Upcoming Performances

Mama Kin (Australia) + Kim Harris + Dana Beeler + Rachel Sermanni

  • Mama Kin
    July 7, 2015
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Australia‘s Mama Kin kicks off her Canadian tour at The Carleton with a full band show on Tuesday, July 7th before heading off to the Evolve Festival and then points west. Show time is 8 PM and it’s only $10 at the door to get in! Kim Harris, Dana Beeler and Scotland’s Rachel Sermanni will […]


The Infinite Possibility (JONT) + Special Guests

  • The Infinite Possibility
    July 8, 2015
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Singer/songwriter/poet/cricketer/troubadour/searcher/empath…  Recent Haligonian and Brit ex-pat JONT, unveils his new band project – The Infinite Possibility – and songs from his upcoming (Joel Plaskett-produced) album – The Way Home –  at The Carleton on Wednesday, July 8th. Show time is 8 PM and tickets are $10 advanced or $15 at the door. I met Jont […]


TD Halifax Jazz Festival Presents – Roddy Ellias Trio | Curtis Nowosad

  • Halifax Jazz Festival
    July 9, 2015
    9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The TD Halifax Jazz Festival Presents at The Carleton… Known as dynamic, eclectic, intense and label-defying, Montreal’s Roddy Ellias is a well-known guitarist, composer and improviser, and an unmissable performer. Winnipeg-born, New York-based drummer, composer and bandleader Curtis Nowosad, brings his stellar band and his newest release Dialectics. Show time is 9 PM and tickets […]


TD Halifax Jazz Festival Presents – Kirk MacDonald with Steve Kirby and Dave Laing (Toronto, ON)

  • Halifax Jazz Festival
    July 10, 2015 - July 11, 2015
    11:00 pm - 2:00 am

The TD Halifax Jazz Festival Presents – at The Carleton… With over 45 recordings to date, as both a band leader and sideman, recent ECMA winner and jazz veteran Kirk MacDonald is one of Canada’s most sought-after saxophonists. Show time is 11 PM and tickets, available from the Halifax Jazz Festival are available HERE. With […]


Bluebird North – Susan Crowe + Lynn Miles + Tom Terrell

  • Bluebird North - Susan Crowe, Lynn Miles, Tom Terrell
    July 11, 2015
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Songwriter’s Association of Canada presents BlueBird North Halifax with Susan Crowe, Lynn Miles and Tom Terrell – hosted by Mel Farrimond – at The Carleton Music Bar & Grill on Saturday, July 11th. This is a special matinée show that will start at 2 PM. Tickets to the show are available HERE (The Carleton […]


The Carletones

  • July 11, 2015 - July 12, 2015
    10:00 pm - 2:00 am

It’s Saturday night and that means the best house band in the city (probably any city) – The Carletones – is on stage at The Carleton. Adam Baldwin fronts the band and live music gets underway sometime after 10 PM and goes until close. It’s only $5 at the door to get in. There’s good […]


Karen Myatt Trio

  • Karen Myatt Trio
    July 12, 2015
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

On the last night of the Halifax Jazz Festival, The Carleton presents An Intimate Evening with Karen Myatt‘s trio for a stylish soirée of sultry jazz standards. Show time is 8 PM and tickets are $10. Jazz vocalist and theatre artist Karen Myatt has appeared on stages in New York, Mexico, and throughout Canada. She […]


Gordie Sampson + Dave Sampson

  • Gordie Sampson + Dave Sampson
    July 13, 2015
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Our good friend, and winner of more songwriting awards than we have room to list (including a Grammy) – Gordie Sampson – is coming home to Nova Scotia for the summer from his home in Nashville and will be doing two special performances at The Carleton on Monday, July 13th and Tuesday, July 14th. Show […]


Gordie Sampson + Dave Sampson

  • Gordie Sampson + Dave Sampson
    July 14, 2015
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Our good friend, and winner of more songwriting awards than we have room to list (including a Grammy) – Gordie Sampson – is coming home to Nova Scotia for the summer from his home in Nashville and will be doing two special performances at The Carleton on Monday, July 13th and Tuesday, July 14th. Show […]


Reggae Night – Too Nice!

  • TooNice!
    July 15, 2015 - July 16, 2015
    9:00 pm - 1:00 am

Wasaga Beach-based reggae/ska outfit TooNice! make their way east for a date at The Carleton on Wednesday, July 15th. It’s the summer so we figured, “why not?” Live music will start at 9 PM and it’s only $5 at the door. The emphasis is on fun with this band and they do material by Bob […]