Upcoming Performances

Pretty Archie + Jordan Musycsyn

  • Pretty Archie
    July 30, 2015 - July 31, 2015
    9:00 pm - 1:00 am

Cape Breton’s Pretty Archie, bring their unique blend of folk/rock/bluegrass back to The Carleton for a show on Thursday, July 30th. Show time is 9ish PM and admission is $10 at the door. The band packed the place last time through so get there early! Fellow Caper Jordan Musycsyn has just been added to the […]


The Carletones

  • The Carletones
    August 1, 2015 - August 2, 2015
    10:00 pm - 2:00 am

If it’s Saturday night, the best rock’n’roll house band in the city – The Carletones – will be on stage at The Carleton. Fronted by the dynamic (and diminutive) Adam Baldwin, they’re tailor-made for dancing and you’ll like them – a lot. Live music starts after 10 PM and it’s only $5 at the door […]


Roxy & The Underground Soul Sound

  • Roxy & The Underground Soul Sound
    August 7, 2015 - August 8, 2015
    10:00 pm - 2:00 am

Super-fun Soul/Funk/R&B band – Roxy & The Underground Soul Sound – fronted by the ever-awesome Roxy Mercier take over The Carleton stage on Friday, August 7th for a night of ass-shaking. Live music starts at 10 PM and it’s only $5 at the door to be part of it!


Willie Nile Band + Gloryhound’s Evan Meisner & Dave Casey

  • Willie Nile
    August 14, 2015 - August 15, 2015
    10:00 pm - 2:00 am

One of our favourite artists – New York‘s Willie Nile (along with his full band) – returns to The Carleton after far too long an absence for a show on Friday, August 14th. Show time will be 10 PM and tickets are $25 (cheap!). This show was originally a solo one and scheduled for June […]


Danny Michel

  • Danny Michel
    August 19, 2015
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

One of The Carleton‘s favourite performers, the powerhouse one-man-band, the inimitable Danny Michel, comes our way this summer for a show on Wednesday, August 19th. Show time is 8 PM and tickets are a bargain at $20. Danny is one of the country’s coolest live acts and one of its finest songwriters too so it’s […]


Three Sheet

  • Three Sheet
    August 22, 2015 - August 23, 2015
    10:00 pm - 2:00 am

Halifax’s favourite Rock/Rap/Dance outfit – Three Sheet – return to The Carleton for a rare Saturday night show (The Carletones have the night off) on August 22nd. Dig out your dancing shoes and get hip. Live music kicks off after 10 PM and it’s $10 at the door to get inside. The band’s been working […]


The Halifax Urban Folk Festival Presents! Hillsburn + Oh Pep! (Australia)

  • HUFF Presents Hillsburn + Oh Pep!
    August 30, 2015
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

After watching local band Hillsburn blow away a sold out house at The Carleton this past spring, we thought they’d be the perfect act to kick off our 6th annual Halifax Urban Folk Festival on Sunday, August 30th. We’re pairing them up with Australia‘s Oh Pep! and fans of the one will also be fans […]


The Halifax Urban Folk Festival Presents! Lindi Ortega & The Halifax All Stars

  • Lindi Ortega & The Halifax All Stars - General Admission Seated Show
    September 1, 2015
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Nashville-based Torontonian Lindi Ortega – along with the Halifax All Stars – plays a very special Halifax Urban Folk Festival show at The Carleton on Tuesday, September 1st. Opening acts will be announced soon. Show time is 8 PM and tickets are $20 + booking fee. Lindi has one of those stop-you-in-your-tracks voices that would […]


The Halifax Urban Folk Festival Presents! Ron Hawkins & The Halifax All Stars + Colleen Brown + Kayleigh O’Connor

  • HUFF Presents Ron Hawkins & the Halifax All Stars + Colleen Brown + Kayleigh O'Connor
    September 3, 2015 - September 4, 2015
    8:00 pm - 1:00 am

The Halifax Urban Folk Festival is all about songs and the people that write them and, for our money, there is no better songwriter in this country than Ron Hawkins (The Lowest of the Low, The Rusty Nails, The Do Good Assassins). We’re very pleased that Ron could come back to the festival this year […]


The Halifax Urban Folk Festival Presents! Chuck Prophet & The Halifax All Stars + Neil Osborne (54-40), Norman Blake (Teenage Fanclub) & Ron Hawkins (Lowest of the Low)

  • HUFF Presents Chuck Prophet & The Halifax All Stars W/Norman Blake, Neil Osborne & Ron Hawkins
    September 4, 2015 - September 5, 2015
    9:00 pm - 1:00 am

The Halifax Urban Folk Festival kicks off its extraordinary Labour Day weekend shows on Friday, September 4th with San Francisco‘s Chuck Prophet and the Halifax All Star Band. The opening songwriters circle will consist of Norman Blake (Teenage Fanclub), Neil Osborne (54-40) and Ron Hawkins (Lowest of the Low). Tickets are $45 + booking fee […]