Past Performances

Son Latino


  • August 24, 2018
    10:00 pm - 1:30 am

Now that we’re into the dog days of summer, Son Latino returns for some cool Latin rhythms at The Carleton on Friday, August 24th. Show time is 10 PM and admission is $10 at the door. We suggest you bring your dancing shoes and work up a good, healthy thirst! (more…)

Shadow Folk + Garrett Mason


  • August 23, 2018
    9:00 pm - 1:00 am

New Halifax r’n’r outfit Shadow Folk, along with the amazing Garrett Mason, gang up for a show at The Carleton on Thursday, August 23rd. Show time is 9 PM and admission is $10 at the door. This’ll be a good ‘un folks! Shadow Folk is a Halifax rock and roll band with vintage style. The (more…)

Open Stage Halifax


  • August 20, 2018
    7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

It’s August and time for another Open Stage at The Carleton – a night of impromptu themes, random and impulsive acts and so much more – on Monday, August 20th.  Hosted by Lindsay Kyte and Laura Caswell, prominent figures in the theatre community who just love bringing artists together. Proceeds from this show will go (more…)

Mayhemingways + Bill Plaskett & Claudine Langille + Blackrats


  • August 19, 2018
    7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Peterborough’s Mayhemingways return to The Carleton for their annual summer show and to celebrate the release of their new Skip Land album, on Sunday, August 19th. Live music gets underway at 7:30 PM and admission is $10 at the door. Locals Bill Plaskett & Claudine Langille and alt-folksters Blackrats will be opening the show! Mayhemingways are (more…)

Notes From The Kitchen


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Chef Dolente’s Craft Draught Showdown A Hit! Thank you to everyone who joined us on the Thursday night for the Craft Draught Showdown with Upstreet Brewing and Garrison Brewing. A wonderful time was had by all, with some beautiful food and delicious pairings by the respective brewmasters. Keep your eyes open for more events like (more…)

DJ Dollar – Dance Night – FREE


  • August 18, 2018
    10:00 pm - 1:00 am

We are happy  to welcome  DJ Dollar (Josh Kelly) back to The Carleton on Saturday, August 18  for some rock/pop/dance music. Spinning starts at 10 PM and it’s FREE to get through the door! (more…)

NOTES FROM THE KITCHEN


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Last Chance! Dinner And Wine At Luckett Vineyard Only one day left to get tickets for the August Vintage Dinner at Luckett Vineyards tomorrow night, August 18th. Dishes prepared by The Carleton’s amazing Chef Dolente, collaborating with the Luckett kitchen and paired by owner Pete Luckett and winemaker Mike Mainguy. Tickets!   (more…)

The Hopping Penguins


  • August 17, 2018
    10:00 pm - 1:30 am

Halifax-born but now Toronto-based party band extraordinaire – The Hopping Penguins – return to The Carleton on Friday, August 17th. Show time is 10 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…)

Christopher Brown & Special Guests


  • August 16, 2018
    9:00 pm - 12:30 am

Local songwriter Christopher Brown brings some special guests to The Carleton on Thursday, August 16th. Show time is 9 PM and admission is only $8 at the door. After Chris Brown was told that using his high school nickname “The Brown”, wouldn’t work commercially, and using his real name wouldn’t work for obvious reasons, he (more…)

Acadian Day Party – Maxim Cormier + Celine & Danelle Doucet + P’tit Belliveau + Mary Beth Carty


  • August 15, 2018
    9:00 pm - 12:00 am

MCP Music celebrates Acadian Day with a party at The Carleton on Wednesday, August 15th. Featured artists include Maxim Cormier,  Celine & Danelle Doucet, P’tit Belliveau and Mary Beth Carty. Show time is 9 PM and tickets are $12.50 advanced or $15 at the door. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJePlQpY5Ho https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hq4ZddgK6nc&app=desktop https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q5z7x6_r0iw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_k3ygM5C8oo (more…)