Past Performances

The Monday Nights


  • November 27, 2015
    10:00 pm - 2:00 am

The Monday Nights from St. John’s are making their first Carleton appearance but some of its members are no strangers to Halifax audiences. The lads will be playing on Friday, November 27th at 10 PM. It’s only $5 at the door to get in and you’d have to be daft to miss it. I remember (more…)

Elliott Brood + Grey Lands – Thursday


  • Elliott Brood
    November 26, 2015
    9:00 pm - 12:00 am

Toronto’s Juno-award-winning, Polaris-Prize-shortlisted band Elliott Brood make their Carleton debut with a three night stand – Tuesday, November 24th (8 PM), Wednesday, November 25th (8 PM) and Thursday, November 26th (9 PM). Support on the night will be provided by Hamilton’s Grey Lands. Formed in 2002, Elliott Brood (the name, a bastardized homage of the (more…)


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Elliott Brood + Grey Lands – Wednesday


  • Elliott Brood
    November 25, 2015
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Toronto’s Juno-award-winning, Polaris-Prize-shortlisted band Elliott Brood make their Carleton debut with a three night stand – Tuesday, November 24th (8 PM), Wednesday, November 25th (8 PM) and Thursday, November 26th (9 PM) Tickets are $25. Support on the night will be provided by Hamilton’s Grey Lands. Formed in 2002, Elliott Brood (the name, a bastardized homage (more…)

Elliott Brood + Grey Lands – Tuesday


  • Elliott Brood
    November 24, 2015
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Toronto’s Juno-award-winning, Polaris-Prize-shortlisted band Elliott Brood make their Carleton debut with a three night stand – Tuesday, November 24th (8 PM), Wednesday, November 25th (8 PM) and Thursday, November 26th (9 PM) Tickets are $25. Support on the night will be provided by Hamilton’s Grey Lands. Formed in 2002, Elliott Brood (the name, a bastardized (more…)

An Evening With Guy Davis


  • An Evening With Guy Davis
    November 23, 2015
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Legendary New York City bluesman Guy Davis makes his Carleton debut (finally) on Monday, November 23rd! Show time is 8 PM and tickets are $20 advanced or $25 at the door. Davis says his blues music is inspired by the southern speech of his grandmother. Though raised in the New York City area, he grew (more…)

Matt Minglewood


  • Matt Minglewood
    November 22, 2015
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The legendary Matt Minglewood returns to The Carleton on Sunday, November 22nd. Show time is 8 PM and tickets are $30. Cape Breton’s Matt Minglewood is one of our favourite performers and somehow manages to just get better with age. His playing and singing are better than ever and there is no better room in (more…)

The Carletones


  • November 21, 2015
    10:00 pm - 2:00 am

The (Fabulous) Carletones – Halifax’s best rocking house band – perform every Saturday night, including this one on November 21st. Show time is after 10 PM and it’s only $5 at the door to get inside to shake a leg. In case you weren’t aware, The Carletones are usually fronted by Adam Baldwin and the (more…)

JONT & The Infinite Possibility – Secret Sauce Friday Night Dance Party


  • November 20, 2015
    10:00 pm - 2:00 am

Jont & The Infinite Possibility’s Secret Sauce Dance Party makes its (hopefully monthly-ish) debut at The Carleton on Friday, November 20th. He’s promising lots of surprises, including special curated playlists for between sets and some other things we’re not at liberty to talk about, although I suspect drink specials will be among them. Live music (more…)

Monkey Junk


  • Monkey Junk
    November 19, 2015
    9:00 pm - 1:00 am

Ottawa-based, award-winning, rocking swamp/blues band – Monkey Junk – returns to The Carleton for a Thursday night show on November 19th. Show time will be after 9 PM and tickets are $15 advanced or $20 at the door. I mentioned that Monkey Junk was an “award-winning” band… 2014 Canadian Independent Music Award – Blues Artist/Group (more…)

Samantha Power


  • November 17, 2015
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Rising local country star Samantha Power returns to The Carleton for a Tuesday night show on November 17th. Show time is 8 PM. Tickets are $10 at the door. Samantha has been playing The Carleton regularly for the past couple of years and she just keeps getting better and better. If you like country music (more…)