Upcoming Performances

Jessie Brown + J-Bru + Sean MacGillivray

  • Jessie Brown & Friends
    July 2, 2015 - July 3, 2015
    9:00 pm - 1:00 am

Jessie Brown digs in for a Thursday night residency at The Carleton. Each week will feature different special guests. Thursday, July 2nd sees J-Bru and Sean MacGillivray join Jessie and her band. Show time will be 9 PM and it’s a mere $8 at the door to get in.  


The Carletones

  • July 4, 2015 - July 5, 2015
    10:00 pm - 2:00 am

It’s Saturday night at The Carleton and that means we’ve got the best rockin’ house band in the city – The Carletones – on stage. This week – July 4th (woo hoo to our American neighbours!) – Baldwin’s in PEI so Ryan Pierce will be fronting the band. Live music starts around 10:30 and, as […]


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 […]