – Steve Poltz + Preetam Sengupta


  • Steve Poltz
    May 7, 2018
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

It’s hard to imagine a 10th anniversary celebration without Halifax native and now Nashville resident STEVE POLTZ! As many of you know, Steve has played more shows at The Carleton more than any other artist over the span of our first decade (40+ times and counting) and there’s a good reason for that – he (more…)


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East Coast Music Association – Radio ECMA


  • May 6, 2018
    2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The ECMAs are taking over The Carleton for the duration of its Halifax festival 2018. Radio ECMA – a live broadcast of interviews, recorded music and live performances – will be in the house on Sunday, May 6th from 2 PM – 6PM. Admission is FREE, so grab some friends, park yourselves in a seat (more…)

ECMA Roots Stage


  • May 5, 2018
    9:30 pm - 2:00 am

The East Coast Music Awards Present its Roots Stage showcase event – featuring Katherine Moller, Mary Beth Carty, Scott MacMillan & Colin Grant, The Kubasonics and Rum Ragged – at The Carleton on Saturday, May 5th. Show time is 9:30 PM. Admission is by festival pass or delegate badge but there will be tickets at (more…)

East Coast Music Association – Radio ECMA


  • May 5, 2018
    3:00 pm - 9:30 pm

The ECMAs are taking over The Carleton for the duration of its Halifax festival 2018. Radio ECMA – a live broadcast of interviews, recorded music and live performances – will be in the house on Saturday, May 5th from 3PM – 9:30 PM. Admission is FREE, so grab some friends, park yourselves in a seat (more…)