Past Performances

Halifax Jazz Festival Presents Terry Riley’s “In C” + Anteater


  • March 30, 2017
    8:30 pm - 12:30 am

The Halifax Jazz Festival presents ‘In C’ + Anteater on Thursday, March 30 at The Carleton. Show time is 8:30pm and admission is $7 at the door. ‘In C’ is a modern minimalist piece of music. It consists of 53 musical phrases played sequentially, each repeated an arbitrary number of times before moving to the next. (more…)

Remembering Jay Smith – A Benefit For The Unison Benevolent Fund


  • Remembering Jay Smith - Wednesday
    March 29, 2017
    8:00 pm - 12:00 am

2017 marks the fourth year since the untimely passing of our musician friend Jay Smith. To honour his memory – and spirit – we’re arranging a celebration of his life and music to benefit the Unison Benevolent Fund at The Carleton on Wednesday, March 29th. Show time will be 8 PM and tickets are $25. (more…)

Remembering Jay Smith – A Benefit For The Unison Benevolent Fund


  • Remembering Jay Smith - Tuesday
    March 28, 2017
    8:00 pm - 12:00 am

2017 marks the fourth year since the untimely passing of our musician friend Jay Smith. To honour his memory – and spirit – we’re arranging a celebration of his life and music to benefit the Unison Benevolent Fund at The Carleton on Tuesday, March 28th. Show time will be 8 PM and tickets are $25. (more…)

The Carletones + The Wicked Deadlys


  • March 25, 2017
    11:00 pm - 2:00 am

The tradition continues with The Carletones – the city’s best house band – on Saturday nights in 2017, including this one March 25th. Tonight Ryan Pierce helms the band while Baldwin takes a rest. Live music starts at 10:30 PM  with The Wicked Deadlys and admission is $10 at the door. No better night out (more…)

Three Sheet


  • March 24, 2017
    10:00 pm - 2:00 am

We thought the Three Sheet  show in December might have been their last at The Carleton but now that we’ve got a few more months grace as a venue, they’ll be back on Friday, March 24th! Live music starts after 10 PM and it’s only $10 at the door to get in on the action. (more…)

Matthew Pickup + Bark + Scott Saccary


  • March 23, 2017
    9:00 pm - 1:00 am

We’re always happy to celebrate the release of a local artist’s new music and that’s exactly what’s happening with Matthew Pickup at The Carleton on Thursday, March 23rd.  Also on the bill are Bark and Scott Saccary. Show time is 9 PM and admission is $10 at the door. In case anyone is wondering, this (more…)

Dave Sampson + Kim Harris


  • Dave Sampson
    March 22, 2017
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Two local artists who just do not play often enough – Dave Sampson and Kim Harris – co-headline a night at The Carleton on Wednesday, March 22nd. Show time for this very special performance is 8 PM and tickets are $15 advanced or $20 at the door (assuming there’ll be any left)! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DNGfNqPXm2w https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ebKhexreamk   (more…)

Neptune & Bus Stop Theatres’ Open Stage


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Hosts Laura Caswell and Lindsay Kyte return to The Carleton with their Open Stage series on Monday, March 20th. 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 (more…)

The Blue Lane


  • March 18, 2017
    10:00 pm - 2:00 am

The Carletones (at least some of them) will be out of town, so we’re giving one of our new fave bands – The Blue Lane – the chance to shine for a Saturday night crowd on March 18th. We’ll have live music for you starting at 10 PM and it’s a measly $5 at the (more…)