Past Performances

HUFF Presents! Dave Sampson Band + Civil Wray + Jon Cornwall


  • August 28, 2017
    7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The Halifax Urban Folk Festival is back and we couldn’t be happier. HUFF presents The Dave Sampson Band with Toronto’s Civil Wray and our own Jon Cornwall at The Carleton on Monday, August 28th. Show time is 7:30 PM and tickets – available at TicketPro HERE – are $17.50 (including taxes). Dave Sampson writes heart-on-your-sleeve (more…)

HUFF Presents! The Olympic Symphonium + Camille Delean + Special Guests


  • HUFF Presents The Olympic Symphonium + Camille Delean + Special Guests
    August 27, 2017
    7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

The Halifax Urban Folk Festival is back and we couldn’t be happier. HUFF presents The Olympic Symphonium with Montreal’s Camille Delean, along with some special guests at The Carleton on festival kick-off night, Sunday, August 27th. Show time is 7:30 PM and tickets – available at TicketPro HERE – are $17.50 (including taxes). Since 2006, (more…)

The Greg Mitchell Band + Len Ottesen


  • August 26, 2017
    10:00 pm - 1:00 am

 The Greg Michell Band hold down the fort at The Carleton on Saturday, August 26th . Show time is 10 PM and it’s only $5 to get in the door. If you like the really good rock’n’roll music, you’ll like these guys. Bring the dancing shoes; or don’t, we’re OK if you don’t want to (more…)

The Blue Lane EP Release + Morgan Davis + Bill Stevenson


  • August 25, 2017
    8:00 pm - 1:00 am

Local genre-bending outfit The Blue Lane has a hot night cooking for everyone with their Blind EP release party on Friday, August 25th at The Carleton Music Bar and Grill.  Joining them on the night are legendary ECMA-winning pianist Bill Stevenson and the equally legendary Juno Award-winning guitarist Morgan Davis. The show kicks off at (more…)

Laura Roy + Nicole Ariana + Mistah Rapsey


  • August 24, 2017
    9:00 pm - 1:00 am

Laura Roy returns to Halifax to headline a show with Nicole Ariana and Mistah Rapsey at The Carleton on Thursday, August 24th. Show time is 9 PM and admission is $10 at the door. Now based in Toronto, Laura is currently working on a brand new solo project merging catchy pop-hooks with a modern r&b/urban (more…)

Keith Harkin (Celtic Thunder)


  • Keith Harkin GA
    August 23, 2017
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

After one false start a few years ago, Celtic Thunder’s front man – Keith Harkin – is finally making his Carleton debut with a solo show on Wednesday, August 23rd. Show time is 8 PM. For this date, Keith is selling a $30 general admission and a limited number of  $50 VIP tickets that include (more…)

Neptune & Bus Stop Theatres’ Open Stage


  • August 21, 2017
    7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Hosts Laura Caswell and Lindsay Kyte return to The Carleton with their Open Stage series on August 21st. Designed to be a platform for artists of all stripes and disciplines, performers are drawn from The Neptune and Bus Stop Theatres and anywhere else cool stuff happens. Show time is 7:30 PM and admission is $10 at (more…)

Willie Nile Band + James Maddock


  • Willie Nile + James Maddock
    August 19, 2017
    9:00 pm - 1:00 am

The Carleton is proud (and a little freaked out) to present NYC’s Willie Nile Band, along with another NYC legend, James Maddock on Saturday, August 19th. Make no mistake, this is a full-on rock show so we’ll have seating in the dining room and the bar area will be a free for all. With that (more…)

The Hopping Penguins


  • August 18, 2017
    9:00 pm - 1:30 am

Halifax-born but now Toronto-based party band extraordinaire – The Hopping Penguins – return to The Carleton on Friday, August 18th. Show time is 9 PM and admission will be $10 at the door. If you like the reggae and the old-school ska with some rock’n’roll and smooth funk tossed in for good measure (and who (more…)

Séan McCann


  • Sean McCann
    August 17, 2017
    8:00 pm - 12:00 am

Great Big Sea’s Séan McCann returns to The Carleton with a new album – You Know I Love You – for his now-annual Halifax play on Thursday, August 17th. Show time is 8 PM and tickets are $30. Séan’s love for Newfoundland and Labrador folk songs shot him to international fame as a founding member (more…)