Past Performances

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…)

Red Moon Road + Kev Corbett


  • August 16, 2017
    7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Winnipeg folk trio Red Moon Road return to The Carleton for a show with local troubadour Kev Corbett on Wednesday, August 16th. Show time is 7:30 PM and admission is $10 at the door. The path towards the latest Red Moon Road album, Sorrows and Glories, began with a shattered leg, a cancelled tour and (more…)

Joel Plaskett & Steve Poltz


  • Joel Plaskett & Steve Poltz
    August 14, 2017
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Here’s something you don’t see every day – or ever for that matter – master songwriters Joel Plaskett & Steve Poltz, on the same stage, at the same time, swapping songs and stories! It could only happen at The Carleton, and it will be, on Monday, August 14th. Show time is 7 PM and tickets (more…)


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Daniel Champagne (Australia) + Jon Hines


  • August 13, 2017
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Australian triple threat (singer, songwriter, guitar virtuoso) David Champagne makes his Halifax debut at The Carleton on Sunday, August 13th. Show time is 7 PM and, because it’s his first show in our fair city, admission is only $10 at the door. That’s a pretty good deal to discover an artist as extraordinary as this (more…)

The (Legendary) Goldblooms


  • August 12, 2017
    10:00 pm - 1:00 am

The (Legendary) Goldblooms hold down the fort at The Carleton on Saturday nights this summer, including this one, Saturday, August 12th . 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 (more…)